Hibernating in January: What I am watching

Hibernating in January: What I am watching

I rather like January. After the pressures of going out in December are done and dusted and the body is full to the brim after the excesses of the festive season, January is great for hunkering down and keeping it low key. Socialising is kept to day time lunches and...
Top Ten Posts of 2017

Top Ten Posts of 2017

It’s been another busy year, over here at TMK, and as ever we couldn’t do without you! We are fast approaching 250,000 page views on the site, which is incredible. There have been some changes here, and Nat, Vix and Melissa have all moved on. I am sure...
A Place Called Perfect

A Place Called Perfect

Last year, my daughter sat her 11+. As she got ready, the one skill she needed the most was reading: Learning to understand texts but also to help her develop a sense of style when writing. In the words of T.S Eliott, ‘Mediocre writers borrow. Great writers...
Four years of Truly Madly Kids

Four years of Truly Madly Kids

Four years! FOUR! Happy birthday to us! Four years ago this evening 7 quite anxious and excited women were waiting the final launch of Truly Madly Kids. A germ of an idea that had sprung up amongst relative strangers in a photography forum had become, over a year of...
#markwarnermum: 10 essential items for skiing!

#markwarnermum: 10 essential items for skiing!

Every year, the wonderful folk over at Mark Warner offer an ambassador programme open to bloggers. This year, they have ask potential candidates to create top 10 travel must haves in a Mark Warner mood board in order to become a #markwarnermum Therefore, we have...
Megan’s Journey – Book Competition

Megan’s Journey – Book Competition

How to explain the death of pets to young children. How do you explain to young children that their pet has died? Coping with the grief of losing a pet yourself is so difficult, add to that the confusion from children about where their beloved Rover has gone and...