Homework Tips

I was recently asked by the team at education.com to see if I'd like to have a try of one of the Autumn worksheets on their website. These are free downloadable printables for you to do at home with your little ones, and are themed around the seasons. Always handy if you need a five minute activity for … Continue reading Homework Tips


FMM’s Advent (with an Elf if you like!)

It's beginning to look at lot like Christmas...on EVERYONE'S social media accounts...and I bloody LOVE IT! I'm a big fan of Christmas in general however what comes along with the festive cheer and mulled wine and kids going absolutely bonkers giddy is WORK. WERK WERK WERK. It's a lot isn't it? Planning, buying, returning, re-buying, … Continue reading FMM’s Advent (with an Elf if you like!)

Five Minute Mum’s Top Toys

Ready for some imaginary bloke in a red suit to take ALL the credit for your hard work over the next few months, while you painstakingly gather ideas, generously buy toys and dodgily wrap them? No me neither, but here's something that must just help a wee bit. At least for the ideas part. I … Continue reading Five Minute Mum’s Top Toys

It Doesn’t Always Work

I wanted to write this blog post because I've said it before on my social media pages but I can't quite always convey what I mean within those limited characters so here's the truth...it doesn't always work. Yes I post these lovely photos and videos of the games I play with my children, and they … Continue reading It Doesn’t Always Work

Five Quick Ideas for Rainy Days

Oh yes. The rainy days are back. Remember that spell in summer where it didn't rain for about 2 months? Seems like a distant memory now doesn't it? During those hot, hazy days I wrote a blog post with five quick ideas for fun in the sun. Well, here's the return. Things you can do … Continue reading Five Quick Ideas for Rainy Days

Five Conker Games

Autumn is here...hurrah! I love autumn. Crunchy leaves, cold crisp sunny days, beautiful trees, the smell of bonfires in the air, a reason to drink hot chocolate again. Bliss. Last week Florence collected quite a few conkers on a trip to the park, and it got me thinking. Surely there are lots of easy, quick … Continue reading Five Conker Games