When did children’s food get so… posh?

Here’s a real conversation about food that happened in our house this week: Me: Did you get a snack at school today? Flea: Yeah, I had a bacon roll. Me: OK. But if you’ve had breakfast, try and get something else, ok? Not always bacon. Flea: Oh, I don’t always… View Post

The One Where I’m not Unpatriotic

I’m a Brexit “loser”. It’s true. Like many others, I voted to remain in the EU. That’s because I strongly believed – and continue to believe – that leaving the EU would be A Bad Thing. I worried a “leave” vote would lead to a rise in racism and tension.… View Post

7 Things I Know About… Writing

  Recently, I attended a blogging event and conversation turned to writing. I was chatting with a woman who had possibly enjoyed a glass or two of champagne. “Thing about you Sally, is you’re a writer, you’re a journalist,” she said. “You know how to WRITE.”  Before you think this is… View Post

10 Albums to Share with your Kids

As parents, we have some key responsibilities to our children. Teaching them how to cross the road safely, and dressing themselves, for example. Getting them to school, keeping them healthy. And ensuring they don’t think good music begins and ends with Ariana Grande and Shawn Mendes. In the case of a… View Post

How to Change your YouTube Channel Art

It’s a fact of life that changing your YouTube channel art is more complicated than you’d think. That’s because YouTube asks you to upload a single, large image that will be cropped in different ways depending on how someone is looking at your channel – on TV, computer, tablet or… View Post