The Mother & Teenager C25K Challenge

One thing I never thought I would be taking up again at 50 is running!  I did all that and got the t-shirt way back in my 20’s and 30’s. Keeping fit and healthy is of course a priority, but over the last decade it has been of…

The Value Of A Shared Interest Between Parent & Child

What makes you tick?  Do you share any passions with your children? One of the many things I love about being a mother of teenagers is discovering shared interests that help to cement our relationship as adults and as a family. As parents we are all guilty of…

Tweens, Teens & Beyond #17

My teens have now finished school and the joy and chaos of the holiday beckons.  Meantime, welcome to another week of  Tweens, Teens & Beyond #17. Last weeks’ posts were brilliant as always,  we have enjoyed every single one of them and it’s been really hard to choose. …

Sleepy Teenagers – How Much Do They Need?

With the exams finally behind us and the holidays stretching ahead it has struck me that one thing teenagers can do very well is sleep. In our house there is a definite teen sleep pattern evolving that eschews that of the rest of the house and means not…

Tweens, Teens & Beyond #16

Good Morning and welcome to Week 16 of linky Tweens, Teens & Beyond hosted by myself and my fellow Tween and Teen bloggers Sharon at After The Playground and Nicky at Not Just The Three of Us. Thank you all for joining us for another week and if this…

Tweens, Teens & Beyond #15

Where does the time go?  It seems like only yesterday that Sharon, Nicky and I launched Tweens, Teens & Beyond and here we are at Week 15.  Welcome back or if this is your first time, thanks for joining us. To date we have had a total of…