Back to School September Clutter Clearing

At the end of the summer holiday, I walk around the house and wonder again how we have managed to accumulate so much stuff and how much waste we seem to produce. Rationally, I know what we have to do…

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Can we talk about school uniforms?

If you’ve ever heard me in the school playground, you will already know my views on school uniform. If you haven’t, and as it is back to school, I am more than happy to share my thoughts with you too…

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Becoming a gender stereotype, one nice dinner at a time

We have never really been a family of gender stereotypes. We’ve always had to pitch in as need and finances demand it. I don’t know if it is the limited palate of lockdown life or if I’m just getting older. But all of a sudden, I have that yearning to become a more typical domestic goddess

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Five Favourite Painted Pebble Activities for Kids

My love affair with painted pebbles began when we spent an afternoon at East Riddlesden Hall, a National Trust property. There, in the outdoor discovery garden, was this outdoor game of tic-tac-toe using painted pebbles…

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Dino Ranger Treasure Hunt

We were invited to try out a Dino Ranger Treasure Hunt created by Wonder Adventures and available at www.treasurehuntadventurepacks.com . My 6 year old is absolutely dinosaur mad so I jumped at the chance to…

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