Phonics, clearing up some of the mystery.

I didn’t learn to read using phonics, as a child, so I had no real idea of what all the fuss was about them, and using the phonic method to help children learn to read, until my own children started school. This is a helpful guest post explaining how phonics work and why they are […]

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Why we chose to homeschool.

This time last year, we made a rather monumental, and life-changing parenting choice. We didn’t share with many people, initially, because we wanted to try and work out how our plan would look, and if it was working then we could share and if it didn’t work, we could go back to what we knew […]

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The Power of Education – the Education and Parent Blogger Tag

The lovely Lisa from Lisa’s Notebook tagged me in The Power of Education – the Education and Parent Blogger Tag created by Freddies’s Mummy something a bit different and an interesting way to see how we all view education and what the future holds for our children. Education for me is the most important thing you can […]

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Spotty’s Sunday – Some surprising news…

Welcome to Spotty’s Sunday. Our little corner of the blog for all things Leopard Gecko. Written by Matthew, with a little help from mum. Spotty is our Leopard gecko who is about 26 weeks old.  This week, my mum and I have been talking about how we tell if a leopard gecko is a boy […]

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Styling a bedroom just for grown ups.

*This is a collaborative post* My parenthood journey has meant making a fair number of sacrifices as we have had kids, and our priorities have changed a lot. Before we had children, our house seemed to stay clean and tidy, and things rarely got broken or damaged. Once we had childen we realized that sometimes, […]

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Tough stains on clothes? Here’s how to get them out.

*This is a collaborative post* We all have had to deal with stains on our favorite pants, shirts, or dresses in the past. Some are easier to get rid of than others. Many people have one go-to solution for removing stains. However, depending on the type of stain, you may need to use different substances. […]

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Tyre care, don’t skip it.

*This is a collaborative post that we hope will be helpful* If you own a car or use a car you know that there are certain things you need to do, legally for it to be safe to drive. Making sure your MOT is completed every year, and that your car is correctly taxed and […]

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5 Tips To Care For Your Home

*This is a collaborative post we hope you will find helpful* All homes require some maintenance to ensure that they remain running in the best condition possible. Looking after your property will help ensure that it continues to provide you with hassle-free service for many years. With this in mind, here are five tips to […]

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Project 365. A photo a day. Photos that make you smile.

Project 365. A photo a day, every day of the year.  Do you have a favorite and treasured photo that makes you smile and brings back good memories? I think we all do. This is one of mine. This photo, of what is now the tween, is one of my most favourite pictures of her […]

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Spotty’s Sunday 08/09/19 Never grab a leopard gecko’s tail!

Welcome to Spotty’s Sunday. Our little corner of the blog for all things Leopard Gecko. Written by Matthew, with a little help from mum. Spotty is our Leopard gecko who is about 26 weeks old.  This morning I woke up and realised that Spotty was about to moult (shed his skin because he is growing) […]

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