I LOVE Christmas, so we start early in our house. The tree goes up in late November. The kids get to help decorate the tree but I am THAT person that rearranges it when they have gone to bed. One day they will have their own tree, but for now this one is mine. We spend … Continue reading 3 Things We Changed at Christmas
AT SOME POINT, let's be honest, our small people will get lost in a big shops, wander off on beaches - even the thing they wander off to sometimes wanders off too - they forget to take keys & get wrong buses home. THIS POST is checking if we & our kids are prepared … Continue reading ‘Keeping Kids Safe’ Pt 1
Do you look at other parents through the highlight reel of social media - everyone's perfect day, perfect children, perfect meals - and think everyone else has got it all together? In truth, those of us behind the camera don't always feel we are getting it right. Overwhelmed with daily life, anxiety can kick in, … Continue reading 3 Ways to Avoid Parenting Under Pressure
Before you are ready, your kids are ready to talk about SEX! Talking about sex to children is not straightforward! Each child is different. All 3 of mine became curious around 8. Sadly we never got the text-book 'I rocked explaining sex to my children' moment, but we did have a laugh trying... 1st time … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Sex
Have I ever told you that my middle son was very shy? To be honest, I quite liked it. Whenever we would meet new people he would bury his head into me and whisper in my ear, BUT one day I felt a nudge, I had a choice - I could hold him close and … Continue reading We want our kids to be confident & here’s how to build it!
We ALL have days when we would rather press the snooze button, or go the long way home, or disappear on a device, but as parents WE have the chance to fill everyday with purpose OR let everyday pass us by. So, here's a few simple thoughts that help me enjoy my family life. … Continue reading Enjoying Family Life?