This is a collaborative post I’ve always been quite active, as a child doing all the sports clubs going (I’m sure much to my mum’s dismay as it meant she had to hang around as I did gymnastics, netball, swimming and anything else on offer!) and as an adult I’ve…

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This is a collaborative post   One of the things that I’ve been trying harder at in recent months is to be much better at looking after me. As anyone with children will attest to, it’s all too easy to get caught up in child-centred things, and, when you home…

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One of the joys of Home Ed are those moments when things just ‘click’ for your child. Those moments when you’re so proud of them, and you, for the skill that they have mastered. For me, at the moment, that had to be Mr D’s reading. I won’t lie, there…

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Do you ever sit back and watch as chaos ensues around you? This morning I had to just give in and accept that my planned ten minutes of relative peace was not going to happen. I remember, pre-children, Sunday mornings were always a quiet affair. Damian and I never really…

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When your children don’t attend nursery, it can be a bit over whelming knowing if they are on the right path; are they doing as well as they *should* be. If Mr D was in nursery or pre-school, we would. by now, have had a parents evening where we meet…

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