Monthly review – letting go

letting go - teenagers

If you read my newsletter, you would have read the following a few weeks ago in relation to our eldest teenager: Restrictions on technology is by far the biggest issue we have. All the research I have done on technology/tv for kids all restrictions are needed and I personally agree. Even adults … [Read more...]

E-book review: Parenting in a Digital World: Stop fighting, start connecting

parenting in a digital world

Parenting in a Digital World: Stop fighting, start connecting: The E-book is written by Martine Oglethorpe who blogs at The Modern Parent. Martine has a background in secondary education and is a qualified youth and family Counsellor. She is able to combine her professional work and research with … [Read more...]

Family life – the roller coaster years

Family life - the roller coaster years

I look forward to writing this post each year and just knowing I write it makes me think and notice things about this current stage of family life, that I am not sure I would otherwise do. This is one of the things I love about blogging. It will help me remember times, issues and situations in much … [Read more...]

3 of the best educational iPad apps for primary school kids

3 of the best educational iPad apps for primary school kids

Apps can be a great tool to use to support and reinforce kids learning. As noted in my post Homework help – managing it with multiple kids, I regularly use educational apps to allow me to work one on one with a child. I can set one child up on an educational app and then move on, sit down and … [Read more...]