College is an important part of a child’s life. It’s here that they will find new friends and discover who they really are. What your child studies at college will lay the foundations for whatever they go on to do next. Whether that be a high-flying apprenticeship or a studious university course. To help your […]
57/365 Finding a Fairtrade balance
It is, apparently, Fairtrade fortnight. And we are, apparently, a Fairtrade region. What this means is that Boy One has come home from school with a very pretty, but entirely pointless, balancing dragon fly for me. He spent the change from his dinner money on it.Meanwhile, Boy Two has been on the stall at his school. […]
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Weird Slime Laboratory review
A Weird Slime Laboratory has made its way into this house. The blurb on the front says things like “make slimy snot”, “make your own real lookin’ guts” and “make slippery slugs”. Hmm. In my opinion there is no shortage of slimy snot or other loathsome and goopy stuff here already. However, it also says […]
9/11 shines some light on Asperger Syndrome
This morning Boy One said: “I don’t understand what all the fuss about the 9/11 thing is all about, mum.” Being quite affected by the coverage and my memories, I was somewhat taken about. How can he seem so careless about this international outrage? “But lots of people were killed,” I said. “I know mum, […]