Suddenly… Blogging

Welcome to Suddenly… Blogging. Your insight into our family life, trials and tribulations of busy working parents with two growing girls.  Our blog will be full of our adventures, misdemeanours, advice, tips and good old fashioned family values.  We understand just how precious family time is and hope that our blog and our products will help you and your family create special memories that last a life time.

Why you should start writing a bullet journal!

Juggling balls... Ever think that you are juggling too many balls? I love this expression! I not only juggle balls, I spin plates – at the same time - sometimes with one hand, whilst the other is trying to wipe spilt milk off my daughter’s clean uniform. Long gone are...

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Helping your child get smart with SPAG

First of all... What is SPAG??? You mean it's not a deliciously hot Italian pasta dish?  Afraid not!  It stands for Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar!  Far less exciting! “Mum I need help with my SPAG homework” The uttering of these few simple words, results in me...

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Why we should allow our kids to be creative!

“Do schools kill creativity?” I love this Ted Talk by Sir Ken Robinson in 2006. This is now over 11 years old, but never has what he said, been more apt for our education system. Creativity is so important in our lives and our kid’s future lives and yet it is being...

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What is so special about water?

What is so special about water? We’re always being told of the value and importance of drinking water and to be honest – this was not something I was ever particularly good at doing!  It's not that I didn’t like drinking ordinary water, infused water or diluted...

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January 2017… Another new me!

It seems like many, that this is a common sentiment for people at the start of a new year, and I guess there’s nothing wrong with wanting to be that little bit more accomplished, or to be fitter, healthier and stronger! It is for the latter reason that I embarked upon...

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Should my child get a mobile phone for Christmas?

When my eldest was born 9 and a half years ago, we like the millions of parents around the world, (apart from being completely overwhelmed) had this primal urge to protect. I remember vividly, her being 3 weeks old and my husband walking her in the pram up the road –...

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Our Seven Family Must Do’s this Christmas

So there are officially 20 sleeps till Christmas!Gasp, Shock Horror etc etc etc (At the time of writing this). Or another way to look at is.... I know people who have not only bought all their presents but have them all beautifully wrapped, have decorated their entire...

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Brrr it’s cold outside!

There’s a song about that somewhere! Anyway I digress…  We were all feeling a little tired and weary from a hectic week of work and school, (and maybe a dash too much of the red last night for the oldies) and so in need of some fresh air! Once booted, coated, gloved...

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Suddenly Blogging – Here We Go!

Hi I’m Susie, mum of two girls, black belt in Tae Kwon Do and a teacher of History to a whole host of secondary students for the past 15 years. I am passionate about my family life and teaching youngsters to have the values that will see them develop and grow into...

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