Music has always been the soundtrack to my life. I love music and have listened to different albums and the radio for as long as I can remember. But one station that has always been consistent for me is Heart. Growing up on the outskirts of London, Heart was the soundtrack to my later teenage years
Do you have dinner together as a family? A recent study by ScS showed that one in five families eat together just once a week. Now, when Dave was working shifts up until recently we would eat together as a family probably twice a week. The other days I would eat with the children –
As a family we watch so much TV – both at home and away. All four of us use devices at some point each day whether that’s for apps, TV or playing games and they are definitely a massive part of life for families today.
As the children are getting older I am becoming more and more aware of the access they have to the internet – apps, internet browsers and games on their tablets and even through the TV. But in time they will have their own mobile phones which open up a whole new world to them –
When LP and Little Man were babies we loved going to music classes – and carried on all the way through their preschool years. But, a new e-learning service – Pomelody – offers parents the ability to have fun and connect with their infants through music in the comfort of their own home. Pomelody can
I admit, I’ve always been the last person to buy organic. When I started being in control of my own food shop I didn’t have the money to be fussy – I just picked the cheapest option. Then as our finances got better but we became time poor instead – with two children, work and a home
Now that the children are both at school we are doing all we can to aid their learning at home too. We read with them as much as possible and I know when they have exams to prepare for they’ll be using Letts revision books just like I used when I was a child.
Everyone is focusing on back to school this week – us included. Little Man had his first day at school on Wednesday and LP went into Year 2. But, now that they’re back at school our September routine starts.
LP has been at school now for over two years and in that time she has gone from not even being able to hold a pen and not knowing the alphabet to being able to read and write. Writing is such a core part of day to day life and one I often forget that