Having taken a gamble last autumn to join a Spanish learning group with the children, I am ever more convinced of the benefits of learning a language at a young age. Children are like sponges and the best time for learning a language is when doing so is easy –…

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So, Easter has been and gone and despite Easter falling quite late this year, it did still seem to all of a sudden be upon us from nowhere. We don’t really have any particular Easter traditions, something we ought to rectify! Good Friday is usually a pretty quiet day, and…

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I can scarcely believe that I am thinking about gifts for Mr. D’s third birthday. It seems almost impossible that he will soon turn three; it feels like only moments ago we were celebrating his first birthday. The children have so much ‘stuff’ be it books, toys etc and in…

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