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26 September 2019

BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT - Give Me Five

So I can finally tell you all what I have been working on for quite some time now. A Five Minute Mum book - GIVE ME FIVE - I mean, not literally, that’s just what is is called! I have gathered up all the ideas that are on the blog and lots of new ones and popped them all into a recipe style,…

01 May 2018

What is Five Minute Mum?

What it definitely ISN’T is a smug “look at me, aren’t I a super mum doing all these fabulous games with my kids” type of blog. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with celebrating yourself as a Mother but I cannot bear smugness. Because as any parent will know, smugness always occurs just…

12 April 2018

The Golden Rule

So here it is. My only rule. Always let the kids come to you. Try not to clap your hands and say “OK kids we are going to do this activity now.” Even in your best ‘Meryl Streep THIS IS GOING TO BE AWESOME acting voice’, they KNOW. They just KNOW. In their little heads they go…“Yep,…

12 April 2018

Oh great, not another “Mum” blog…

So, Hi! For a wee while now I’ve occasionally posted things I’ve done with my kids on my personal social media sites. Short, fun activities or games, usually based around teaching my kids letters or numbers. And a few people said, “Hey this is useful I’m going to do this with my kid”.…