Develop your child’s literacy skills using Read With Phonics

As a primary school teacher as well as the parent of a preschooler, I am well aware of the phonics programme in schools that begins in the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) and progresses into Key Stage 1. However, with my parenting hat on I know that once your child begins Nursery or Reception it…Read More

How to get a head start on Christmas NOW!

How to get a head start on Christmas NOW! Agh, not the C-word! It seems especially wrong to be talking about it in what is techinally still summer, (summer officially ends on September 21st after all!) and believe me, no one gets wound up more than me to see Christmas displays in shops before Halloween…Read More

How we bought a playground with pocket money

How we bought a playground with pocket money When you are on a tight budget, it can be hard to find the cash for “big” items for the kids. For example, we really wanted a swing and slide set for our garden. I didn’t necessarily want this to be a birthday or Christmas “present” as…Read More

Save money this summer and beyond with KidsPass

  This post contains affiliate links. This means if you click through to the promotion, I may earn a small commision at no extra cost to you. Thanks for your support.   August is well underway now, and the summer holidays are in full swing. I am well aware that my own budget can go…Read More

Ways to save money on baby essentials

When I got pregnant, it was very much a surprise despite years of trying – we had come out the other side and given up for a while in order for me to settle in at a new job. Always the way or so I am told! Anyway, because of this, coupled with the fact…Read More

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