Month: October 2018

Baby Wearing Coats & Jackets…waterproof and warm

Baby Wearing Coats & Jackets…waterproof and warm

Are you looking for the best baby wearing coats and jackets? We’ve been spoilt this year in France as our summer basically lasted until the end of October (In Wales it’s pretty much Autumn by mid-June!). Summer ended abrubtly though and we went from shorts […]

Why I won’t make my children sit still…

Why I won’t make my children sit still…

I’ll admit that as a 21-year-old teacher I used the words ‘sit still’ more than I probably should have! I didn’t know it at the time. I’d been trained to think that learning meant sitting still. I was taught to utilise several strategies to ‘encourage’ […]

Best Dry Bag Backpack – Overboard Bag…it’s affordable, looks good and is waterproof!

Best Dry Bag Backpack – Overboard Bag…it’s affordable, looks good and is waterproof!

Best Waterproof Bag What’s the best dry bag backpack for SUP, kayaking, days out at the beach, lake or just really really wet weather!? When we were searching for the best dry bag backpack last year we were amazed by how expensive some of them […]

The Best GPS Watch for SUP – 2019

The Best GPS Watch for SUP – 2019

GPS Watch for Paddle Boarding There are a number of GPS watches on the market but which is the best GPS watch for SUP? A GPS watch provides you with important data that allows you to monitor your fitness and activities. It can also help to […]

Zero Waste Bathroom

Zero Waste Bathroom

Ideas for a Zero Waste Bathroom The bathroom. Usually the smallest room in the house but it’s responsible for producing a lot of waste! Our shampoo bottles and toilet rolls are often overlooked when it comes to  recycling too with only 50% ending up in […]

How to teach your kids to socialize…respectfully!

How to teach your kids to socialize…respectfully!

It’s difficult to write about parenting without coming across as overly judgemental. There are so many different opinions and most claim that research is on their side. I write this as a former Early Years Teacher and as a parent. I write it knowing how […]

A Letter To Headteachers Everywhere…

A Letter To Headteachers Everywhere…

Dear Headteacher, Summer is over and your classrooms are full of smartly dressed students once again. My child won’t be among them because I’m saddened by the state of Education in this country. I’m saddened that children so young are already bored with learning. Their […]

Parenting Rules That Were Made To Be Broken

Parenting Rules That Were Made To Be Broken

I’ve always been a bit of a follow the rules girl. I generally did what I was told as a child (don’t ask my mum 😂), I kept my head down at school and I’ve never really been in trouble. Go me! However, having kids […]