The Invisible Middle

Today was just… one of those days. One of those days where you’re exhausted and frustrated from trying to advocate for your child. Why can’t schools seem to understand that not all kids are the same? It seems to me that schools today are built for a specific sort of…

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Do Tutors Really Help Children Learn?

Do Tutors Really Help Children? [Do Tutors Really Help is a paid post in association with MyTutor]  Often, parents have two questions about using a tutor. Do tutors really help kids to learn? And what does it say about us if we’re using a tutor? Let’s be real, there’s a…

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Single Mum Survival Tips

Today I’m sharing my survival tips for single Mums. Over the years, I’ve developed a sixth sense for spotting the newly single Mum in a crowd. It’s a curious mixture of panic and defiance. One half is all, “Oh God, what am I going to do?” and the other, “I’m…

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This Old House.

It’s just a house. It’s just four (wonky) walls and a roof. Just a house. Except it’s not just a house. It never is. It’s a home, and it’s packed with memories and the story of our lives together. And now it’s sold. In just over seven days, we’ll be…

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Choosing GCSE Options: Tips for Parents

Now that Flea is in her third year of senior school, she’s been asked to think about choosing her GCSE options. As a parent, the first tip I can offer you is give yourself time. Because you need to fully experience that, “Oh my God, how is my baby choosing…

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