K: “I really should do my homework now.” Lou: “Yes, let’s sit down quietly at the table and get on with it by ourselves” The Boy: “I’ll put away my noisy toys and stop running around screaming, so you can concentrate.” Ha ha, in my dreams!! I shall just step back into the real world……… Even… Continue reading A Guide to Happy Homework With 3!
It’s that time of year again- cue the rain or scorching heat- schools around the UK are gearing up for Sports Day! That one day of the year that seems to cause so much controversy about winning and losing, where dad’s around the country pull hamstrings and mum’s compete in flip-flops. The competitive spirit is… Continue reading Should Kids Be Allowed To Lose?
My definition of domestic bliss, is having a clean tidy home and for chores to get done with as little time and effort as possible, on my part. Now the kids are getting a bit older, it’s time they pull their weight! With J away again this week, life has been frantic and everyone has… Continue reading 10 short cuts to Domestic Bliss (mostly by exploiting your children!)
Dyslexia is a rainbow, a spectrum of abilities and difficulties. The difficulties are what we focus on and what I thought dyslexia was, but it’s so much more than that. Some of our most brilliant and talented minds are dyslexic, Richard Branson, Steven Spielberg, Albert Einstein, Oliver Reed, Agatha Christie, to name but a few.… Continue reading Understanding Dyslexia, an ongoing Journey