Year 7 Parents’ Evening – The Things We Found Useful

Last week saw us attend our first Year 7 Parents' Evening.  As fleglings - this is our first 'grown-up' Parents' Evening at Secondary School. You may have seen my recent post about the Booking System, although I must confess to having been ill-advised here.  I talked...

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Year 7 Parent Books Parents’ Evening For The First Time

Keyboards all over the country will be tapping away at the news of the Year 7 Parents' Evening Booking Systems opening this term.  I can just see the headlines 'Year 7 Parent Books Parents' Evening For The First Time'.  This is a big thing. The event of the year, the...

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At Last Some Gardening!

Well that's certainly not something I would have said in my teens!!  'At Last Some Gardening'!  How times have changed but I make no secret of the fact that I love gardening.   It's a labour of love.  A forever work in progress. Last week saw my very first venture...

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How Old Do You Have To Be To Get a Saturday Job?

As we pack the children off after the Easter break a little lighter of pocket once again, I couldn’t help but reflect on the fact that at my daughters age, 11 (almost 12), I had a Saturday job.  Considering we were born of the generation where children were...

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Study Makeover – In The Pink!

About a year ago, we set to work on the Study Makeover and I vowed that this room would not be Pink.  In fact I actively followed a black and white theme and I'm ashamed to say that I have made no progress at all.  None whatsoever.  Until now!   I am also ashamed but...

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Solo Dates – My Top 10 Favourites

I'm a big fan of the Solo Date. Alongside the couple date, the girly lunch and the family adventures sits the 'Solo Date' at the top of my list of things to do.  Now before you grab your tissues and hit me up on speed dial, hold fire.  This is not about being lonely. ...

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Salts Mill, Saltaire

Salts Mill in Bradford, West Yorkshire is a former textile mill.  It was opened in 1853 by Sir Titus Salt.  Congruent with his Utopian vision, Sir Titus Salt also built the adjoining village of Saltaire to house the mill workers.  With cloth production ceasing in...

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Myofascial Release Therapy and Plantar Fasciitis

In a recent post I wrote about the condition of Plantar Fasciitis and how my husband was going to try Myofascial Release Therapy for some respite from the painful symptoms of the condition.  Following the initial consultation, Mark attended the recommended five...

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Plantar Fasciitis – What Is It?

Plantar Fasciitis is apparently one of the most common causes of heel pain.  It is most common in middle-aged people.  Plantar Fasciitis is one of those conditions that you are unlikely to have heard of.  However, if you are sufferer, you will realise immediately that...

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God’s Own Junk Yard

As a family, we do love a bit of a 'find'.  So when you hear about a place that is literally on your doorstep that you haven't been to and THEN it ends up in the Secret London's feed the very same week - you just have to hop in the car and go!  This was the case for...

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Welcome to Not Just The 3 Of Us, the Lifestyle Blog for those of us that want to make every minute count. This blog is all about Midlife. The joys and the challenges. I am always looking to challenge the perceptions around age and the mid-years and this is where I do it.

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