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20 Tear-free Tips to Tear your Teen from Tech!

Recently the media has been highlighting childhood gaming addiction, with the popular ‘video’ game, Fortnite, coming under fire. In 2018 the World Health Organisation (WHO) stated it had identified online gaming as a medical disorder which will means it may be treatable by the NHS here in the UK. 769 more words


Happy Friday!

Hello friends!

“Happy Friday” is what I always used to greet my students with in the morning when I taught 3rd grade. Hope you are enjoying this beautiful day! 303 more words



I love baking days.  To have an excuse to make something yummy and indulgent just makes me happy.  It’s like another art form for me.  A truly happy-inducing project. 132 more words


Has It Finally Got Easier?

Back when the twiglets were babies, whenever I met a mum with older twins, one of the main questions I’d end up asking was ‘when will it get easier?’ Always spoken with a slight undertone of crazed desperation, meaning ‘please tell me it gets f**king easier, please, PLEASE!” 🤣 The other day, as I got the twiglets out of the car and they walked, both sensibly holding my hands, into their playgroup, it suddenly struck me that maybe we were actually there – has it finally got easier?! 671 more words


Early Thoughts on Letting Go

I put my first-born on a plane on Tuesday to go to Kenya!!  16 days, 10 different flights, 8 different airports, 3 countries, and she is now approximately 7,500 miles away. 412 more words

Just Life

The Magic Of Rapunzel. Aberdeen Panto Review

What better way to celebrate Christmas in July than with an all singing, all dancing Pantomime. Oh no it isn’t! I hear you say. Oh yes it is! 340 more words


More Patience?

I’m in transition. Some days are really rough. Truthfully, some days I just don’t want to deal with anyone. Some days I’m so drained and emotionally tired that I don’t have anything to give anyone. 502 more words