Family

Summer Bucket List

Right. It’s time. Time to get organised. Time to plan summer. Time to make BIG plans. Only, when you’re 4 (nearly 5), your version of BIG plans is different from ‘the grown-up world’. It isn’t about aeroplanes, fancy holidays or…

Family

Let’s go Fly a Kite

There are certain activities that every childhood should involve. Simple things like climbing trees, catching crabs and playing pooh sticks. They’re activities that teach you to love being outside and enjoy the British weather. In a recent conversation with my…

Parenting

Smash the Eggs

  I always wanted her to be able to enjoy cooking. Cooking is one of life’s simple pleasures. I didn’t cook much as a child, but when I got to double figures and could be trusted with a knife, a…

Reviews

Just Visiting: Diggerland

Diggers. Diggers and more diggers – What’s not to love?! Want to do something different for the day? We did. So we went to Diggerland, Yorkshire. I was slightly worried about the gender stereotypes – was it all going to…

Teaching

Teaching & the Power Struggle

Ping. Ping. Ping.   I heard them fall. Momentarily, it distracted me from the target group I was teaching to multiply 2 digit by 2 digit numbers. I gazed around the room with that expert teacher scan. The quick glance…