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Happy birthday, 14 year old boy!

Happy birthday to my younger son. You are 14 today! You’ve been a...

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Looking after the family cars

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The new school – first parents’ evening

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October half-term – not going on holiday

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Happy birthday, 14 year old boy!

Happy birthday to my younger son. You are 14 today! You’ve been a...

Stroud half marathon – can I do it?

Usually when I train for a half marathon I get to the point where I...

The new school – first parents’ evening

My daughter has been in Year 7 at a girls’ grammar school for half a...

Betty Box monthly treats for teen girls

Regular readers will know that I finally had the dreaded puberty talk with...

Summer Frenzy Haribo review and giveaway

Everyone’s favourite sweets, Haribo, are back with a summer twist....

Dancewear from Dance Gear

Dancewear can sometimes look a bit boring – leotards, leggings,...

Project 365 2017 Week 41

It’s been another busy week of work, although I did take a rare day...

What she wore: Yellow dress for spring from House of Fraser

My daughter loves wearing dresses, so she was very pleased when House of...

What she wore: Not growing

It’s been a long time since I posted one of my daughter’s...

What she wore: Vertbaudet dungaree dress

I bought a lot of clothes from Vertbaudet back in the day. I first...