On Monday when I collected Ethan from preschool I had one of those “blast from the past” type moments when he enthusiastically pulled out a grass head he had spent the morning making in the art room. He was SO SO happy and excited to show me it and I was loving seeing it…he really had done an amazing job and seeing it took me back to my school days… View Post

One of my most vivid childhood memories comes from a school trip I took to the Imperial war museum when I was like 9 or 10 or something (definitely towards the end of primary school). It was the best day of my life (or so I thought at the time). My favourite part was a blitz experience we took part in. I distinctly remember the emotions I felt, the smells,… View Post

I wanted for a while and for many reasons to home educate my kids (at least for the first few years) It seemed so wonderful, so flexible and suited to the child… unfortunately due to our current circumstances and my uncertainty with grief we decided school was the right thing for them right now and this week opened the page to the chapter I have been dreading – the path… View Post

You know its been a successful morning out when your kid says “Mummy I have had a lovely morning, thank you” – SCOOOORE #mummypoints to me! But aside from feeling like number 1 mum I had to agree, because we got back into the car filled with smiles, magic in our hearts and some paper binoculars all thanks to “The Rainbow Factory” in Farsley (Leeds). It is a magical play… View Post