Design a comic strip to win a £50k energy makeover for your Primary School

Win a £50k energy makeover for your primary school

Do you have a budding artist in your household? If you do they could help to win an amazing prize for their primary school – who would your child’s school like a £50,000 energy makeover? If like many schools in our area, they are set in old buildings which certainly aren’t energy-efficient and the costRead more

The days arrived and I’m trying to hold it together

Tomorrow morning at first light we will be London bound with Harry for his operation. You’ll have read about his accident this summer which resulted in his teeth injury and permanent damage to his top baby teeth. We were referred to a local sedation clinic but would have to wait until April and with him in painRead more

Howl-o-ween at Paradise – a spooky good time at Paradise Wildlife Park

paradise wildlife park

Growing up one of my favourite places to visit with my Mum was Paradise Wildlife Park in Broxbourne Woods, Hertfordshire. I clearly remember getting the bus with my Mum and Brother and the excitement of a fun filled day looking at the animals. Both Emmy and Harry love it here too and we have visitedRead more

Working towards a #brightFuture

In my early teens and younger days I had a tendency to take things for granted a little too much, I would open the cupboards and food appeared, turned the taps on and there would be hot water, get cold and jumpers would be waiting cleaned in my wardrobe or the heating could be turnedRead more

Fancy yourself as the next J K Rowling or John Grisham? You can win a creative writing course

Do you love to pen little stories in your head or do you have pages of notes doted around the house outlining your novel you’ve been thinking of writing for years. You may have named all of the characters already and have the beginning and the end all planned out in great detail. What aboutRead more

Octonauts Gup-K review


Harry has always been an Octonauts fan, he is obsessed with the show and pretends he is having underwater adventures. Recently he received a remote control Octonauts Gup-K to play with and he couldn’t contain himself. Inside  box are: Gup-K remote control Barnacle 2 removable swamp speeders A water canon and water dart Baby AlligatorRead more

5 easy steps to introduce into your daily routine: keeping your mind fresh


1. Keep it fit There are a lot of jobs, where you don’t have to do challenging tasks that demand new decisions, and you just have to repeat once learned responsibilities. But even if you have a job, that requires mental activity, it is not enough. You may find it is focused on a particularRead more

A helping hand with your childs education while having family fun


As a parent, I want to help Emmy and in time Harry get the best out of their time in school, while Emmy finds school work fun and exciting currently I know this may not always be the case, and we are already beginning to struggle getting her to sit down and complete her homework…..IRead more

Create a Halloween Pizza to win £500 Pizza Express giftcard

You know that you’ve always been told NOT to play with your food?  Well now you have the perfect excuse to do just this for chance to win a fantastic prize with Pizza Express this Halloween. Pizza Express are inviting entrants to invent a ghoulish pizza using toppings found on the their menu. You are invited to beRead more