Making maths cool with Skoo Crew

Whilst we are sort of strict on how much device time our kids have, we do let them use our iPad and other devices to play and also for learning. Both children now do some of their maths homework on the iPad. I am always on the look out for apps that are great for […]

Getting ahead with Ooberkids

Being a parent, and working with your children, to help them with their school work and encourage their strengths and help them work on areas where they struggle, is something I have found challenging. School work has changed quite a lot since I was actually at school myself, and although the basics are still the […]

We don’t do party bags….

That’s right. You read correctly. Not only do I loathe party bags (I am sure I am not alone in that one) but we don’t do them, for parties we hold for our children. Why? Read on…. The recent article on how a mother is taking another parent who failed to send their child to […]

Heroes of the City – App review and give-away.

When I was asked if Little Man wanted to take part in helping me review an app for Heroes in the City, for my iphone, I was quite interested, and he of course was very enthusiastic. He’s pretty competent at using the features on my phone, which sometimes scares me, a little, but we like […]

Parenting advice drives me MAD!

It’s not Ranty Friday yet, but it’s my blog, so I will rant on another day of the week if I want to! Actually, parenting advice doesn’t drive me mad, I have had some fabulous advice and support, from friends, family, Twitter, Facebook and here, on all manner of parenting things, and there are some […]

Friday’s Rants from the Soap Box in MY living room!

Welcome to my Friday’s Rants from the Soap Box in my Living Room. A small space in the week where I can have a chunter about things that have made me twitch with annoyance or made me question if the world has gone mad or not…. I also  linked up with MummyBarrow for her Ranty Friday. You can find […]