Surviving The Clock Change With Young Children

Surviving The Clock Change With Young Children

I suddenly realised with HORROR that there’s a clock change this weekend. Something so simple […]

The Love Jug

The Love Jug

One of the most important things to me, is for our kids to feel loved […]

A Sleepover With A Twist

A Sleepover With A Twist

If you really want to surprise your kids and do something different for them, while […]

Keeping Christmas Magical For Older Children

Keeping Christmas Magical For Older Children

Keeping Christmas magical for older children is something all us Christmas lovers wish for. We have so […]

Ways To Help Make A Magical Childhood

Ways To Help Make A Magical Childhood

‘A Magical Childhood’ is something we’d all love our kids to have.  There’s very little […]

Fun Children’s Birthday Tradition – Interview With The Kids!

Fun Children’s Birthday Tradition – Interview With The Kids!

This is such a fun children’s birthday tradition, and a great way to keep a record of […]

Supporting Unsure Young Writers – Guest Post

Supporting Unsure Young Writers – Guest Post

Thank you so much to Gill Pawley from Inkpots for this very helpful guest post […]

Developing Your Child’s Imagination …

Developing Your Child’s Imagination …

Like many parents, I swing between feeling guilty I don’t play with the kids enough, […]

Doing Story Time With Your Kids…When You Can’t Be There

Doing Story Time With Your Kids…When You Can’t Be There

We’ve all cuddled up for story time with our kids and enjoyed the closeness of […]

Why & How To Get Santa Signing In Makaton This Year!

Why & How To Get Santa Signing In Makaton This Year!

This wonderful guest post on why and how to get a Santa signing in Makaton […]

Things To Do Over The School Holidays! FREE eBook

Things To Do Over The School Holidays! FREE eBook

Over 80 outdoor & indoor activities for children to do during the school holidays in this […]

FREE eBook: Ways To Encourage Children To Read

FREE eBook: Ways To Encourage Children To Read

If you have a reluctant or wobbly reader in your house and wonder if they’ll ever want to snuggle […]

Sensory Processing Disorder: Meltdown Management

Sensory Processing Disorder: Meltdown Management

This post on Sensory Processing Disorder: System Overload  is the 4th in the series of […]

Ways To Handle The ‘Is Father Christmas Real?’ Question

Ways To Handle The ‘Is Father Christmas Real?’ Question

We will all be asked at least once … “Is Father Christmas Real?” One of […]

Precious One-to-One Bonding: A ‘Special Day’

Precious One-to-One Bonding: A ‘Special Day’

The big kids (eight and seven years old) asked me again last week, ‘Mum, when […]

5 Reasons You Should Try Shopping In A Charity Shop – Guest Post

5 Reasons You Should Try Shopping In A Charity Shop – Guest Post

Jo’s daughter is in reception at the same school as our youngest, so I bump […]

If Your Child Is Struggling At School

If Your Child Is Struggling At School

If Your Child Is Struggling At School is a post I wrote on the back of […]

Dealing With After-School Tantrums & Tiredness

Dealing With After-School Tantrums & Tiredness

We’re having strops, tantrums and loud shouts of ‘NO!’ after school, which I’m assured is […]

Calm Down.  It’s Just Birthday Cake!

Calm Down. It’s Just Birthday Cake!

Photo courtesy of Jake Bellucci As far as I know, it’s now absolutely the norm […]

Our Boy With Down Syndrome Starts School

Our Boy With Down Syndrome Starts School

Exactly four years to the day after having Open-Heart Surgery and dithering about whether or not to delay […]

Should Primary School Kids Get Homework?

Should Primary School Kids Get Homework?

Photo: Courtesy of Bart After a long and not quite so hot and balmy summer, […]