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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 […]

Good clean fun with Funatic Foam

One of the most exciting times ino our house is when I allow the children to have bubble bath. Matthew pretends to be very grown up but even he can’t resist the allure of bubbles… Funatic Foam is a new product designed to make bathtime fun as well as functional. The recyclable metal canister has […]

Should dogs be allowed on the school run?

As I have said before, I am surprised to find myself sharing a home with a dog. But Ollie is different: he’s family! There is one aspect of our life that he is not involved in and that is the school run. In the whole time we’ve been a family, Chris has brought Ollie along […]

Preparing to start infant school

Zach turns 4 in April so will be starting infant school in September. Less that 9 months to prepare him (and me!) for this big change. Having worked in schools I thought I would come up with some top tips to help make a smooth transition for children as well as parents:   Toilet training. […]

Goodbye 2019 and the whole 2010s decade!

Twenty years ago I was sat at home waiting for the end of the world as we knew it as the Millenium Bug was expected. Ten years ago I was nearly 20 weeks pregnant. Life doesn’t turn out as we expect. Hopes and fears are often unfounded. Change is scary but necessary. Today I have […]