Silent Sunday 17.11.19
Nov17

Silent Sunday 17.11.19

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Project 365 2019 Week 46
Nov16

Project 365 2019 Week 46

After the disappointment of last year, my daughter was back at panto rehearsals this week. Which means the rest of our life is pretty much on hold for now. Here’s our week in pictures… Day 314 – Sunday 10th November – no, it’s not another shoe week! My daughter did her first athletics competition representing the club today – an indoor competition. I took photos, but by the time I’d blurred...

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The Incredible Teenage Brain by Bettina Hohnen
Nov15

The Incredible Teenage Brain by Bettina Hohnen

These books were sent to me for the purposes of this review. All opinions are my own #ad #gifted Teenagers are a funny thing, aren’t they? If you haven’t been blessed with any yet, just you wait! I know there are a lot of people who find teenagers harder work than toddlers, although that hasn’t been the case for me. But they are complex characters – both wonderful and frustrating, both child and adult. And...

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‘It’s not a fashion show’
Nov13

‘It’s not a fashion show’

‘It’s not a fashion show’ is one of my favourite phrases. I use it to make my husband and kids stop and think if they’re being a bit silly about clothes. Because life isn’t a fashion show. School isn’t a fashion show, work isn’t a fashion and running most definitely isn’t a fashion show. It doesn’t matter if your clothes don’t match 100% of the time. Yes, you have to have a...

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Decorating ready for Christmas
Nov12

Decorating ready for Christmas

This is a collaborative post. So it’s mid-November now and, as regular readers know, I’m a bit of a Scrooge. But I’m also a realist. Christmas doesn’t happen by magic (if only it did, eh?), it takes some work! Usually by mums. And it’s best to start that work in November. Although it’s still a few more weeks until most of us start decorating our houses ready for Christmas, now is a good time to take...

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