Home Front

A series of articles concentrating on the home.

Focus on Blackheath High School

In May, Blackheath High School GDST opened the doors of its £18 million redevelopment for a Grand Opening evening welcoming parents, teachers, alumnae students and a star-studded line-up of speakers. London- UK- 6th Oct 2018.Blackheath High School. … [Read more...]

Residents Get A Bigger Win

Great news for East Greenwich residents as after a long run of local opposition to the Enderby Cruise Terminal, the site has now been bought by Criterion Capital, the owner of the famous Trocadero in Piccadilly and the Odeon Leicester Square, with new … [Read more...]

Best Friends Forever

Best friends forever. There is nothing better than finding a best friend. It is the one person who shares your interests, humour, and brand of fun. You can count on this person to be by your side during not just the good times but stand there firm for the … [Read more...]

Zombie On Out

Board up your homes and get your axes sharpened, it is Zombie Awareness Month.  This month is recognized for all thing’s zombie related.  So here are some fun zombie facts:  Did you know that there is a law in Haiti that makes it a crime to come back … [Read more...]

Eggcellent Easter Ideas For Half Term

Boom and just like that it's half term. The spring flowers have sprung, Chocolate is everywhere, days are longer and Netflix and Minecraft are not an option. Quality family time is on the menu. To help you serve up the fun, we've put together a go- … [Read more...]

Mother: The Ultimate Job

Long term team players needed for challenging permanent role in an often chaotic environment. Not all Heroes wear a cape... Candidates must have excellent communication, organisation and conflict resolution skills, be willing to work variable hours … [Read more...]

Spring Fayre Cutty Sark Gardens

Spring Fayre Cutty Sark Gardens! With bird of prey displays, classic donkey rides, sand art, live music and family fun throughout this entire FREE weekend, The Cutty Sark Spring Fayre is the place to be.  Grab your coffee from the back of a Black Cab, … [Read more...]

My Muppet Moments

Three days ago I looked at my husband and asked him to bring me his sippy cup — what a muppet. To his credit, he just raised an eyebrow and handed me his water bottle silently. In my brain, I was quite clearly saying bottle. Evidently; I was not. Since … [Read more...]

This Veganuary at Bill’s Restaurant Greenwich

Celebrating the lovely world of plants, we are joining in Veganuary this year and have a glorious menu starting from 10th January. We still have plenty of vegan and veggie dishes on all year for those who can’t wait until then. View our regular menus … [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 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...]

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...]

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...]

25 Best Books For The Under 5’s

Reading books can take you to magical places, dark alleys and mystic seas. Where the turn of a page will see the leap of a mermaid or a giant or a ghost. I am a self-confessed bookworm. I had a library card aged five and dragged my poor mum and … [Read more...]

What Makes A Good School?

This morning I was talking to a dad about some of our local school options, and he was a bit unsure of when to apply for places for his children. He was also confused on the six options you should pick and what to even look for in a school. So What … [Read more...]

John Roan Academisation

News reaches us that today that the John Roan School on Maze Hill, Greenwich, has been forced into academisation by the government. Greenwich council have said they are "disappointed".   Cllr Danny Thorpe, leader of Greenwich Council, confirmed … [Read more...]

Communicate With Your Teen Not Kevin

Teenage years are really confusing for parents and teens alike.  Kids that once seemed open and full of sharing can just withdraw. I remember hiding away with my books or just going out, giving no more than the essential need to know information. … [Read more...]

5 Great Ways To Enrich Your Children’s Moral Conscience Today

Children are the living embodiment of curiosity. Naturally gifted with intuition, and open to everything they find and eager to learn. moral-conscience moral conscience As parents, we want to raise good humans and need to help our children develop their … [Read more...]

3 Ways To Inspire A Love Of Reading

Need to inspire reading? If your kids are showing little interest in reading, there is hope. Sometimes us mums and dads have to get a bit sneaky! Here are 3 top tips that you can implement tonight to help inspire a love of reading! 1. The Early … [Read more...]