Keep them healthy as they had back to school!


We are currently trying to squeeze every last minute that we can out of the Summer holidays before the Beans head Back to School. It’s such a strange feeling when they break up for the Summer you feel like you have so much time stretching out before you and now looking back I’m wondering where … Read more

Getting your pre-schooler ready for school

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In September as many young children excitedly start their journey into school-life, Beanie Boy will be heading to a new pre-school for his third year as he is a September baby who has just missed out on starting school by a matter of weeks. In some ways I think it’s good that he will have … Read more

5 Ways You Can Get Involved in Your Child’s School Life

A great many schools rely on the help of parents to perform a range of extra-curricular activities and excursions. Whilst this help is invaluable, it is also an opportunity for you to keep in touch with your child’s educational and social journey. Getting involved with your child’s school is a great way of showing that … Read more

Microsoft Parents Approved – Back to School Apps

A couple of weeks ago on a sunny morning I popped down to London for the day to meet up with some of my lovely friends at Microsoft to spend some time at the Microsoft Apartment and to get hands-on with a few of their gadgets for the summer. Microsoft know families and they have … Read more

Little Bean’s Thank You Teacher Cards

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Little Bean takes after me when it comes to crafts, she loves nothing more than to make a crafty item for someone special. When I saw this post on Domestic Goddesque recently I knew it would be the perfect craft for Little Bean to try out and whilst walking home from school last week I … Read more

Well done Little Bean!!!

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Well, that’s it! Little Bean has nearly completed her first year at Primary School. It only seems like yesterday that I was standing in the lounge ironing labels into her uniform thinking that my baby girl wasn’t even old enough to go to school and now here we are brimming with pride at the glowing … Read more