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Outdoor garden fun

Who needs expensive day trips when you can get outdoors and have fun in your own garden? Well, that’s what I said this morning and my two little ones looked at me as though I’d gone loopy for even making that suggestion. Regardless of what they may have thought, I sent them off into the garden… Continue reading Outdoor garden fun

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6 ideas to keep the children amused in the summer holidays

What are your top tips for keeping the children amused in the summer holidays? This is the first year I haven’t arranged lots of activities for the children and I’m going to see how that goes. Wish me luck eh? My theory is, the children are old enough now to be able to amuse themselves… Continue reading 6 ideas to keep the children amused in the summer holidays

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Executive PA required, immediate start

How do you manage your family’s social calendar? I don’t know what’s gotten in to me at the moment, but I can’t seem to stay on top of the family’s social calendar. I don’t work as an executive PA in the real world for a reason, I suck at it. Tell me, what more can… Continue reading Executive PA required, immediate start

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What did the Kids Strike mean to me?

Wow, what a day yesterday turned out to be. The Kids Strike against the new SATS testing saw parents up and down the country taking their kids out of school for the day. I was one of those parents and although one person was out to target us with comments about having nothing better to… Continue reading What did the Kids Strike mean to me?