Reasons My Four-Year-Old Woke Last Night (Plus Tips For Coping With Sleep Deprivation).

The mind of a four-year-old seems to be a miraculous, if slightly terrifying, thing. Since starting school in September, Freya has amazed me with how much she has learnt. She’s like a little sponge soaking it all up. The trouble is, at night she seems to be squeezing that sponge to get the excess out. … Continue reading Reasons My Four-Year-Old Woke Last Night (Plus Tips For Coping With Sleep Deprivation).

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Maths – No More Passing The Buck.

"You're just not getting it, are you?" The man said in a tone that made it clear he was losing his patience with my obvious stupidity. Later, as I was retelling this story to Mark, he stopped me at that point and said: "That's when you went ballistic, right?" Wrong. Standing at the tills in the high … Continue reading Maths – No More Passing The Buck.

Why Blog?

It's an age-old question. Or it would be if "age" described the 20-odd years that take us back to the 1990s when blogging began, which seems like only last week to me.  Anyway, it's a question that appears to unite all bloggers at one point or another, no matter how big or small their audience. It is asked … Continue reading Why Blog?