Getting To Grips With Coding With Cypher | AD

One of the main roles as a parent is to ensure your children are ready for the big wide world once they decide to fly the nest. We do this in many ways, keeping them safe, teaching them general life skills and ensuring they get a good education. However as someone who’s job didn’t even exist when I was at school I do think the standard school curriculum could do with a little bit of an update. Almost every field you go into now has an element of technology to it and the future is just getting more and more…

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Wedding Planning – where to start?

I haven’t spoken much about our wedding plans on here. For a long time we were undecided whether we were going to have a ‘wedding’ in the traditional sense or just go off quietly, get married with the kids watching on and then jet off somewhere exotic. The only changes being my surname and the wedding bands we’d be wearing. I know what you’re thinking, what a wedding scrooge. But with lockdown’s going on and seeing my friends missing out on their big days and the stress it caused them I just couldn’t face it. With things having eased up…

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Read More With BookPoints From Books2Door

I have mentioned previously how important reading is to us as a family. I feel in this tech generation we spend so long looking at screens and being led by the media into what we should see and feel. Reading allows you to take the words on a page and use your own imagination to picture those characters and the settings. You get a real in-depth description of characters thoughts and feelings and for children especially I think this goes a long long way to helping them understand their own thoughts and feelings. I have always been a reader, from…

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Meet Bruce!

Yes, I am crazy and I know I already have my hands full. But…. Everyone meet the newest edition to our family – Bruce!! Another little blonde to add to the family, and finally a boy! HA. Bruce is a Goldador and he is now almost 14 weeks old. He’s been with us since 9 weeks old and what a crazy few weeks it has been for us. I grew up with labradors so I felt quite confident with the breed but as he is my first dog as an adult it has been a real learning curve. Having said…

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5 Time Saving Tips for Busy Parents

When you have kids, time is of the essence. Between your job, the housework, and being your children’s personal taxi-driver, it can feel like you’re being pulled in every direction. It’s no wonder you’re stressed! But there are things you can do to lighten the load a little bit. If you’re finding yourself busier than ever, then here are five tips to help you get organised and squeeze the most out of every hour in the day, even when 24 doesn’t feel like enough. Routine Having a stable routine is not only good for your little ones, but it’s great…

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