Why You Should Encourage Your Child to Participate in Martial Arts

My interest in martial arts for the girls started when my eldest started school and I heard of incidents of bullying and general nastiness…and I wanted to ensure she knew some form of self defence. Although she had no interest in it and we gave up after trying a few places, my youngest started when she was about 3 years old. And I have realised that it is not just about learning self defence….but there are many more benefits.

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Project 365 for 2019 – Week 46

Day 315 – Sunday 10th November Another day of not doing much! Only thing we did was go out to collect a bike for me so I have my own for the women’s group. A fellow school governor heard I was looking for a bike and she offered me the loan of hers, with possibly

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Project 365 for 2019 – Week 44

Day 301 – Sunday 27th October Did absolutely nothing today. Had been feeling rough yesterday and I just felt worse today with a bit of a temperature and a runny nose. So I spent pretty much all day in bed watching stuff on the laptop while the kids watched TV downstairs.

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Monthly Gratitude – October 2019

I forgot to do a monthly gratitude post last month but things got a bit busy towards the end of the month with my husband going away for 4 weeks to Pakistan. And it was one of those months that just flew by and it was hard to think about what I was specifically grateful

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Project 365 for 2019 – Week 43

Day 294 – Sunday 20th October Horse riding week so went and saw the horses again when went to collect the eldest. It’s been a month since we went to see the horses as a fortnight ago it was raining so didn’t get out of the car. The horses were happy to get a polo

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Project 365 for 2019 – Week 42

Day 287 – Sunday 13th October I think I am cheating with todays photo…as I think I might have taken this later in the week…..but we didn’t do much today. The eldest was still feeling a bit dodgy after getting the sickness bug yesterday so we all just rested at home. So Rosie asleep pretty

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Project 365 for 2019 – Week 41

Day 280 – Sunday 6th October Not much planned for today. Eldest went to her horse riding but as it had been raining heavily myself and Bee didn’t go to see the horses after as the entrance into the stables gets really muddy. Had a look at Bee’s homework…she has to do a project about

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