For those of you that have been asleep for the last few years, World Book Day is an annual event celebrating the joy of reading. It is a UNESCO recognised event designed to recognise and appreciate authors, illustrators, and books. In most Primary Schools in the UK the day is…View Post
Parenting and Lifestyle
A variety of posts covering all matters parenting related and general lifestyle topics.
This March is Brain Tumour Awareness Month and the Brain Tumour Charity are launching a campaign called The Big Bandana Bake. Wannabe bakers all around the country are being encouraged to don a bandana, get messy and hold a bake sale. The goal is to help the Charity raise £150,000. …View Post
As the title of this piece suggests I was diagnosed with epilepsy quite late on in life. Until that point I hadn’t even met anyone with epilepsy nor come across anyone having a seizure. Ashamedly the only thing I associated with epilepsy was seeing people convulsing on the floor. Therefore…View Post
Ladies, you should have noticed a lot of coverage recently highlighting the need to book in for a cervical screening test (in old school money this was referred to as a smear test). This is because in January is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. As it would happen, my appointment was…View Post
How do you know what to buy a teacher for Xmas? How do you tell them you appreciate what they are doing without looking too cheap or too flash. What is the right amount to spend? What are decent Xmas gift ideas? I find this a tricky problem to resolve. …View Post