I always worry that the maths and English that Korey has learnt over the school year will be forgotten once the school gates are closed and the dreaded six week holiday begins. Then I found DoodleMaths and let me tell you this app is a game changer! Research shows that kids are four times less … Continue reading DoodleMaths Summer Challenge Accepted!
And poof... Before you know it the half term holidays are over and we are back to the mundane, the uniforms, the afterschool clubs, the routine of it all. I secretly do love term time though but I absolutely love the holidays. The freedom it brings to the table, I can work in the morning, … Continue reading Our Half Term Holiday
With 7 days left until Christmas that means us parents have been shifting an elf around the house for last 17 days. I often find that by the time it gets to the last 7 days it can get very tedious work trying to think of different ideas for your elfs antics. Throw in the … Continue reading Elf On The Shelf Ideas
What a week it's been! We started off the week nice and slowly, kick-starting with school and work. Nothing out of the ordinary there. Tuesday was Koreys sports day Phil, Ethan and I were in full force ready to cheer the boy on! He did so well! He didn't win anything but he took it … Continue reading Weekly Update from the Gray/Goddard household
Being a mum is hard. Being a stepmum is even harder. You don't want to step on anybody's toes, or take anybody's place but you still have to show you have the authority of a parent. My step daughter doesn't live with us, I don't know if that makes it harder or easier. Sometimes I … Continue reading Five ways to boost your relationship with your stepchild