Are Reward Charts A Good Idea?

are reward charts a good idea

Reward charts. Such a popular parenting tool. We’re trying one out with the twiglets at the moment, yet I’ve always felt quite conflicted about them. Are reward charts a good idea? I’ll try to explain why I have some reservations about reward charts in this post… 😊

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5 Reasons Why I’m Not Very Instagram

not very Instagram

I don’t really consider myself to be very ‘Insta.’ I mean, I post on there (a lot – probably too much 😂) and I love it (again, probably too much 🙈). But I don’t always feel like I necessarily ‘fit in’ as such. I’m not saying this as some kind of pity party for one or anything – it’s just the way I see it. And actually I’ve come to the conclusion that I don’t really mind 😊 So here are 5 reasons why I’m not very Instagram:

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Leaving My Teaching Job

leaving my teaching job

This post is probably going to be a bit of a ramble so please bear with me! So it’s about me leaving my teaching job! 😱 I actually resigned back in November but couldn’t really say anything until now as the children I teach (and their parents) didn’t know. I have pretty mixed feelings about it to be honest. On one hand, I feel hugely relieved as I wasn’t happy, but on the other, I feel a bit of a failure and like I’ve given up. Throw in a huge amount of anxiety about the future and what I’m going to do with myself, and my head’s a bit all over the place at the moment!

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Gift Ideas for Preschoolers

gift ideas for preschoolers

Hello! I thought I’d just share a few of the twiglets’ favourite toys at the moment. Not sure if anyone will be remotely interested but I just figured there could be some useful ideas for anyone looking to buy birthday gifts for 3- or 4-year olds. (Or Christmas presents if you’re insanely organised! 🤣) So here we go with my gift ideas for preschoolers…

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5 Funny Parenting Milestones

funny parenting milestones

I thought I’d share some funny parenting milestones I’ve experienced. Funny because they’re probably not the moments you might expect – baby’s first smile, baby learning to walk etc. Not those ones. These are probably a little more… silly. But sometimes it’s the silly little things that can make a significant difference to your life and how you feel about this crazy rollercoaster called parenting 🤪

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