27th January

Yo peeps! Happy Monday! Today is Holocaust memorial day and I want us to pause to remember those lost and the heroes that saved so many. God bless them and their descendants. Today should also be my baby girl's birthday....but it's not for another 10 days!! I remember this day so clearly, I was so [...]

Chriiiiiiissssstmaaaaassss!

Happy Friday peeps! Last day of school for us today!! A lot of people have broken up already or will do today. (Sorry if that's not you... you're doing an amazing job, keep it up!) This is also the last Christmas holidays of the decade!! Where the heck did that go? More specifically for us, [...]

My Baby Is All Grown Up!

Morning Peeps! Anyone out there with exam kids? I took my baby girl to her college open day yesterday! We're in the midst of mock exams, college applications and real-world changes. The college was great by the way, definitely has the courses she wants/needs. She received her NI number in the post this morning (for [...]

When Did I Get This Old?

Morning Peeps! 👋 I was having a lovely chat with the teenager this morning when I realised that these 'normal' conversations mean I'm really old! (Okay, I'm not because I was young when I had her, but I feel very old!) Our daily conversation involves her college application/university choices, course she'll be doing this time [...]

Beginning of the End

`Hello Peeps! So today is my baby girl's first day of her last year of school before college!! (Yes she is my baby, despite being 5'8" and almost legally an adult!) I'm proud and emotional and excited for her (and for us because we haven't done this before either!) and a teeny bit nervous. I'm [...]

Back To School (Universal)

Hey Peeps! Thought I'd share my list of back to school essentials for any age group, whether you've got a kid starting school or are in Adult/Higher Education...or anywhere in between, these will work: Pencils. Let's start with the obvious: Mechanical or not, get several and buy either ones with eraser tops or buy separate [...]