Jen Walshaw


10 Ways To Help Your Children Succeed In Their Studies

It is impossible to expect that children will learn everything solely at school. After all, in 2021/22, there were 20.6 pupils per every nursery and primary and 16.7 pupils per every secondary school teacher. Students need to put in some work outside of the institution as well. Naturally, there will be subjects and habits they will struggle with. To make their study time at home more effective and enjoyable, you must create the right environment. You can also help them by making the process more fun. Come up with activities that will help them learn and enjoy themselves simultaneously. Here are ten simple ways to help your children succeed in their more »


Budgeting Tips for University Students 1

Budgeting Tips for University Students is a paid collaborative post with HSBC who have just completed new research with students that have shown that over half of all British students say financial concerns are having a negative impact on their mental health and 45% have switched choice of university because of worries about the cost of living. As a parent of a soon-to-be University student, I find this really concerning, but more so the fact that nearly half (46%) the student population say they don’t feel they’ve had enough education on how to budget.


Online Learning with Night Zookeeper

Online Learning with the Night Zookeeper is a paid collaborative post. I have posted before about how much I love the Night Zookeeper range and how their personalised books can really help reluctant readers. You might already be aware of the amazing books by Joshua Davidson which introduce them to the importance of creativity and friendship, but did you know that the Night Zoolkeeper is also an English language curriculum for ages 6-12 that can be used as a fun online learning program to supplement your children school work at home – Keep reading as we have an amazing offer for you.


King Charles III Colouring Pages

These Kin=g Charles II Colouring pages are free to download and will provide a great resource for children learning about our new King. Sadly after over 70 years of service to our country as monarch, Queen Elizabeth II recently died whilst at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, which means that her heir Prince Charles was Crowned King Charles III and Camilla The Duchess of Cornwall – Queen Consort.


10 Delicious and Simple Air fryer Recipes 1

I am a big airfryer fan. We have had one since 2011 (make sure you check out our chips) and my mum had an actifry before that. It has really revolutionised the way we cook and we have recently upgraded our air fryer to a double one. Not only are they a more cost-effective way of cooking, but they are also speedy, use less fats and the boys love cooking with them. Maxi makes some sort of chicken in the air fryer for lunch when he is at home most days. So I wanted to share our favorite air fryer receipes.


8 Quick and Fun DIY Crafts to Do with Your Kids

You need to engage your kids in activities that don’t involve screens or digital gadgets during weekends or holidays. Yes, you might not have much spare time to play or keep your kids occupied, but that doesn’t give you the green light to have them watch cartoons for hours. You can keep your children entertained by having them create cute and unique crafts using silicone moulds, thread & needles, or clay.


Rising Costs of Energy and Inability to Pay – An insiders guide

I think that the majority of the UK is deeply concerned and anxious about the rising energy costs and other expenses and how we are all going to cope in the coming months and pay our energy bills. There will be lots of people unable to pay their upcoming utility bills and I know that I am very anxious about it (especially having just received my water bill and the direct debits more than doubling). I have blog posts about ways to save energy, however, this crisis is not something you can budget your way out of. I know you can not budget your way out of destitution and would never more »


Cooking Oats in 5 Delicious Ways: A How-To Guide

If you’re looking to prepare something that’s healthy, delicious, yet fulfilling then you should definitely make oatmeal. This is for sure one of the simplest and most effective ways to start your day. Besides being very delicious and easy to make, oats are also loaded with plant-based protein and fibre and are going to keep you full throughout the day. Now, there are a lot of people who are not too fond of it, because to them they seem like they are too gooey.


Interior Design Trends That Are Set to Last

Interior Design Trends That Are Set to Last is a paid collaborative post with Skirting World. With Interior Design becoming more and more accessible and lots of fashion shops selling seasonal items for our homes at a more affordable price it can be really tempting to follow all the design trends you see on Instagram and Pinterest, however, with the cost of living crisis and the climate crisis we are looking for interior design trends that are set to last. The home decor trends that will last and stand the test of time without looking dated.