Sage Gateshead Music Live Under Five: Mini Musicians review

About Sage Gateshead  Sage Gateshead is an international home for music as both a concert venue and centre for musical education. Even the building itself is hugely impressive. From the outside it looks unlike any other building you’ve seen –…

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Top tips for brushing your children’s teeth

My son is 6 (almost 7) and my daughter is 3 (almost 4) and both have had phases of being little terrors for getting their teeth brushed. We have at times torn our hair out over tooth brushing issues. We’ve…

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Preston Park Behind the Seams Exhibition review

Two things I love in life are history (History graduate, thanks very much) and TV/film. Ergo, I especially love historical TV and film. So Preston Park’s new ‘Behind the Seams’ exhibition is RIGHT up my street. From 22 December 2018…

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An open letter to my first born as he turns 7…

Oh my sweet boy, how are you turning 7? How are you closer to 10 than 1? Since the last time I wrote you one of these letters, a whole year has flown by. Time flies when you are having…

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My Christmas childhood memories…

Today I want to talk about Christmas memories. As parents/adults, I think sometimes we lose track of what Christmas meant to us as children. In my recent blog post about reducing stress at Christmas I mentioned a recent discussion I had with…

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