The essentials to start your new sport at secondary school #ad
Jul15

The essentials to start your new sport at secondary school #ad

This post contains a sponsored link #ad Secondary school sport can be a gateway into professional sports. Most national sports scouts go to secondary schools and local kids’ teams to look for talent. To perfect your child’s skill in their chosen sport, they need to have the correct equipment. (In our case, it’s long jump spikes, not any old spikes!) If you’re new to school sport, you may or may not know that:...

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Silent Sunday 23.5.21
May23

Silent Sunday 23.5.21

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Home improvements – if money were no object… #ad
Mar23

Home improvements – if money were no object… #ad

This post contains a sponsored link #ad Every spring, we do some sort of home improvements. We moved into our house in 2014 and it needed a lot of work. We replaced the upstairs bathroom immediately, then the kitchen the following year – which desperately need doing. A year later, we did the downstairs toilet and in 2018, my favourite thing – our ensuite bathroom. It is beautiful now, but before it was so bad that if it...

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Karndean brings excitement to your children’s rooms #ad
Feb09

Karndean brings excitement to your children’s rooms #ad

This is a sponsored post #ad Children and teenagers require stability, and change can offset their rest patters more than we realise. It’s easy to think that once they are taller than us, that our kids are all grown up, but teenagers are still children with a lot of developing to do! When it comes to their bedrooms you need to be sure that they have a place that is secure and comfortable, to provide stability and fuel their...

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Our garden: Getting to grips with the grass #ad
May27

Our garden: Getting to grips with the grass #ad

This is a sponsored post #ad I wrote only yesterday about our garden and the challenges with have with finding the right plants to fit in the right places in our borders. It has been a long learning process and we still don’t really have it completely sussed. But I didn’t mention our grass. Our garden is predominantly grass, and we’re lucky that we’ve got quite a lot of it. It’s good for kicking a ball...

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Planning your teenager’s future with MyTutor #ad
May19

Planning your teenager’s future with MyTutor #ad

In return for an honest review of MyTutor, I have received payment for this post and my son has received an hour-long session with a MyTutor tutor.  The teenage years are a minefield. Not only are they juggling hormones and friendships, they also need to be thinking about their futures. Planning for the future starts pretty early – in year 9 (or even year 8 in some schools) – when they take their GCSE options. Things get...

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