National Craft And Design Centre

National Craft And Design Centre Visit

Living in a new county has been eye opening for us.  For all of my life I have lived in the Home Counties, and really knew the area so well. We’d been pretty much everywhere and explored everything – nothing …

adopting siblings

Adopting Siblings : Why It’s Worked For Us

What feels like many moons ago, we were trying to decide whether we wanted to adopt a single child or siblings.  In our adoption preparation group, out of 15 couples, we were the only ones who had said that we …

encouraging-enterprise

Encouraging Enterprise In Young People

Recently it was reported on the BBC news that a 5 year old had the bright idea to sell lemonade to party goers on their way to the Lovebox Festival. She set it all up, was charging 50p per cup …

Airfix

Airfix Kits : Now The Kids Can Do Them Too!

For years and years, Paul has been an absolute model making aficionado.  In fact, before the children came home, he had a whole room in the house dedicated to making models.  I swear that we had enough unmade kits to …

FISS

Did We Cause Our Cat To Get FISS?

So today, after 7 years together, we have had to sadly say goodbye to one of our cats.  She came home almost exactly 7 years ago, a frightened stray, the runt of her litter, terrified of everything around her.  Over …

The Best Any School Can Do For Your Children

Your child’s school years are among the most important of their life, and certainly the most vital of their early life. It goes without saying that you want to be sure that they are getting the best education possible. But …