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Motherhood

Oops, I joined the PTA!

School politics are a tricky business from the moment you start sizing people up on the playground at the start of Year R. I am sorry to admit that I am quite judgmental even though I try not to be, and have always considered the PTA to be saintly do-gooders, super mums who take everything […]

Our latest family obsession: Horrible Histories

Three months ago, we headed off on holiday to Scotland, little realising that a new obsession was about to hit us, pow! Unbeknown to me, Matthew had been watching Horrible Histories on his Kindle for a while and learning the Kings and Queens song. Over the next 10 days as we traversed the highlands and […]

Getting back in the school routine and being mindful of dental health

We had a brilliant summer. Now we are back to school and work. Routine is back on track again and the holidays feel like they never even happened. One thing that never lost its importance was brushing our teeth. As a former dental nurse, I am aware of the importance of teaching effective brushing techniques […]

Fun with family and friends at local free events at McDonald’s

  We were delighted to be invited to attend a regional family event at McDonald’s. We visited the Basingstoke branch to explore how the team are encouraging family fun with events and activities. Upstairs in the restaurant is a dedicated play area which is bright and colourful. What I loved most is the Perspex screens […]

The Mum Tag 2019

I was tagged by Twicemicrowaved Tea to answer 15 questions about being a mum. So here we go: 1. Favourite mum hack? Sibling competition is a great way to get things done. Praise one child for tidying up and suddenly they all want to do it to get positive attention too! 2. Most embarrassing mum […]