I love it when a little plan comes together!
The bank holiday presented an opportunity for me and little geek to go to Wales and spend some quality father and daughter time, it used to be father and daughters time but the teen ....... oh hang on she is 20 now I cant call her that! (any suggestions for nick names....??) as I was saying the teen used to come with us but that is boring these days! Read More
Speaking to Little Geek when she got in from school tonight it got me thinking just how like me she is in so many ways!! I felt the urge to write her this letter: Read More
I recently attended a chat with Mediocre Mum and Tony Anscombe from AVG, this was generally about how our children interact with the internet, as well as how to keep them save when online.
Now recently the 9 year old was lucky enough to get an iPad for Christmas, and the teenager has had a mobile phone for a few years. It certainly did make me think about how they use their devices and what they have access to. Read More
You may have seen my previous post about my first piece of wearable tech, however listening to the recent guardian tech weekly podcast, could your kids soon be wearing some tech to help you track them?
Anyone with a smart phone can already track friends (with their permission) with certain apps, for example Find Friends on the iPhone.
However would you go a stage further and get your child to wear a watch size device that enables them to be tracked and contacted if need be? Read More
This is a quick post showing how I use an old ketchup bottle to store the pancake mix once made.
I can't remember where I originally came across this idea but it really helps store the mix once made if you are not going to use it all at once, and its a very easy way to cook the pancakes especially if you want your children to cook them with you! Read More
As with most parents sometimes it is a battle to get the 9 year old to brush her teeth.
She is usually pretty good, however when she is tired etc it is often a battle! Now as you will know if you listened to my previous blog post, she received a lovely new iPad Mini for christmas. Whilst setting up this iPad and making sure the app store was working correctly, I noticed this lovely little app called Aquafresh Brush Time. Read More