Would My Child Benefit From Extra Tuition?

Would My Child Benefit From Extra Tuition? This is a question that will come up at least once in every parents’ life. More than likely it will come up a number of times for different subjects and at different ages but what do we do about it? For some the idea of additional tuition is normal for others it feels hard to admit it’s needed, it also carries a cost in terms of money and time. There are lots of […]

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Winter Is Coming: Does Your Boiler Need Servicing?

Winter Is Coming: Does Your Boiler Need Servicing? No hot shower to start the day? Do you have to boil the kettle before taking your bath? Your radiators don’t emit heat whenever the temperature drops? Now that winter is approaching, everyone needs a boiler that works properly. Frequent boiler servicing is the only way to ensure the effectiveness of this important piece of equipment. Don’t let a lack of proper heating make you frantically search for a hot water bottle […]

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Wroxham Barns – October Half Term 2020!

Wroxham Barns – October Half Term 2020! When we visited Wroxham Barns in the summer it had a newly changed format of a one ticket price includes all with the Fun Park and Junior Farm included in that price with unlimited access! We thought it worked really well, made the day much more enjoyable and absolutely hit all the parenting targets for a cost effective day – I love being able to tell the kiddos they can go on as […]

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Wellbeing Post COVID!

Wellbeing Post COVID! I’ve written lots on my blog and in both my newspaper columns about having better maternal mental health care in the UK in the wake of COVID19 restrictions which have seen new mums left out in the cold for the vast majority of their pre and post natal care. While new mums are an extremely vulnerable group at the best of times with hormonal changes and a very new lifestyle to adapt to it occurred to me […]

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What To Do In Norfolk This October Half Term!

What To Do In Norfolk This October Half Term! We may have lower numbers than lots of other parts of the country but it’s still going to be a mindfully distanced half term for those of us in Norfolk so what is there to do with the kids this holiday that will keep us obeying the rules and at the same time having fun with the kiddos? Trick or treating is out so it’s about thinking outside the box! We […]

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Creative Children’s Bedroom Redecoration Ideas

Creative Children’s Bedroom Redecoration Ideas Has your child outgrown their nursery?  Do you need to start thinking about how to redecorate their bedroom?  Well, no doubt you’ll want to create a fun yet practical bedroom, ideally one that won’t need redoing for a good number of years.  There are plenty of ways to achieve this, and below are a few ideas to help get your creativity flowing. Pick a cool theme It’s always nice to be able to design a […]

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Halloween Murder Mystery – FREE TEMPLATE!

Halloween Murder Mystery – FREE TEMPLATE! When the kiddos asked me what we could do for Halloween in a semi locked down COVID Britain it was a bit of a conundrum. No trick or treating, no ordinary days out and certainly no Halloween party put us in a bit of a pickle but we LOVE to get dressed up, celebrate and decorate so we needed to think of something. Florence came up with the idea of doing a Murder Mystery […]

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Secrets You Should Know About Writing Great Songs or How to Fish Downstream from Bob Dylan!

Secrets You Should Know About Writing Great Songs or How to Fish Downstream from Bob Dylan! Been a while since I lived up to the name of my blog but we are the rocknroller babies for a reason. When I met my husband he wasn’t a teacher wearing a shirt and tie (which is why I never iron them for him – false representation and all that) but a scruffy boy in a band! He still plays and sings and […]

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Active Iron Pregnancy!

Active Iron Pregnancy! The need for iron supplements during pregnancy falls down to the fact your body will increase blood supply by 30-50%. The iron in your blood makes the hemoglobin, which carries oxygen to other cells in your body but research has shown women very often don’t, at the best of times, have a diet rich enough in iron to have sufficient funds to meet daily needs and when pregnant can have even less. You could need 30mg per […]

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Grass: Setting the Right Foundation for Your Garden

Grass: Setting the Right Foundation for Your Garden Who has the time to maintain a garden these days? If you have got children running around, you need to make sure that your garden is easy to look after but also looks impressive. However, this is easier said than done. This is where we need to ensure that our garden doesn’t just look good, but we need to make sure that we look after it without feeling overwhelmed by the sheer […]

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