How DO Home Educated Kids do GCSEs?
Sep12

How DO Home Educated Kids do GCSEs?

If you’re Home Educating your kids, at some point the question of exams inevitably comes up. Probably even more than the perennial ‘how do they socialise’ question, I get the “But how DO home educated kids do GCSEs”? home educated teenager studying By Monkey Business Images | Shutterstock The simple answer is – the same way as school kids… but at more cost. Because exams aren’t free...

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Top 5 ASOS Autumn Buys We Love – ALL UNDER £20!
Sep02

Top 5 ASOS Autumn Buys We Love – ALL UNDER £20!

With our British “Summer” slowing to a halt and Autumn fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about what on earth you’re going to wear for the next 6-8 months. September’s here, and with it comes the frumpy jumpers, jeans & boots combos you whack out every year… I know ‘tis the season to wrap up warm and go for practical over… well, anything. And the drawn-out nights do make it more difficult to feel sexy,...

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HOW TO DOCUMENT YOUR BABY’S FIRST YEAR AND BEYOND
Aug25

HOW TO DOCUMENT YOUR BABY’S FIRST YEAR AND BEYOND

Trust this parent of three teenagers and a 20yr old that any new parent should definitely get on this as soon as possible. Document every stage and milestone. It all passes so fast – random photos and video clips form your phone, scribbled drawings, notes of things they’ve said that made you laugh… when you’re facing the reality of them leaving home, you’ll love earlier you for taking the time to make...

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GCSE Resits: Don’t Panic – you can go again.
Aug22

GCSE Resits: Don’t Panic – you can go again.

Today’s the day; up and down the country 16yr old’s are opening their GCSE Results envelopes and either sighing with relieved triumph or screwing it up in a rage – or more usually experiencing a range of emotions between the two.If you got the GCSE results you needed – Well Done! Move along, nothing to see here, you know your next steps.But you, over at the back there with the disappointed face on. If your...

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Win a Brilliant Bundle of Walliams Audiobooks, worth £140! | #SummerStuff
Aug12

Win a Brilliant Bundle of Walliams Audiobooks, worth £140! | #SummerStuff

Day 8 of #SummerStuff fortnight, and listen up, Walliams fans! Here’s your chance to win a brilliant #SummerStuff prize bundle from HarperCollins Children’s Books… One lucky family will win the entire David Walliams audiobook collection, worth over £140! It’s no secret round here that we are HUGE fans of audiobooks (I even wrote them a love letter). For kids, audiobooks are just perfect for long car journeys, sleepless bedtimes,...

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Win the bestselling Dermalogica Skincare trio, worth £130! | #SummerStuff
Aug09

Win the bestselling Dermalogica Skincare trio, worth £130! | #SummerStuff

Day 7 of #SummerStuff, and this one’s just for YOU; Dermalogica are offering one lucky reader the chance to win their bestselling Cleanse & Hydrate Trio of skincare products, worth over £130! Okay, I’ll admit it. This one’s a bit of a love letter to Dermalogica, actually. I’ve always been blessed with really great skin; even as a hormonal teenager I rarely had spots and did nothing except use the odd baby wipe to remove make up...

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