LL Shorts: 5 Minutes Peace

Has anybody read the book ‘Five Minutes Peace’ by Jill Murphy? It was my favourite book as a child because I could relate to the children in the book bothering mum trying to have a bath and a few minutes to herself. I’m now that mum and it’s tiring, it’s exhausting being a parent trying…

Accidents, Emergencies and General Health

You know those stories you hear about a kid sticking a piece of Lego up their nose and you say to yourself ‘my kid would never do something that dumb.’? Turns out, my kid would! B (3) casually walked up to me and said ‘Mummy, can you help me get this out of my nose…

LL Shorts: Language

We are fairly settled into our new summer routine now, the boys are in the pool at least twice a day and have become firm friends with the other children in the community. The children are around 7-9 years old and I’ve noticed that they will try to talk to the boys in French first,…

LL Shorts: Worldschooling

I love London, I think it’s a great place to bring up children. Little Londoners was born out my desire to share all the amazing and affordable activities my hometown has to offer families. However, hitting rock bottom made me realise that something needed to change. I couldn’t and wouldn’t want to change our education…

LL Shorts: Rock Bottom

What’s it like to hit rock bottom and where do you go from there? I’ve hit it before, or so I thought but I’m really there now and there’s no way out. I knew it was coming, it was inevitable. Here I am, a single parent home educating my SEN child. The business I was…