‘The I Can Journal’ – A Journal for Children

‘The I Can Journal’ Today Aurelia had her first experience with a journal specifically designed for children and she absolutely…

Are There Big Wild Cats in Britain?

I’ve always been a believer that there are big cats roaming Britain and that most of these sightings are authentic.…

English Resources for Key Stage 1 Children

Since lockdown began, I have been making use of some of the incredible English resources on offer for my daughter…

Reading the Classics: The Old Curiosity Shop

Reading the Classics has been a rather neglected category of my blog, precisely because I decided to tackle the mammoth…

Mindfulness Activities for Children

Since Lockdown, mindfulness has become a prominent theme. Indeed, my daughter’s have been receiving lots of academic work from their…

Make Reading Fun with Personalised Books

Those of us who are home schooling our children at the moment are all in need of a boost! Of…

“What’s Going On?” How to Help Children Cope With Lockdown

The Covid – 19 pandemic has caused a huge amount of confusion, panic and fear amongst the entire population. One…

10 Books That Have Stayed With Me

1. To Kill a Mockingbird The first book on my list of books that have stayed with me has to…

Top 10 Places to Visit in England with Children

Throughout lockdown, I’ve been thinking about all of the wonderful places I’ve visited with my family over the past few…

How I’m Getting Fit at Home During Lockdown

With our movements restricted and time outdoors limited, I’ve set myself a task. Over the past few weeks, I’ve been…

My Favourite Inspirational Quotes From History

During this time of uncertainty and isolation, we all need a good old pick me up! I’ve put together a…

Help! I Destroyed My Hair! Tips for Treating Damaged Hair

So what do I know about treating damaged hair? Well, let me tell you my story. Last July I absolutely…

Ways to Keep the Children Entertained During Lockdown

We’re just entering week 3 of our lockdown and for some, tensions are starting to boil. Everyday trying to find…

Sites Offering Free Resources for Children

In the coming weeks, we all need to find ways to keep the kids entertained for the sake of our…

The Colosseum, A Brief History

It is the most impressive, the most stately, the most solemn, grand, majestic, mournful sight, conceivable. Never, in its bloodiest…

Visiting Vatican City

If you’re visiting Rome, you’ll want to visit Rome’s biggest tourist attraction, the Vatican City. The Vatican lies within the…

Feeling Great with Feel Good Coffee

As the clock struck midnight on 1st January, I not only ushered in a new year and a new decade,…

Family Fun at Ordsall Hall

On a wet and cold February half term day, we explored a number of attractions in Salford. The morning we…