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What were the highs and lows of 2015?

Here is something I do on the blog every year. It is good to look back and reflect on a whole year. It helps to put things in perspective. I always tag people to do a post using the same questions but anyone should feel free to join in. Just

A funny old week

What a funny old week! Lots has gone right and surprisingly well. On the other hand, some things have gone awry and one big one in particular leaving me a bit glum and frustrated. This makes it a great time to reflect on the good things in

Tips for sweet dreams from Tena Lady

Do you know how to get a good night's sleep? We all know that waking up refreshed, energised and ready to face the day is essential to our health and wellbeing but getting a good night’s sleep is sometimes more complicated than it seems. You may have perfected your ideal sleeping

From blogging to jogging

Welcome to From Blogging to Jogging and I am so excited to be hosting. I am so looking forward to reading your talks of health, fitness and well-being. I promise to comment on each post and to promote via my social media networks. From Blogging To Jogging is open from Monday

You don’t bring me flowers anymore

I remember how my late Mum used to sing the song "You don't bring me flowers anymore" Dad was not great at treating her to flowers. If she had asked for them, she would have had the finest but he was not spontaneously romantic. Him Indoors is like that

From Blogging to Jogging – new host

Have you heard of from Blogging to Jogging? It is a very flexible linky for all your health, fitness and well-being posts. The lovely Hannah from Budding Smiles has kindly asked me to host the linky for the foreseeable future. I hope bloggers who take part will continue to

The perfect gaming chair

What qualities do you look for in a perfect gaming chair? My 10 year old loves the chair he was sent to review. It is a specially designed Gaming Bean Bag Chair which is really stylish. It is easily put together with little white balls providing the firm but comfy filling.

Learning about prefixes and suffixes

Learning about prefixes and suffixes today was a breeze as both children seemed very confident in this area. My son immediately gave the example of how the prefix "un" changes the meaning of the word "detectable". We looked at the prefixes "tele" "auto" and "anti" with the help of a

Bristol Old Vic’s Sleeping Beauty

Bristol Old Vic today revealed the cast who are to bring Sally Cookson’s newest family show to life- the dreamy Christmas tale, Sleeping Beauty. Bringing the much loved fairy-tale bang up to date, roles are reversed as our male beauty is tricked into a deep sleep for 100 years, before

The best way to learn about maths

What is the best way to learn about maths? I had a difficult day on the home education front as I tried to teach maths to my daughter. It got me thinking about what is the best way to learn about maths. I look back and I remember playing shops with

Tyre safety matters

Did you know that lack of tyre safety contributes to more than 1200 road accidents? Driving with defective tyres can result in heft penalties such as £2500 along with three points on the licence! Tyres matter and I asked my husband's view as he is the driver in our family. "I have always