Weekly Update – 07/01/2017

Weekly Update – 07/01/2017

We are now a week into the new year, and time to restart my weekly updates again, I have had so many people ask me to start posting them again, and what better time to restart than the start of a new year. This week has been very quiet, but very busy, I will start of with updating you on C, she restarted school on Thursday, so a nice gentle return to normality for her.  She has struggled all over christmas and up until Wednesday I really did not think…

My Week – a bit early – 15/10/15

My Week – a bit early – 15/10/15

I am doing this post a couple of days early, as we are going to be away this weekend. Tomorrow morning, we are off to Lincoln to the actsma butterfly ball, this is our third year of going and it is such a fantastic weekend away, catching up with friends, and the ball is an amazing night very emotional and fun as well.  It is one of the highights of our year and we would not miss it for the world. Today, has been busy sorting everything out to take,…

When technology isn’t so good

When technology isn’t so good

I posted the other day about how technology can be a good thing and how it alerted me that my daughter was not where she was meant to be, and was in fact half way home walking.  I had honestly never panicked so much in my life. Today, I checked where she was after school and she was at the bus stop, thought ok no problem, so checked the bus and it was tracking the one after, checked our stop where she gets off and says not one for over half…

Technology can be a good thing

Technology can be a good thing

I know some of us moan about technology and Big Brother watching you all the time. But after today, I am really thankful for it. My Daughter had an after school club today, so instead of her getting the bus home, we arranged she would text me and I would pick her up. I had a busy day today, where the day just went, I checked my phone to see what the time was and it was coming up to just before 4pm, so thought I would have a quick…

How Times Have Changed

How Times Have Changed

When I was my daughters age (11), we did not have the technology that my daughters generation has. We never had mobile phones, computer games, computers, tablets, laptops, TV programs all day every day, and it got me thinking to how times have changed. We used to play outside with friends, ride our bikes, make up new games, it is amazing what a little bit of imagination does. Our parents did not have to ring us or text us to see where we were as we were never late home,…