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Getting people to bed on time

My project of getting people to bed earlier is failing. On Sunday this was due to homework which seems to occupy the entire day. Not only did we have to…

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Anti-Valentine's

The weekend culminated in an anti-Valentine's celebration on Sunday, courtesy of daughter three. She loathes Valentine's Day. This is mainly because she has absolutely no desire, aged nine, to even…

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What's an Oz?

What's an Oz?

The Great British Bake-off and all things bake-off on the tele have inspired my grandchildren to make plateloads of psychodelic creations making Mr Kipling’s cupcakes and fondant fancies seem pale…

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Dividing lines

 How on earth do you explain the concept of division to a child who just seems to resist entirely the concept of logic? Daughter two, who has requested to be…

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Educating Essex

Educating Essex

I was watching a reality TV show called Educating Essex last week, when a bottle-blonde girl with thick panda-style make-up asked out loud in her maths class: “What is…

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