Category: After the Playround

Advent calendar ideas for teens

Top 5 awesome advent calendar ideas for teens

This post contains affiliate links. If you click and buy a product I get a small amount of money towards the costs of running my website at no extra cost to you.  Why is a Mum of older children writing about advent calendar ideas for teens? Well, for those of you with children under 10 years of age, I have… Read more →

Ovarian cancer awareness month

Ovarian cancer awareness month – Why I don’t need it but you do

The month of March 2017 is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month; a good time to confess that my relationship with ovarian cancer is dysfunctional. My relationship with all cancer is challenging (due to the untimely deaths of several very dear family members) but ovarian cancer is the demon that I should have dealt with years ago. Our first encounter was in… Read more →

Things you can do at 18 - pint of beer

9 things you can do at 18 – but probably haven’t!

Here is the first of a two part post prompted by our first born turning 18. We have had the usual conversations about things you can do at 18, however, I wanted to explore a little beyond the usual rights of adulthood. Yes, she can now buy me a glass of white wine, accept my on-line grocery order and can vote.… Read more →