I woke up this morning to the news to see that Manchester had been victim to a suspected terror attack. I spent this weekend in Manchester at a blogging conference so I feel a bit ‘closer’ to this tragedy than I might normally. I cannot believe that someone has targeted a concert primarily attended by children.… Read More How do we talk to our children about terrorism?
I have spoken before about my how fussy my toddler is. Mealtimes are a nightmare. I love food, my husband and I are complete foodies and a beige freezer diet makes me so sad but sometimes that is all she will eat. After Gino D’Acampo’s comments about ‘stupid parents’ being to blame for fussy eating… Read More Toddler Fussy Eating: Am I a ‘stupid parent’?
Ah holidays. The great British summertime, when we all get our lily white legs out and head to our nearest bit of beach to cavort in the sand and Instagram pictures of our children eating ice creams. When you have kids, all of a sudden a trip to the beach isn’t quite what it used… Read More Summer holidays with toddlers. Top tips for a day at the beach.
Before our first ever Center Parcs holiday back in March, I found myself Googling things like Bluestone or Center Parcs? We went to Center Parcs at the start of March and have just got back from a long weekend in Bluestone Wales so I thought I would write a review and comparison whilst everything is… Read More Bluestone or Center Parcs?
I have spent the last two years of this parenting gig laying some serious Disney loving foundations. It may have been a little young and possibly not quite Disney’s target age range but as soon as Baby TV had got too much and was making my ears bleed we began to watch the movies, sing… Read More What is the ‘right’ age for Disney?
Parenting can feel like you need superpowers. The people you spend all day trying to protect regularly conspire against you and you spend your day being physically manhandled by bald little people with a selfish agenda. You are in constant contact with dangerous substances and you save the day time and time again with little recognition.… Read More Which superhero do you have most in common with?
2016 was a year of change for our family. Joe got promoted, we moved county, we had our first year as a married couple and our sweet baby turned into a rambunctious toddler. We are heading into 2017 full of excitement for what life will bring us. I envisage Joe will be working hard as… Read More 2017. What is in store for our family?
As a stay at home parent, I have always wondered if sending my toddler to nursery seems selfish. I worried that people would think I was lazy or didn’t enjoy my time with my daughter. I also worried that if I kept her home with me all of the time, she wouldn’t develop those crucial… Read More Starting Nursery.
Up until recently I was a helicopter mum. Well, I suppose I still am to a certain extent but recently I feel like I have really made some progress in loosening those apron strings a little. We went to a local softplay the other day and for the first time ever, I let her go. I didn’t put… Read More Helicopter Mum.
My eyes hurt. They are stinging and I’m not sure if it is tiredness, looking at a computer too long or both. Truth is, I don’t want to go to bed. Because when I go to bed I will go to sleep. When I go to sleep I will inevitably wake up and have to… Read More Dear daughter, I’m sorry.