Easter egg hunt ideas for all ages from toddler to tween.

  I used to love hiding eggs around our garden when my kids were young. Here are some fun suggestions from Tesco. Under 5 year olds What you need: Let the little ones join in the Easter fun with a mini trail. Not all prizes need to be chocolate, you can add a few non-edible […]

What is the BIGGEST worry for Mums right now ?

I was delighted and very honoured to have been a part of the Tesco Magazine survey around 21st Century parenting concerns. Read here the conversation, concerns and thoughts of Jane Hopkins MBE founder of www.mumsclub.co.uk , Jane Moore writer and broadcaster, Melinda Sealy  Fargo blogger of http://www.hermelness.com/good-bloggers-common/  and  mum of four and yours truly in the […]

New School Term – My advice in the latest Tesco Magazine.

  New term worries – sorted! Here’s my advice in the Tesco Magazine today. Tips for making the transition into secondary school or university easy and panic-free Secondary school 1. ‘Get everything organised and bags packed the night before to avoid a panicked rush,’ says teacher Charlotte Blake. ‘Know your child’s timetable so you can […]

Get a wriggle on

We all know that exercise is good for us, but new guidelines from the Chief Medical Officer say that this shouldn’t be limited to trips to the gym or jogging to work. Instead we should be thinking about encouraging physical activity from a really young age – before a child is five. The new guidelines […]

Mum of The Year Awards – getting nominating NOW !

Nominations are open for The 2012 Tesco Real Mum of The Year  Awards and  will be the biggest yet, and they need your help to find the unsung heroes from your local communities, the extraordinary women who make a difference to the lives of everyone around them. This is your chance to tell Tesco about a mum […]

Every little helps – Tesco and booze

Every little helps – Tesco, booze and binge drinking I was fascinated to listen to the lovely Jeremy Vine talking today on BBC Radio 2  to the very enthusiastic chap from Tesco about their support of the government’s proposals to curb binge drinking and rowdy behaviour. Britain’s biggest supermarket Tesco said it supports the U.K. government’s plan […]