TinyTap Educational App Review


*This post was written in collaboration with TinyTap. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own.   If you read my post on learning through play, you’ll know that education is paramount in our house. I want our girls to enjoy learning and to reap the benefits of a good education as they get […]

June 21, 2019

How to Find the Right School for your Children


When our eldest daughter started school, I dreaded it. It wasn’t even full-time education, just her pre-school nursery placement that meant she was out of my care for fifteen hours during the week. They were 15 hours that I’d never had to leave her before though and not only that, I would be leaving her […]

December 10, 2018

Sports Day. I Just don’t Find Forced Competition Fun.


Ok, I know this title will have readers turning their nose up before we even begin. I know this is an unpopular opinion, as each person I’ve had this conversation with has disagreed wholeheartedly. The thing is though, I just don’t like sports day. In fact, I hate it. No, it’s not because I’m rubbish […]

July 3, 2018

Teachers. Do They Get the Respect They Deserve?


I know immediately that the answer to this question is no. Teachers definitely do not always get the respect they deserve. I’m not just saying this because I’m married to an ex-teacher. I’m also not just saying this because I know a lot of teachers and I don’t want to upset them. Over the past […]

June 27, 2018

Celebrating International Literacy Day with Viking!


Friday September 8th marks International Literacy Day 2017! Every year International Literacy Day is celebrated to remind the world that literacy is the foundation of education. It’s the beginning of an amazing, enlightening process. One that aids people in expanding their knowledge and in developing a love for learning. To mark the occasion I’ve teamed […]

August 27, 2017