#primaryschoolplaces rant

Like far too many parents across England today, we’ve just found out that we didn’t get our first choice of primary school places for our son. This was our first experience of the primary schools admission process and I’m pretty…

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Blog and vlog – Day out at Washington Wetlands’ Lego animal trail, North East England

Last weekend we took a family trip to the fantastic Washington Wetlands to see their Lego brick animal trail event (running to 17th April) and we had a great time.     I hadn’t been to Washington Wetlands since I was at…

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Blog and vlog: Stepping into the past at Beamish Open Air Museum

We are so fortunate here in the North East of England to have the fantastic resource that is Beamish on our doorsteps! Beamish is a world famous open air museum, telling the story of life in the North East of…

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The toddler’s 7 corporate objectives 

My ‘real job’ involves writing lots of policy and strategy and it got me thinking  that the most single minded visionaries I know are toddlers. What would I write for my one year old, my little lady on a mission?…

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4 Year Old Vlogger

Do your kids love YouTube? Mine is obsessed. He prefers it to ‘traditional TV’. We don’t really watch much actual TV with him. YouTube is the future man! Arlo actually got us into daily vlogs when he started watching Daily…

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