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Puro sound labs Junior Jams headphones review

My children have no idea how lucky they are. I realise this will make me sound incredibly old, but when I was little we only had a few hours of children's television each day.  Now my children have access to pretty much anything they want to watch, at ...

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Siblings project – October 2019

On the drive home from school the other day Rhys said he can't believe how fast this year is going.  And all I could really say was, same buddy.  Same. The weeks and months are flying by and as much I want to stay in denial about it it'll be Christmas ...

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Living Arrows 2019 – 41/52

After the out-of-routine-ness of the week before last, last week was nicely back to normal. Nerys was back at school and seeming more like her normal self and I managed to remember what clubs were on what days so all was right with the world. This w ...

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Simple brownie recipe

Brownies. Ahh, brownies. Honestly, can you beat a good brownie when you need a chocolate fix?! I'm not sure you can! Now normally I would tell a nice story about making these with the children and about how much fun we had, but I have a feelin ...

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9 easy-to-watch movies on Netflix this autumn

With the seasons changing and the nights getting darker earlier, this is the perfect time of year to curl up and watch a film or two. The thing for me though is that I hardly ever just watch a film. I tend to watch them while I'm working, or reading ...

Classroom tricks to try at home

9 classroom tricks you should try at home

My children are both in primary school at the moment and as they work their way through the years, with different teachers along the way, I'm realising that we can learn a fair bit from the way the teachers handle things in the classroom. Here are 9 tr ...

When can my child walk to school alone

What age can my child walk to school alone?

Walking to school is great because it allows children to get some fresh air and exercise. However, it’s not always appropriate for your child to walk to school without an adult. Of course, this depends on your child’s age, maturity and the general saf ...