Some children are so obviously like one or the other of their parents, they really are ‘mini me’s’. When I was growing up people often said I was like my mum, but she and people who’d known my dad, always said I was more like him in mannerisms. Even though my colouring was more like … Read More about My mini me – who is your child like?
Summer arrives and that means lots of days out for a lot of families. Nowadays, many places offer an annual pass option, with some letting you upgrade your day ticket for free. It means it’s great for locals who can return time and time again. Other organisations like National Trust or English Heritage let you … Read More about How to make the most of your National Trust annual pass or other passes
It’s been a busy week. Less so for work, but school is ramping up the ‘fun’ getting to the end of term activities and trips, so logistics have been challenging, and we’ve been prepping for performances. It’s now week 27 for Project 52, photo for every week of the year. On Sunday, it was thankfully … Read More about Project 52 2019 week 27 – indoors sprocker
I love how much N is engaged with tennis. I don’t think he’s obsessed – he certainly doesn’t want to play every night like he used to last year. If I get him a rebounder he might change his mind about that – and he might be fighting me off it! But he really enjoys … Read More about Tennis achievements: moving up to mini orange tennis stage
Another month of primary school has gone and we’re less than a month away from the end of year 3. Here’s what’s been going on in June’s School Days. Assessments I think N is better on the exam side than general school work. The assessments they did last month, didn’t phase him, so hopefully that … Read More about School days in June – primary school year 3
Party bags can seem like so much hassle, and they can add up to a substantial amount of money if you’re hosting a large kids party. But it’s still nice to give a small toy and cake, even if you do want to get rid of the plastic tat that usually ended up broken straight … Read More about Go greener with eco friendly party bag ideas