Parenting and Lifestyle

A variety of posts covering all matters parenting related and general lifestyle topics.

Fabulous Xmas Gift Ideas For Teacher For Under £15

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. …

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7 Simple Christmas Cards To Make With Kids

My four-year old son has come home from school with a project to complete over the holidays.  Our assignment is to produce a Christmas card for a local schools competition.  Harry is not a makey-doo kind of child, and I don’t have much flare for it either.  I just have…

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Halloween Tips And Food Ideas From Organix

It’s that time of the year again – Halloween – when we dress up our little ones in anything from a pumpkin outfit to a blood splattered zombie.  Personally, the former is my favoured choice.  I prefer something that creates maximum embarrassment as they get older and see photos of…

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Starting School – Top 3 Tips For Parents

It’s that time of year again and everyone will be handing out advice to parents whose kids are just starting school for the first time. If you are reading this then I will assume you fall in to that category. There is so much information available so I will keep…

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Thank You Teacher – 7 Reasons To Be Grateful

Harry has just finished his first year in Nursery Class.  On the last day of term I sent him in with a card and a box of chocolates for Teacher.  But I feel a £2 box of Dairy Milk and a piece of paper doesn’t really convey all the things…

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