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Kids go back to school

Kids go back to school; mummy goes back to blogging So that is it (for now and fingers crossed forever) no more home educating or distance learning for us as the kids go back to school.  We managed the first day of the  school run and now I can get back to the blog.  Sorry […]

Dream Team Summer Edition

The Awesome Dream Team Linky Summer Edition!!

Bloggers Dream Team Linky summer edition! Hello and a sunny, blue skied welcome to this year’s Dream Team linky summer edition.  This is a bit different to normal so please please please read the new rules for August.  They are only short so it won’t take long, but there are big changes so you need […]

Character Education

Character Education with Role Models UK

Character Education for kids Recently we were offered the chance to try the online character education courses run by Role Models UK, but what is Character Education and why do we need to bother with this aspect of development for our children as well as everything else on the list?  In this post we explore […]

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8 Awesome Social Distancing Kids Birthday Ideas

Social Distancing Kids Birthday – is that even possible? We all want some normal back in our lives don’t we?  The lockdown in the UK has been eased, but it will be a while before we are back to the big kids birthday birthday parties we were used to organising for our kids.  Social distancing […]

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Bloggers Dream Team Linky 210

Bloggers Dream Team Linky 210 Hello and a big welcome to this week’s Dream Team linky party. It’s great to see you all and sorry that I was absent last week.  We went camping in my parents back garden.  It sounds silly, but it was like a mini holiday.  This weekend we are back to our lockdown […]

Science at home for science week for kids

Science at Home with a science week for kids

As I write this we are in what feels like week 3000 of home schooling, home learning, crisis schooling or whatever else you want to call it…  To say that motivation is beginning to dip is a huge understatement…  If you are feeling the same or if you just fancy trying out something different and […]

11 ways to have fun at home

11 Fun Family Lockdown Activities

Fun Family Lockdown Activities  – Are they still needed? Lockdown may be easing slightly in the UK, but it is certainly not all back to normal and I for one have been running out of ways to entertain these kids that doesn’t really involve going anywhere.   There are only so many times we can go […]

10 ways to maintain kids lockdown friendships

ADVERT; This post includes gifted items from #KindiKids and affiliate links There are many things about lockdown that could be hard for kids to deal with; being out of routine, not being with their friends and having to suddenly learn at home with mummy or daddy as the teacher!  I have found my own children […]

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Why I am not sending my reception children back to school – yet!

I am not sure if I have had to make a tougher decision as a parent than whether to send my reception children back to school when they (possibly) reopen on the 1st June.  Corona virus has changed so very much for all of us and for those of us who are parents perhaps the […]

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13 Awesome Kids Lockdown Birthday Ideas to make it special

Having a kids birthday during lockdown is not ideal.  There is no two ways about it.  There won’t be a birthday party and if you had one booked you will have to cancel it and possibly not get your money back which is what has happened to us; so thanks to that company!  There also […]