Mummy Thoughts

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Trains, Cars and Vehicle Maths

Discovering with my son that maths is fun when it involves your favourite toys! Continue reading


Living Learning

Today my lovely Monkey discovered that she can’t always join in the fun! Continue reading

STOP! Don’t Throw it in the Bin – that is tomorrows lunch.

STOP! Don’t Throw it in the Bin – that is tomorrows lunch..

What I think can matter!

A few weeks ago, I received an email from Green Parent Magazine asking if I was still interested in being a Parent Reviewer for some products.  Well, I vaguely remembered saying I was interested a long time ago, but had heard nothing so thought nothing would come of it.  So coming out of the blue … Continue reading

Schooling – still not sure

Monkey is now about half-way through her first year of school, and despite my misgivings, it has been pretty successful.  She bounds in, thrilled to meet her friends and playmates.  She will talk about her day (under questioning – is this all children or just mine?) and always sounds happy about what they have done … Continue reading

Weather, Climate and ACTION

There has been a lot of ‘Weather’ around the world in the last few months hasn’t there?  Freezing conditions across much of the US; baking hot down in Australia; even wetter and windier than usual and for longer here in the UK and that horrendous hurricane in the Philippines. But why oh why oh why … Continue reading


We should get the keys to our new home. I am really looking forward to going in and having a good nosy round to get more of a feel for what we want to do, need to do and can realistically do in the next couple of months. Feeling quite excited…. Will post some NOW … Continue reading

New Home – Eco Home?

With luck and a fair wind, we will be the proud owners of a ‘new-to-us’ house next week.  The house is about 60 years old and the décor needs some love & attention. Eco-decorating is getting easier, but it is still a minefield trying to work out what is best for us, the environment and … Continue reading

National Trust and fracking

National Trust and fracking.

The Joys of Bleeding! Re-usable pads, Cotton tampons and pads & Mooncups

The Joys of Bleeding! Re-usable pads, Cotton tampons and pads & Mooncups.



I am a mum of 2 children, currently 8 and 4.5. We Home Educate and enjoy a wide range of activities - many of which involve being outdoors.

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