Loud ‘n’ Proud 31.3.16
Mar31

Loud ‘n’ Proud 31.3.16

The weeks are just flying by and it’s already my turn to host Loud ‘n’ Proud again! You probably know the drill by now, but if you’re new here, welcome! This is the linky that says it’s OK to be proud of those achievements – however big or small. And it’s not all about the kids, either. Sure, you can be proud of them, but you can be proud of yourself too. Or your partner, your parents or your...

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Aiming high
Mar30

Aiming high

Just before my younger son started grammar school, I listened to the head teacher speak and I was in awe. In awe of what an amazing school my son was going to. Highly academic, yes, but that wasn’t all. This is a school that cares for its pupils and treats them all as individuals. It is a school which values and encourages sport, music, drama and art. And I felt very, very happy that my son had the opportunity to go there. But I...

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A different kind of Easter Sunday
Mar29

A different kind of Easter Sunday

When the phone rang before 8am on Easter Sunday, I knew it was bad news. Nobody rings at that time for any other reason. Least of all on Easter Sunday, least of all when we’ve just altered the clocks and it’s actually 6.57 in the ‘old money’. It was mum saying she wasn’t well. There’s been a lot of viruses going round and it seemed like she’d picked one up. She wouldn’t be able to...

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What she wore: Yellow dress for spring from House of Fraser
Mar28

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

My daughter loves wearing dresses, so she was very pleased when House of Fraser offered her a choice from their range of girls’ dresses. They have a huge range of styles and something for everyone from babies to teenagers. I’ll be honest, I was a little gobsmacked when she chose yellow! Yellow is a funny colour to wear and can easily look wrong. I was also surprised that she chose lace, something she’s never chosen...

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Silent Sunday 27.3.16
Mar27

Silent Sunday 27.3.16

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