Parental Choice in Education: Good or Bad?

Parental Choice in Education: Good or Bad?

My daughter is now in year six, and the past year has been dominated by her secondary transfer, and we were able to use our parental choice in where we applied for. I’m going to start this post rather back-to-front by telling you she got an offer from the school...
A  rant about hauls

A rant about hauls

I want to start this post by saying I love YouTube. I contribute to the TMK channel a fair bit, and I also watch lots of channels too. I’ve long been a fan of digital influencers and the opinion they give, especially with fashion, taking it to the realms of real...
An authentic news source for children

An authentic news source for children

Last year was quite the year for news. Things happened that no one thought would; unexplainable things that seemed to be completely backwards in our collective minds. How do you even begin to explain some of the national and international events to children without...
The Worst Witch

The Worst Witch

The Worst Witch I’d do a lot for my kids and it seems that getting up at 5am to drive them to a secret location in Cheshire turned out to be one of those things *yawn*. We were so very excited when Scarlett got a callback to say she had done really well at a...
21 Ways to Feel Festive

21 Ways to Feel Festive

The big day is only a few shopping days away (!) and throughout the t’internet, I am hearing folk say that they are just not feeling Christmassy yet! Fear not, Truly Madly Kids is here to get you in the festive mood, with our 21 ways to feel festive Make It: 1....
Fit at fifty and the Marcothon

Fit at fifty and the Marcothon

Fit at Fifty Fifty and being fit (and beyond) has been one of my goals for 2016 and running the Marcothon is my last blast! About 18 months ago I wrote about staring fifty in the face and concluded that while I wished fifty would fuck off and pick on someone...