Which school term is the most stressful? 

Summer term is bonkers busy. I said this to another mum while trying to arrange a meetup. And it is. Sports days, school trips, end of term discos, fetes, reports and parents evenings. It’s exhausting. But is it THE most hectic term? And why does school term stress bottleneck? The weeks before Christmas are equally…

When A Mega Parenting Day Comes Your Way

When a mega parenting day comes your way, just go with it. Today was one of those days and it needs to be celebrated. You know the type of day I mean. They are rare but must be acknowledged. So I’m writing this post as a reminder for me (and you) that overall, we are doing the best you…

Puressentiel: Naturally Getting Rid of Head Lice

Another term, another note from school. Head lice are a constant challenge for parents to keep on top of. So we are always looking for a different product to add to our tool kit. In this post we review 100% natural, aromatherapy-based, Puressentials Anti-Lice Lotion, which we used when tackling a recent case of lice in the family. When…

Getting Back Out There

I wrote a few weeks back that our youngest has just turned one year old. Two days later, our eldest son turned eight. In the middle of our two boys are two girls: one who is six and a half and another who, were she still here with us, would be two and a half….