Live at home student

Want to be a live at home student? This is what you need to know before you decide

Do you want to know  what it’s like to be a live at home student? Hopefully this post will help! Studying at university costs money. There is no getting away from that. Student expenditure on tuition fees, accommodation, study materials and food and drink can add up to several thousands of pounds each year and most young people leave university… Read more →

University essentials

University essentials – what every new student needs to know!

Amongst the emotional turmoil and excitement of your young adult preparing to leave for university, you will also be collecting a lot of ‘stuff’. In a spare room or corner of your house you will start to see a growing pile of bedding, kitchen supplies, lighting and electrical gadgets. In my experience, you will fall over and kick this several… Read more →

Tweens, Teens and Beyond Linky #18

Welcome to the 18th linky of Tweens, Teens and Beyond hosted by myself and my fellow Tween & Teen Bloggers, Nicky from Not Just the 3 of Us and Jo from Mother of Teenagers. I hope you all had an amazing summer and that you made some precious memories with your tweens and teens. Now the madness starts! Our kids are starting in… Read more →

High school transition days: the good, the bad and the ugly!

The high school transition days are pretty much all over now so it’s time for me to share some thoughts on the whole process. We do our best to prepare our kids for these days and there’s a few common experiences that they all share. Here’s my somewhat tongue in cheek summary of what all 11-year-olds should know! Read more →