Children in Middlesbrough are being encouraged to explore the town’s most popular stories with new reading logs and the chance to win an iPad mini. Note, most of what follows is a press release, which is why it doesn't read like one of my blog posts. However, I'm sharing it because when I followed … [Read more...] about Middlesbrough children encouraged to read with chance to win iPad mini. Confirmed open to home educators.
We're halfway through the summer holidays here in England now, and I'm willing to bet a few parents are starting to feel the budget pressures mounting up, and the inspiration running out. Nectar has some suggestions to help your money go that little bit further and stave off the boredom, starting … [Read more...] about Nectar Summer Picks
Challenged to find a picture of my favourite holiday destination for this Al Fresco Holidays blog competition, I couldn't resist the chance to wax lyrical about Kentwell Hall and reenactment once again. It's an odd choice of holiday. It's hard work for one, but I suppose it's the change is as good … [Read more...] about Looking back and forward to Kentwell Hall.
This post is an entry for BritMums’ #KidsGrowWild Challenge (find the linky here) with Moneysupermarket I love gardening. No, really, I do. Or at least, I love the idea of it. The reality, with two small children, tends to be rather different. I imagine popping out into the garden, doing a spot of … [Read more...] about Growing green fingered children.
And what's more, you can too :D Rowse will be operating a Howse of Honey at this year's Latitude festival in Southwold, and they are running a fantastic competition giving away five family passes to go along (and check out the Honey Howse ;) ). All you need to do is tootle over to their facebook … [Read more...] about I'm going to Latitude with Rowse Honey