Stopping at Two

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Teacher Thank You Gift Ideas

The end of the academic year is here at last, and for a lot of pupils and parents it is a time to say thank you to teachers and teaching assistants for their hard...

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Interactive Baby Annabell and Comfort Seat

Emily can’t get enough of baby dolls. I watch her caring for her babies and think about what a great big sister she would be. She loves feeding them with a bottle, swaddling them...

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Num Noms Series 2

Readers of my blog will know that we tried out the cute collectibles – Num Noms – when they were released in the UK back in March. If you missed our review of them...

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A day at Trentham Gardens

Last weekend we met up with friends at Trentham Gardens, part of the Trentham Estate in Stoke-on-Trent. It was a lovely day – one of the best we have had for a while. Emily...

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NOW TV Kids Pass

Whilst I don’t like to let my girls watch hours of TV, sometimes TV can be a real godsend. For a start, it means that I can go to the toilet without an audience,...

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Best Relationship With Your Child DVDs

I was recently sent a series of new DVDs called “Best Relationship with your child” from highly respected child psychologist and psychotherapist, Dr Margot Sunderland. She is Director of Education and Training at the Centre for...

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Project Mc2 Giveaway

As a Science teacher, I know the importance of engaging young people – especially girls – with the subject. Project Mc2 is an American TV series, showing on Netflix which aims to help address...

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Remain or Leave?

There has been much debate in the household over the last couple of months over the “remain or leave” issue. The majority believe that we really are “stronger together”, and there is no question...

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Gloucester Gin Festival

Last Friday night I spent the evening doing something that I thoroughly enjoy – drinking gin. But this wasn’t the usual couple of G&Ts on the sofa catching up with some TV, this was with...