Kids · Parenting

A Parents’ Guide To GCSE Exams

AD| Exam period is tough for students, but a crucial stage in their lives nonetheless. The grades your child receives will help determine how they progress with their education, and ultimately their career. All parents want their children to do well in their exams and there are ways you can help. Dover College have put… Continue reading A Parents’ Guide To GCSE Exams

Parenting

Top Tips To Help Your Teen Do Well At School

AD | Parents play a huge role in the educational success of their teenage children. A little support and guidance goes a long way and even though teenagers are seeking their own independence, parental involvement is vital. Here are some  top tips from a private senior school in Hertfordshire for parents who want to help… Continue reading Top Tips To Help Your Teen Do Well At School

Kids · Reviews

Review: Imaginative Learning With Gopak Activity Tables

Imaginative play is so important for development at any age, but for those in EYFS and Key Stage 1 it forms a significant part of their learning alongside more academic topics. Leo is nearing the end of his Reception Year at school and during his time there his imagination and creativity have come on in leaps and bounds. He really… Continue reading Review: Imaginative Learning With Gopak Activity Tables

Books · Kids

Book Review: Magic Pie By Robyn Embrey

Children's imaginations are limitless! Everything in they encounter in their everyday life can be immediately created into something new! It's this imagination and fun that inspired Mum of two and author Robyn Embrey to begin documenting some of her own children's adventures. Her recently released children's book Magic Pie takes is inspired by her own children,… Continue reading Book Review: Magic Pie By Robyn Embrey

Days Out, Events & Holiday's · Reviews

Review: Blair Drummond Safari Park, Stirling, Scotland

We love nothing more than exploring new places to visit as a family, however during the Winter these trips tend to tail off due to the colder weather and we find ourselves opting for indoor activities instead. Fast forward to Spring though and we’re more than ready to bundle ourselves up against the wind and drizzle… Continue reading Review: Blair Drummond Safari Park, Stirling, Scotland

Blogging

Meet The Blogger: Laura From Em & Me

Welcome back to my Meet The Blogger feature and this week I'm interviewing Laura who blogs over at Em & Me. I adore Laura's blog which has a great mix of parenting, fashion and lifestyle posts meaning everyone is bound to find content to suit their tastes. Have a read all about this fabulous blog… Continue reading Meet The Blogger: Laura From Em & Me

Books · Kids

Book Review: Who Do I See In The Mirror? By Vese Aghoghovbia Aladewolu

In today's modern world of social media and press coverage urging everyone to try and achieve the 'perfect' look, it really worries me the pressure that children growing up in this environment will feel.  I have always made sure to reinforce how beautifully unique and special each of my children are and urge them not… Continue reading Book Review: Who Do I See In The Mirror? By Vese Aghoghovbia Aladewolu

Books · Kids

Book Review: We All Need Friends By Dawn-Maria France

I recently posted a review of  The Naughtiest Girl In The World By Dawn-Maria France which I had been sharing with my son Leo and I was thrilled when we recently received the second book in the Jenny and Phillip series to read. This follow up story again features independent and self-assured Jenny and her magical… Continue reading Book Review: We All Need Friends By Dawn-Maria France

Blogging

Meet The Blogger: Gemma From Yorkshire Mum Of 4

Today's blogger in the spotlight is Gemma from Yorkshire Mum Of 4 - hats off to her my three are handful enough as it is! Gemma's blog is stuffed to the brim with a variety of lifestyle and family posts which I personally really enjoy. There is something for everyone and all her content is… Continue reading Meet The Blogger: Gemma From Yorkshire Mum Of 4

Books

Book Review: Absolutely Smashing It By Kathryn Wallace

As soon as I read the blurb for this brand new release I knew it was a must-read for me and I was thrilled when the lovely Kirsteen Astor at Little Brown UK offered to send me a proof copy. Promising to be similar to the novels written by Gill Sims by offering a humorous take… Continue reading Book Review: Absolutely Smashing It By Kathryn Wallace