How 11+ Can Change People

Those of you, my readers, whose children have been, or are going through, 11+ preparations and exams, will probably relate to what you are about to read.  If, however, you have not experienced the 11+, let me tell you this – it is an extremely stressful process and possibly the hardest, most unpleasant, year of the entire …

3 Annoying Things Other Parents Do

Chances are, those of my readers who are not parents themselves can find many more than just three annoying things about parents in general …

How Not to Drown in Social Media

Before you go much further into this post, please pause for a moment and think about the following statements: a) you are aware …

Did The Hatter Go Mad?

I am in the first week of my second Ultimate Blog Challenge and today our hosts, Danni Ackerman and Paul B. Taubman, have …

Teenage Roller Coaster Challenge

Yesterday I was wondering whether I should write about personal stuff on my blog or move towards more ‘useful’ or ‘practical’ topics, …

How personal can a blog be?

  First of all, apologies to all my friends for not writing for a while, I hope you didn’t think I abandoned …