• Lifehack: Family Brain

    An actual mind-reading trick for those who don't plan life down to every last car-refuelling and bathroom-cleaning.

  • On balance of creativity and passivity with kids and screentime

    This is from a great episode of the ChangeLog podcast that interviews Tim Bell, the founder and creator of CS Unplugged: a collection of free teaching material that teaches computer science through engaging games and puzzles. I struggle with how much screentime our kids have. Perhaps this quote will inspire is to do more creative things […]

  • Parenting Jenga

    Parenting Jenga: a visual note about what life is like sometime

  • New game: “Daddy, Daddy!”

    Board game idea: "Daddy, Daddy" (Mummy version is also available). It's like snakes & ladders. The aim is to get out of the front door - the last square!

  • 10 Things I’ve Learned

    My friend/colleague/client Huw, has posted 10 things he's learned recently and challenged me to do the same. So here goes. 10 things I've learned recently.

  • A new addition: Ada Isabel

    I can't really keep a blog and then NOT post about such a massively life changing event as the arrival of a new child.

  • Highly sensitive

    I recently discovered the trait of High Sensitivity - it's been a revelation to me and my family. Here's why.

  • Some days of normal

    Hah. Brilliant. So a good friend of mine posts on Facebook that she is partaking in #21daysofnormal: an attempt to open up the reality of daily life and not hide behind the perfect, filtered life that we probably all post to social media most days. “glamorous, Instagrammed photos of the little special bits of our […]