Home educate

Preschool at Home

My son goes to nursery/preschool two days a week, and has done since he was around 9 months old. He has so much fun there, and I know it has done him the world of good. The trouble is, he has so much to do in those two days that he gets really bored and

Autumn poetry

Autumn Poetry

Fall, Leaves, Fall Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away; Lengthen night and shorten day; Every leaf speaks bliss to me Fluttering from the autumn tree. I shall smile when wreaths of snow Blossom where the rose should grow; I shall sing when night’s decay Ushers in a drearier day. -Emily Brontë-     Gathering Leaves

Dating

20 Creative Date Ideas

Dating is hard enough at the best of times, let alone when you are trying to come up with something different to the cinema or dinner. We tend to stick to the safe options to begin with, which can go one of two ways – they either help you relax and get to know one

Breastfeeding Awards

When I had my son, I really struggled with breastfeeding. I managed to feed him for 5 weeks before moving to bottles and formula, which was the best decision I could have made for both of us. I completely support the idea that breast is best, as long as it is working for both mum

Blogtober: One Year On

So what is Blogtober? Hosted by the lovely Mandi over at Big Family Organised Chaos, the premise is to write a new blog entry for every day of October. Mandi has been thoughtfully provided us with a prompt list which can either be stuck to, rearranged, or completely ignored.  This is the perfect time to