• School Can Be Cool by Maleka Mamuji Kindle Edition // Review

    School Can be Cool is a wonderful collection of five short stories by the wonderful Maleka Mamuji who came to England when she was six years old from Kenya and uses her memories from her experiences as a child during those times, she wrote the book in the hopes to help children enjoy their own experiences at school which as we know can be full of scary and new situations. The first story ‘Rashida’s first day in a new school’ tells the tale of a little girl who comes Kenya to Manchester and has to start a brand new school in a new country, Rashida experiences the normal sorts of worries as any other child would, making new friends and being able to fit in and misses her old friends from her other school, she dreams that her new school headmistress is a grumpy woman and that her new teacher kept giving her hard work that she couldn’t do, many other fears occurred in her dream that caused her to wake up in a fright and hide under her bed which is where her mother finds her in the morning. after getting ready for the day she meets her new headmistress,… View Post

    Growing our own Butterflies with InsectLore // Review

    Who doesn’t like butterflies? I know that my children do and after seeing Insectlore advertised all over my facebook in my homeschooling groups, the choice was made to order and try it out for our own enjoyment. Insect Lore is a wonderful company that supplies home schoolers and even actual schools with a fun butterfly garden pack that includes live caterpillars, a place to keep the butterflies when they hatch, due to the sheer popularity of Insect Lore when you place an order you have to select a set time in which you will be receiving your kit, I ordered mine to be delivered at the end of May and ill be honest, I sort of forgot about it all until it arrived at my front door. Coming in such a lovely box with all the instructions on how to feed and care for your butterflies which I found perfect for children to look over and read I couldn’t fault this company or their care of their insects and products. The caterpillars come in a small plastic tub which contains the food in which they eat during their growth period which took roughly a week for them to become bigger… View Post

    60 Parenting Blog Ideas // Blogging

    How many times have you sat down and didn’t know what to write about? I often get this sort of writers block when i’ve had a good streak if ideas and I feel im out of them all. So I decided to create a little list for myself and for you to use as ideas on what to write when the brain fog floats in. Talk about your bed time routines Write about the shopping hauls Take time to review children’s products Share your parenting fails Read the news and write your opinion on it Write your children’s birth story Share your children’s funny stories Visit a local play area and write about it Share your family recipes Talk about the family pets Home Decor tips for families If your a single parent, dating tips and tricks Easy hairstyles for children and toddlers Share your greatest parenting moment Do some crafts and share the process Gift guides Always carry your camera and post a weekly photo of the week Share money saving tips Easy makeup tips for parents Share how you keep organised Talk about your past holidays and memories Write an open letter Share your co sleeping stories Review… View Post