Respite from the deluge – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

Torrential rain for the last 24 hours. But so in need of a run to clear my head. Head to the woods for a bet of shelter. Unbelievably the rain stopped to give a brief respite from the deluge. Sadly no respite from the school madness. Not even in Drama. DRAMA!! The subject assessment tests reflect Government policy on teaching and testing. Students are required to write the Drama Term and it’s meaning. Correct spellings must be learnt. Tableaux –…

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Midlife Singlemum: Autumn D-Day – Single Mum, Parents Article

First soup of the season.  I hesitated to call today Duvet Day as that label has been used before to mean a day that you stay at home under the duvet. Today was not such a day. Today was D-Day in the sense that we finally put the duvets back in the covers after the long hot summer.It coulda, shoulda, woulda been done a few weeks ago but we came back from London when it was still quite hot, then…

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Hands-on Fun: Fall STEAM Activities – Parents Article

As parents, many of us strive to provide our children with well-rounded experiences that, hopefully, aid them in their learning and understanding of the world. Following the STEAM model of education is a practical way of giving your preschooler (and older children) opportunities to learn a variety of skills across multiple platforms of education. These positive, fun early experiences help to ignite a child’s natural ability and their love of learning. They enhance your child’s confidence and self-esteem, cementing the…

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