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Leslie Rickerby

Why renting as a family isn’t a bad thing

We’ve all seen the stats and news reports – renting is the new normal. Where renting used to be the stepping stone between moving out and buying your first home, it’s now becoming a way of life for more and more people in the…

November 7, 2019
STEM

Getting to grips with the LEGO WeDo 2.0 Kit.

Part of my role with the Peterborough STEM Festival is to liaise with schools groups and inspire them to take part in our FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. expo. FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. is a challenge for 6-9-year-olds in which they form a team, learn…

October 25, 2019

Electric Ride on Cars – AD

*This is a sponsored post* Although this is the season to get spooky with Halloween, trick-or-treating, and buying loads of sweets and chocolate for the kiddies, Christmas is just around the corner! And, as you can imagine, my kids have already started ‘rocking around…

October 23, 2019
STEM

Peterborough STEM Festival is back for 2019

Peterborough STEM Festival is a FREE family event that aims to develop and encourage a love of STEM subjects: Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Taking place at Kingsgate Conference Centre on October 12th, the festival will be exhibiting a range of science experiments, engineering…

October 5, 2019
Reviews / Giveaways

Once Upon a Time: Online

This is an unpaid collaborative post with PlusNet. I have trouble getting Dexter interested in reading. He has a strong love of science and maths but when it comes to reading his school reading books, he often ends up having a bit of a…

September 29, 2019
Travel and Local

Don’t be a tourist, travel like a local

Written in collaboration with Mel Wong Travel can enrich the body, mind and soul, but you can make the experience all the more authentic if you take a slightly different approach. Instead of travelling like a clueless tourist, taking some time out before you…

September 27, 2019
Travel and Local

Make Your Caravan Vacation A Success

This is a collaborative post. Making your caravan vacation a success is something that you likely care for if considering this route for an anytime-of-year kind of holiday. No one will ever plan a vacation hoping that things will go wrong, of course. But…

September 21, 2019

How Mums Can Achieve a Work/Life Balance

This is a sponsored post.Parents arguably have one of the most challenging jobs on the planet. Not only does this role represent a full-time profession, but it can often be difficult to find a balance between being a mum and still earning an extra…

September 17, 2019