When you realise they can read, it’s magic

Parenting has lots of amazing moments, and this is one of mine. When you realise they can read, it’s magic My six-year-old can read… I know most children her age are in the process of learning to read, being taught at home and at school. I have known she could “read”, as in sound out words […]

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So, what do you do?

When your child is one of those toddlers/children who is feisty,  has a healthy pair of lungs, and is going through that wonderful tantrum stage that those of us who have experienced know so well, and those of us who had children who never went through it, sigh with relief that it’s not their child turning […]

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Why we use cloth nappies?

  When people (usually Mum’s, but I have been asked by curious Dad’s, Grandparents and childcare providers) see that my Small boy is wearing a cloth nappy or I happen to mention that we use them, the first questions they ask is: but aren’t they a hassle? Don’t they make life more complicated? How do […]

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My thing about Fruit Shoots….?

I have got myself a reputation as a FruitShoot hater. It is common knowledge amongst my friends that I don’t like them and  I will never willingly buy the drink for my children. I however, am NOT one of those parents who swoops down on their child at parties and events and won’t allow them to […]

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One of those days. This too shall pass…

Today has been one of those days and has been awful. My children have been squabbling since the moment they woke up, we’ve had a serious accident involving a blueberry smoothie, my grocery delivery arrived but with missing items (I assume Tesco think that we didn’t need them, I’m going to be ringing their customer […]

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