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Kate Takes 5 · 4d ago

Parenting 101: Tweens

You know that saying 'Solutions appear when you start looking for answers'?No really, do y...
Kate Takes 5 · 2W ago

Snapshot

I'm having a bit of a blog lull at the moment. The usual life, work, kids juggle is as real as ever, but those moments of snatched peace are now being filled with novel writing rather than m...
Kate Takes 5 · 3W ago

How to stop arguments about kids and coats.

Last year I found two perfect coats for my boys. One was a parka (I love parkas) and the o...
Kate Takes 5 · 1M ago

Harry Potter at Warner Bros Studio Tour London

Last Christmas I decided to give memories instead of presents to the kids. They get too mu...
Kate Takes 5 · 2M ago

One word 2017

I gave up making New Years Resolutions some time ago. Those lengthy lists of tasks I would once again fail at within a couple of weeks brought no positives.What I adopted instead was the One Word movement, a fabulous way of keeping your focus on what...
Kate Takes 5 · 3M ago

Could you live off-grid? #COL

Recently I spent a weekend in Dingle, on the remote West Coast of Ireland. We went for a w...
Kate Takes 5 · 3M ago

Family made simple #spon

When you picture 'family' what do you see? A mum, a dad, 2.4 children and a dog?Turns out ...
Kate Takes 5 · 3M ago

Top tips for a good night's sleep #spon

I think I've mentioned before my love of bed. Warmth, comfort, peace (sometimes) - it's my haven at the end of a long day.Over the years I've learned what works best for me in terms of keepi...
Kate Takes 5 · 3M ago

Dingle days with Other Voices

Last week I made the long trek down to Dingle for Other Voices.Having never been I wasn't ...
Kate Takes 5 · 3M ago

One Year No Beer: 2 months down, 10 to go...

Two months ago I set myself the challenge of going 30 days without alcohol.There wasn't on...