9 signs it’s the end of the school year

Christmas time is always hectic.  But the end of the school year brings with it a to-do list that can rival Santa’s.  So. Much. To. Remember. Your head is spinning and you don’t remember what you volunteered yourself to do at the school fete.  These are the signs that it is definitely the end of…

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Teen and Tween Round-up: Secondary school and settling down

A few weeks into the new term and hopefully we’re all settling down. Our big kids and us, as parents, should be getting used to our new routines – new schools, new subjects and even university. So here’s what our teens and tweens have been up to this month… As her kids start a new…

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Teen and Tween Round-up: Growing up

The GCSEs and A Levels are well underway and the SATs are a distant memory. How are your kids coping with exam pressure? Are the parents finding it more stressful than the teenagers? Here’s what the BritMums teens and tweens have been up to this month. Over at Stressy Mummy, Nikki’s son might only be…

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Teen and Tween Round-up: SATs and snacks

It’s one of the busiest, and most stressful, times of the year for teens, tweens and  their parents. With A Levels, GCSEs and Key Stage 2 SATS, there’s a lot going on. Here’s what our teens and tweens have been up to this month… Key Stage 2 SATs, in Year 6, are usually the first…

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Teen & Tween Round-up: Alcohol & survival

Would you believe the Teen and Tween Round-up has been going for a whole two years now? That’s an awful lot of studying, sulking and gaming! GCSEs and A Levels are just around the corner, so now is the time for you teens to seriously get their heads down and start studying (although obviously they’ve…

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Teen and Tween Round-up: Surviving girls and boys

These days, lots of people are into gender-neutral parenting. But, when they get to their teens, it’s clear that boys and girls are VERY different. This months we’ve got a few posts on that very subject. Do you agree? It has to happen at some point – your teenager gets their first girlfriend or boyfriend.…

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