Let The October Half Term Battle Begin

Tin hats at the ready as we find ourselves heading straight into the October half-term holidays. Again... It's usually this holiday and the February half term that creeps up on me. You, of course, may be wondering how I let this happen, given that we … [Read more...]

Enjoy London’s Museums At Night

Museums at Night festival sees venues all across the UK open their doors for exciting evening events and spectacular night-time displays.   You get to see and experience our beautiful museums and galleries in a very different way with … [Read more...]

Celebrate Chocolate Week

So here it is chocolate fans, the week of all weeks. Chocolate Week! 15th - 22nd of October. That's seven full days of pure indulgement. Wispa, Dairy Milk, Topic, Crunchie, Twix, Mars, Snickers KitKat, Green & Blacks. OMG, so many bars so little … [Read more...]

Let’s get down to the Nitty Gritty

Ahh the Nitty Gritty, bugs, nits, lice, fleas! Words that will strike fear into the hearts of many parents. It's a horrible sinking feeling knowing that your child has brought home little friends and an all-consuming process to check repeatedly and treat … [Read more...]

Halloween Greenwich Peninsula

Nothing says Halloween quite like pumpkin-pimpin’, face-painting and trick or treating. Join us on The Jetty, Greenwich Peninsula for an afternoon of kid-friendly, Halloween-inspired fun. Come dressed in your Halloween best for witchy crafts and … [Read more...]

October is Walk to School Month

October is Walk to School Month - Which is an excellent opportunity for children to join hundreds of thousands of other pupils across the world in celebrating the daily walk to school. Sadly new figures released by DfT last week (27 September 2108) … [Read more...]

Let’s talk about breasts

Boobs, jugs, melons, hooters, pillows, gazongas, knockers, fun bags, honkers, baps. lung protectors, beach umbrellas, traffic stoppers! We all have them. Some small enough to fit in a champagne glass and some that need what a friend affectionately calls, … [Read more...]

Start A September Do Over

January isn’t the only time to feel like you can get a fresh start. September is just as good of a month to begin again, even if you haven’t attended school for years now. The start of the school year gives the feel that you can try harder, be a bit … [Read more...]

Celebrate Harvest Festival

This year Harvest Festival falls on September 23rd. Traditionally It was a time to celebrate all that God had provided for that year. It is a worldwide celebration of all the fantastic food that has grown on the land and is one of the oldest traditions we … [Read more...]

Yummy Autumn Plum Crumble

Sticky sweet plums are one of my favourite fruits for this time of year and when baked, especially in a crumble make for one of the cosiest desserts ever. Team with custard, cream or even ice cream or add chunks of Rhubarb for a sour kick. Maybe even a … [Read more...]

Top Tips For Selling Your Home.

Have you fallen out of love with your home? Maybe you've added one child too many or need to move to be within your chosen school catchment area. Perhaps you just need a change of scenery? Whatever the reason may be, getting your home ready for sale … [Read more...]

Your Daily Bread

Our fuss-free no yeast bread recipe is great when you're short of time or in an emergency situation. Its a variation of soda bread and uses baking powder and milk rather than buttermilk and bicarb. You can make a vegan version using soy or nut milk and … [Read more...]

International Talk Like A Pirate Day

Ahoy, Mateys! Wednesday 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day!   This is a great day to get all our inner pirate out. Grab your eye patch and your sword and get ready for an adventure! So, how do we celebrate this amazing day?   Here … [Read more...]

The Best Educational & Fun Apps for Kids

Many parents have a love and hate relationship with technology when it comes to our kids. We love it because it can keep them occupied and quiet for hours on end. Sometimes parents just need a break. But we hate it because it takes forever to get them … [Read more...]

Whizz Popping Roald Dahl Day 2018

Roald Dahl Day 2018 is a fun day to celebrate this beloved author. Did you know if he were still alive today he would be 101 years old?! Which is your favourite Roald Dahl book? Matilda? Charlie and the Chocolate Factory? Or is something else? A story … [Read more...]

Celebrate Positive Thinking Day

Everyone needs a bit of positive thinking in their lives. Being mindful is part of our overall health. When we have positivity in our life, it carries over to many other aspects and areas. Yes, even as a stressed-out parent like you and I can achieve … [Read more...]

Vegetable Bake Brilliance

Nothing beats a huge vegetable bake to help break up mid-week meal boredom. Its one of those dishes where you can practically add any veg that you have and need to use up. Spice it up by adding chopped tomatoes and some chilli flakes or serve it as is, … [Read more...]

September Is Self Care Month

Did you know that September is Self-Care Month? I didn’t either. But this is a great opportunity to really take a moment and just breathe. Self-Care Month is about focusing on supporting self-care throughout communities, families and within yourself. … [Read more...]

September Baby Safety Month

September is Baby Safety Month and a great opportunity for you to make sure your little one is surrounded by the safest products you can find. Baby Safety Month is sponsored by Juvenile Products Manufacturing Association (JPMA). Their goal is to make sure … [Read more...]

First Day Jitters for Parents

First Day Jitters... It’s the first day of school for your child and you may be surprised to find that you may be (if not more) than a little nervous. It is almost like it is your first day of school. But you are not alone hundreds of parents up and down … [Read more...]