It’s been a while since I’ve done a TFI post, but I think it’s warranted today. Since September, one of my priorities has been helping to organise the Christmas Market at my son’s school. My task was finding and booking stallholders, which is quite a task – co-ordinating[…]

No, not De Bono’s thinking hats, but my own six hats: mother, life caster, bookseller, blogger, peer supporter, PTA Vice-Chair. Today I am wearing 5 of them. I’m blogging (clearly) whilst breastfeeding my daughter. I’ve spent the morning baking cakes for the PTA Christmas Market this evening. This[…]

My son is a delay fish. There is no getting away from it.  He always has been and I expect he always will be.  He works on his own time – it’s like he measures time using the metric system, so an hour lasts a lot longer in[…]

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat …. … and it’s times like these when I realise just how much spare cash we had when we were both in full time employment. It’s the first Christmas since I packed in teaching, and although we’re doing OK, we[…]

I decided to write a post about why I believe buying a DIY 3D casting kit is a false economy.  Even before I was involved with Precious Memories, I would have advised against a DIY cast, having attempted it with Bean when he was 2 months old. So,[…]