The Way Home – Esther Wane

*This is a book review post, I was kindly sent a copy of The Way Home to read, and review* When I was first asked if I would like to review The Way Home, by Esther Wane, I was a little apprehensive. It’s a book written describing a couple, who fall in love, get married, […]

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Migraine Alert and how I cope.

All of my adult life, I have struggled with migraines. After investigations, tests, visits to various doctors it seems they are mostly due to hormone fluctuations, and can be triggered by tiredness. I can go for weeks and sometimes months without one, then may struggle with one or two bad migraine attacks over a week, […]

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Measure Mate – a handy learning tool from Learning Resources UK

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent a Measure Mate to try out and review* As a home school parent, this year, I have been somewhat overwhelmed by what is actually available in terms of resources and equipment available to us. Working out what we need, and don’t need, what is worth investing […]

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18 summers? Nah, not here…

In the past few years, I have seen posts doing the rounds about only having “18 Summers” with our children. The point of these posts being that we only have 18 summer holidays with our kids, and that somehow we need to make sure these summers are magical, perfect, and special, because when our kids […]

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Getting beach ready with Tesalate

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent an item to review and share about* The summer holidays are here and many of us are lucky enough to be heading off to warm places to enjoy a summer break. You might be heading somewhere near a beach or a spot to swim, or where […]

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Don’t let them win. Bullying didn’t break us.

A year ago, I walked up to a group of parents in the playground of our school, and told them, in no uncertain terms, what I thought of their children. I had spent eighteen months, biting my tongue. Eighteen months, propping my daughter up as she was picked on, harassed, teased and made to feel […]

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