#ShowYouWereThere round up

Show You Were There – May round up

It’s Sunday, it’s the end of the month, and it’s time for another #ShowYouWereThere round up. In case you’ve not heard of it before, Show You Were There is my little Instagram community all about getting more parents in more photos, both with and for t ...

Twitter me and mine may 2020

Me and Mine – May 2020

I have sat for what feels like hours, trying to work out what to write for this month's me and mine post. I just don't really have much to say I suppose. There's no real news.  It feels like this last month was much the same as the one that came bef ...

help your child practice brave thinking

How to help your child practice brave thinking

The children and I have been talking a lot about our thoughts lately. Mostly about how powerful they are. About how easy it is to create self-fulfilling prophecies. We've talked about the fact that if, for example, you decide before you've even t ...

I think I might be a dog person

I think I might actually be a dog person

I always thought I was a cat person. Most people seem to fall into one of two categories, a dog person or a cat person, and I always thought I fell into the second group. My parents always had cats, my brother has a cat and my sister has just brough ...

Biscoff oaty cookies

Oaty Biscoff cookie recipe

I have got a treat for you today. If you're a fan of biscoff biscuit spread and chewy, oaty cookies then you need this recipe. These cookies only need 6 ingredients, are really simple to make and are so deliciously moreish.  The best part is that yo ...

Living arrows

Living Arrows 2020 – 21/52

Half term. I can't quite get my head around the fact that we've spent the last half term at home. Most of the time we've just sort of been getting on with it all, to the point that it all feels quite normal for us all to just be at home.  Then I act ...

Help your child stay motivated to learn at home

Helping your child stay motivated to learn at home

Whether your child is a teenager or a toddler, they will need to be kept entertained in some way whilst schools are closed. However, this doesn’t mean they can play on their digital devices all day or watch hours of television; they need to continue to le ...