Mum’s Book Review: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L Frank Baum

I thought it might be interesting to start a new topic, and share my thoughts on some of the books my girls have been enjoying lately. We all bring different strengths and weaknesses to this parenting game, and reading bedtime stories is definitely my speciality. I’m not great at playing games or teaching them stuff, but one thing I’ve done without fail since both of them were babies is a nightly bedtime story.

4YO recently noticed that big sister’s books contained something mysterious called “chapters”. Continue reading


Social Media Fail

I’ve been meaning to blog about a recent social media mishap for a while now, but what with trips away, ill health and birthdays in the family, it’s been a busy month.  Anyway, here are some reflections on how I use – and misuse – social media.

Shortly after the General Election, I was idly scrolling through Facebook on my phone when I spotted Continue reading