Ah, the tween years. Leading into the teenage years. When I had smaller children, who were toddlers who threw spectacular tantrums and were prone to dramatic fits over irrational things like not being allowed to wear their wellies to bed, and having their sandwiches cut up into the wrong shapes, and being made to sit […]READ MORE
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Sex, and puberty… Before you go any further, don’t panic, this is a family blog. This is an honest, but clean post, I promise. We have a tweenager, in the house, and she is rapidly growing up, both emotionally and physically. The two tie together, and we have HORMONES aplenty because she is hitting puberty. […]READ MORE
Sometimes a hug from mum is all you need… tweens, teens and beyond!
Moving into the world of being a tweenager and teenager is fun but also can be challenging. Emotions, physical changes, changing relationships. They come with ups and downs. Sometimes the downs can feel a lot more than the ups. Sometimes you have a bad day at school and you just want to cry, but you […]READ MORE
Facing the teenage years with positivity – it can’t be all bad…
I’m facing a stage of parenting that I’ve unused to. It’s a stage I’ve not got much experience with, other than when I myself was at that stage, which seems a long time ago. I can do newborns and babies, I can do toddlers, I can do high needs children, and none of that phases […]READ MORE