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Free Things to do with the Kids this Summer in North Wales

School holidays are every kid’s heaven and a lot of parents’ hell. It’s not that I don’t like having both boys at home full time, but it does seem to make life ten times harder. They’ve both gotten to an age where they play together a lot, but also argue just as much – more […]

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How to Get Your Child Into Cambridge or Oxford University

The majority of parents in the UK want what’s best for the children and, when it comes to their education, what’s best is Oxford and Cambridge Universities. Oxbridge is still the Holy Grail of universities and, whilst these universities might not suit all personalities, when it comes to academia they’re unrivaled. So, how can you […]

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I’m the Most Selfish Mother in the World

I know weekends are supposed to be family time, which should, indeed, include the kids, but in our household we’re incredibly selfish and it doesn’t always work like that. It seems like, recently, my weekends have consisted of children’s birthday parties, swimming lessons, Moshi Monsters and Hide and Seek, and so Jack and I decided […]

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Monkey Forest: a Fabulous Day Out!

It’s been ages since I last wrote, so a thousand apologies to start, but this is one day out I really can’t sit on and keep quiet about.   Yesterday Jack and I decided to take the boys to Monkey Forest in Trentham, near Stoke-on-Trent, on the recommendation of my brother and sister-in-law. I’m the […]

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