Time Management 101

Helloooo Saturday Peeps! I had a lovely long chat with my daughter last night (seriously, it was like 1am!). She's trying to organise her life because she has a lot more going on now. So I thought I'd share with y'all what we talked about regarding time management for students. Prioritise: What's most important? What [...]

Anti-Bullying Week

Howdy Peeps! On Monday my daughter's school had an odd-socks day to raise awareness for Anti-bullying week. The idea being that everyone looks different but all are accepted. There are lots of things we can do to deal with bullying but the most important thing is to talk. Our kids need to know it's not [...]

A Get Well Soon Cocktail

Morning Peeps! The teenager has been back at school a fortnight and is already germ-infested. (My poor bubba šŸ˜•) So today will consist of medication, vitamins, several types of juice and lots of cleaning. Such a shame but at least it's solvable. She just needs to catch up on her chemistry when she's back. So [...]

Back To School Bargains

Happy Monday Peeps! Just a heads-up for those in the UK: WH Smith's and Sainsbury's both currently have school stationery on sale!! Sainsbury's also selling lunch boxes and bottles, and in larger stores, uniform and bags too. Wherever you are, try Amazon for a bargain! Just got my daughter a really good quality backpack that's [...]

A Level Results!

Morning Lovely Peeps! Do you (or someone you know) have exam results today? If so, this is the blog post for you! 'Good Luck' if you're off to pick up results.... or 'Congrats' if you got them already. Going to Uni/College? Check out these tips for dealing withĀ University FinanceĀ andĀ BudgetingĀ for your living costs. If you want [...]

Back To The Grindstone/The Final Push

Morning Peeps! Today (or at some point this week) the schools go back for Summer Term....yes, summer... even though we've not really had spring yet! For many kids (and teachers) this is the beginning of theĀ final slog, exams are imminent. Remind them to try their best, keep calm and that there's always another chance. Some [...]

SATs Practice

Morning Peeps! If you have a child in year 5 0r 6 (aged 10-11) then you probably know the SATs tests are in May. Parents keep asking me for practice papers so their child can get some extra revision in. I will put some links below, but first, a word of warning: Most children will [...]

Fun With Learning

Hey-ho Peeps! Monday means one thing...school. But before you all groan, I've got some ideas here for making learning more fun: Maths Little ones like to pretend by copying adults, so get some toy money and let them set up shop with your tinned goods, toys or just about anything else! Simple money maths, like [...]