The last term of school always involves tests of some type. For our teen, the end of year 9 exams lead him towards the preparation for GCSE’s, or whatever they might be called in 2017. For the sake of my sanity I have been researching ‘revision tips’. This is what I came up with: Make a schedule, this way everyone knows what’s happening. So when Mum pops out the teens can’t blindside Dad. Don’t forget to include breaks, but not long enough for them to get on the xbox. It’s hard to concentrate when you’re thinking of food so eat…

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Saturday the 4th of may What a bloomin brilliant day Museum of science & industry Was certainly the place to be Bloggers arrived to chat & learn How to improve & maybe earn From photography to Googleplus Experts shared their skills with us Creative copy, that talk was brill And confidence they did instil We mixed with brands, that’s new to me And we tried loads of stuff for free The #mosi lunch was a tasty spread All of us were so well fed The wine was flowing and friendships made Laura your hard work certainly paid Amazing raffle, goody…

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National Walk to school week is upon us again. We all know walking is the best way to get to school, but in the morning rush especially if you’re a working parent, do you have time to walk? Once again the news is highlighting  parking outside schools, more fines have been issued than ever before as parents are parking on the zigzags & double yellow lines in an effort to drop their kids off  as close to school as possible.  In fact the fines have doubled to over 28,000 since 2011. As lots of parents are on their way to…

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I’m going to #blogonmosi, and I’m meeting @messedupmum we’re getting rather giddy, and can’t wait for it to come I’ve never been to an event before, I hope it will be fun It’ll be like a mad day out, with mums on the run I’ve had this blog about a year, and still got loads to learn but I’ve found a fab community, with help at every turn I’m not even self hosted, I haven’t worked with brands but I’m hoping that this year, they’ll both be in my plans I don’t really know what to expect, or what we’re going to…

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I’ve read books about Spot the dog, and pop up books and rhymes And feel I’ve read the Gruffalo about a million times Biff & Chip and Kipper are imprinted in my brain And sometimes I do wonder, who chose those children’s names I was prepared to read The Twits, but my son had other ideas He said ‘I don’t like Roald Dahl ’ as it quickly disappears Then we had the Astrosaurs and Captain Underpants So any of the classics just didn’t stand a chance But now he is a teenager and I can safely say He ‘likes the…

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