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Top tips for home learning: nobody’s perfect

So we are back to home learning. This time the schools have prepared more work because remote learning plans needed to be oin place. But as a teaching assistant in an infant school, we were not expecting last week’s Prime Minister statement. We were in school on Monday and instead of being able to plan […]

A decade of being a mum

This week Matthew will turn 10. A whole decade of being a mum. Ten years that have been so long and so short. Here I am in May 2010, days before giving birth for the first time: So what have I learned, what words of wisdom can I impart to expectant parents and exhausted newborn […]

The social dangers of coronavirus measures

There is a lot of talk on social media and in the press about the measured response in the UK compared to other countries. I fully expect schools and businesses to close at some point but for now we need to keep the economy afloat and protect our society from a number of other factors […]

‘Please explain terrorism to me’, by Laurie Zelinger

This is a book that I hope I never have to read again or show my children. But I will because the world we live in is not a kind one 🙁 It is incredibly sad that we need this book but that makes it even more important to read it and use the techniques […]