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Yes, I will parent your child if you don’t!

On Sunday, I went along to a soft play birthday party for my niece. Not my idea of fun at the best of times but with Zach’s broken wrist, my enjoyment levels were at a minimum. I was closely supervising him whilst the others ran amok. I spoke to some of the bigger boys, my […]

Wallace and Gromit’s Musical Marvels was just that: marvellous!

After a rather busy and stressful half term, I was so excited to have something a little bit different and special to look forward to yesterday: Wallace and Gromit’s Musical Marvels at the Hexagon in Reading. I’ll be perfectly honest: my kids know nothing about Wallace and Gromit but I LOVE the genius of Nick […]

Thanks once again to our brilliant NHS

Last week was my birthday and, as you may have spotted on my #Project365 post, the day didn’t go to plan. Just after lunch Zach was playing upstairs with his siblings and cousins when he fell off the bed. He had a mark on his elbow so we applied a cold compress but then he […]

Primary SATs: the good, the bad and the ugly

The papers have arrived, the teachers are stressed. The kids probably don’t have much clue of the pressure the school is under to ‘perform’ acceptably, nor that their results will be published nationally and their school judged accordingly. This week, Key Stage 2 children, aged 10-11 will be taking their tests. Key Stage 1 children […]

#Project365 2019 week 19

Day 125: Chris and I had a lovely couple of days away in Manchester but I missed these trouble makers so much! Glad we went, but glad to be home again!   Day 126: bank holiday so the kids wanted to get out and about on their bikes. I was so relieved they could remember […]