Parenting

Are we teaching our children about health?

‘It’s the parents’ That’s what the voice said on the radio. ‘It’s all down to the parents’. Today new advice has been published about limiting children’s intake of sugary snacks and it has caused some debate.   As a parent…

Parenting

Here’s to 6!

  I know, I know… It’s what everyone says ‘the time has flown’, or ‘I can’t believe she’s this old’ and ‘She’s grown up so fast’. Cliche – maybe a little… but it’s just so true. When you spend such a…

Parenting

No 6th Birthday Party

  Birthday parties… they’re a complicated business right? Which side of the fence do you stand on? Are they misery wrapped in shiny paper or joy bundled up in a bow? Well, this year I made the decision not to…

Family

Bath, Book, Bed

    ‘When will you start getting her into a routine?’ I remember people asking when she was just a few weeks old. I was bleary eyed. I was tired. I couldn’t think about ‘routine’ anymore than I could about…

Family

World Book Day Is Coming!

  World Book Day is coming! This year it’s on Thursday 2nd March. For many parents, teachers and children we find ourselves in one of two camps… We’re either one of those people who adore World Book Day and couldn’t…