Motivational Monday

Season’s Greeting Saturday

Due to the end of term madness, for the first time ever I missed ‘Motivational Monday’! But, I couldn’t let the Christmas week pass without sharing a festive quote with you. So, I introduce to you ‘Season’s Greeting Saturday’… it was surprising how difficult it was to find a suitable festive word to accompany Saturday!… Continue reading Season’s Greeting Saturday


Christmas Jumper Day 2016 – Save the Children

Today is Christmas Jumper Day 2016, an annual event organised by Save the Children, to raise money for children less fortunate than ourselves. It’s a chance to be festive, a little bit silly all whilst raising money for a worthy cause. What’s not to like? Showing your support by wearing your Christmas jumper and donating… Continue reading Christmas Jumper Day 2016 – Save the Children


Eight Ways Teachers Know It’s Christmas Time

We all know that Christmas is one of the most wonderful yet most chaotic times of the year! So, it’s no surprise that for there are a number of tell-tale signs for us teachers at this most special time of the year… 1.There’s glitter everywhere. When I say everywhere. I mean EVERYWHERE. At school in… Continue reading Eight Ways Teachers Know It’s Christmas Time

Children's Books

We Met Tom Fletcher!

Last week, my boyfriend and I took our siblings to Tom Fletcher’s book signing for the ‘Christmasaurus’ in Selfridges, London. As a big fan of Tom Fletcher since the early days of Mcfly, I was delighted when I heard he’d written a Christmas story for children. Having thoroughly enjoyed the ‘Dinosaur that pooped!’ series, I… Continue reading We Met Tom Fletcher!