Why Can’t I Sleep?

Why Can't I Sleep?

*** This post may contain affiliate links*** Why Can’t I Sleep? – I used to be able to … There once was a time, many years ago, when I would sleep through the night without any problems whatsoever.  Back in 1985, I was even known to have slept through a sand storm whilst staying in…

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How Do I Write A Book?

*** This post may contain affiliate links*** The answer to ‘How do I write a book?’, is relatively simple:  You Just Do It. However, it’s not always that simple … How do I write a book? – You have to be a reader first It really is Rule Number 1.  Learning the craft of writing…

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11 plus general tips for parents and children

11 plus general tips for parents and children

*** This post may contain affiliate links*** 11 plus general tips for parents and children Try to do something every day Doing something every day doesn’t mean that your child has to be sat down reading a book all day or slaving their way through a textbook full of mathematical problems.  There are lots of…

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Switching Energy Supplier

Switching Energy Supplier

*** This post may contain affiliate links *** Switching energy supplier – The time is now EDF and NPower have both announced that they will be hiking the cost of gas and electricity in March 2017.  British Gas, Eon and SSE are set to follow suit so now is the time to start making a…

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The Best 11 Plus Resources

The Best 11 Plus Resources

*** This post may contain affiliate links *** When it comes to preparing for the 11+ and accessing the best 11Plus resources, it can be an absolute minefield of options and expenses so knowing where to find the best 11+ resources is a must.  However, as a private tutor of many years’ experience, I have…

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How to Pass The 11+ Exam

How To Pass The 11+ Exam

*** This post may contain affiliate links *** When you’re wondering about how to Pass the 11+ exam,  I firmly believe in the saying:  Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.  After all, the 11+ test is tough and a lot of adults would struggle to get through it successfully!  I also say that preparing…

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How To Beat The Blues

How to Beat the Blues

*** This post may contain affiliate links *** January is renowned for giving many of us the blues but feeling down, sad and depressed can strike us at any time of the year and it can come out of nowhere.  Knowing how to beat the blues and lift yourself out of a funk is vital…

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Luxury Holidays for Less

Luxury Holidays For Less

*** This post may contain affiliate links*** Over recent years, I’ve made a commitment to travelling and exploring the British Isles as opposed to travelling abroad.  That’s possibly to do with the fact that I always try to take my mum on holiday every year and staying within the UK has always been a more…

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The Little Book of Hygge

The Little Book of Hygge

***This post may contain some affiliate links*** The Little Book of Hygge I bought The Little Book of Hygge as a gift this Christmas but ended up reading through most of it myself after giving it to the recipient!  I loved its solid, hardback cover and dinky sizing.  It looks very appealing and would look…

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11 Albert Einstein inspired New Year’s Resolutions

New Year's Resolutions

***This post may contain affiliate links*** Einstein may have been a genius and a great scientist but he also knew one or two things about life too.  He understood the importance of imagination, the need to keep moving forward and most importantly, to keep learning.  The end of one year and the beginning of another…

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