Living Arrows

Living Arrows 2020 – 14/52

I have a feeling this week will be an interesting one. We're into the third week of all of us being at home, and the first week of trying to fit school work into the juggle of it all. Over the last week we've just tried to keep things as, relatively ...

me and mine March 2020

Me and Mine – March 2020

I think it's safe to say that things have changed quite a bit since I wrote last month's me and mine post. It feels so strange thinking that it was only a month ago that we had a house full of girls celebrating Nerys' birthday.  Only a month ago we wer ...

Living arrows

Living Arrows 2020 – 13/52

So we're one week into having the children home from school and I am so grateful that the powers that be decided to bring forward the Easter holidays for us. It's meant that we've been able to take our time and adjust to all being at home together.  St ...

Things you learn when you become a parent

Things you find out when you become a parent

Becoming a parent is an exciting and scary time in your life, no matter what age you are when you find out you’re having a child, it can be quite overwhelming initially. However, this is often because becoming a parent is delving into the unknown and the ...

Make the most of spring at home

Making the most of spring in your home

Although it’s always a little bit risky to welcome Spring in the UK, with the realistic possibility that wind and rain will follow before too long, the signs are definitely in evidence. Days are already getting longer, daffodils are appearing in ever grea ...

Working while teaching the children at home

Working and teaching the children at home

One of the first part time jobs I had as a teenager was as a tutor. I helped children up to 11+ age with English and maths at a tuition centre that my mum ran.  It taught me so much about how different people learn, and helped me find different ways to ...

Living arrows

Living Arrows 2020 – 12/52

For the last few years I've been doing a little personal photography project. On the 10th of each month I take 10 photos, with the aim of creating a little snapshot of our life at that time. This month I felt completely uninspired though.  The 10th ...