How to survive church as a new mum!

A lot changed entering parenthood. I experienced a surprising feeling of loss for things I had taken for granted. Even with a new baby, accepting the world went on without me was tricky. This independent woman was changed for ever. Mostly this brought joy - I was ready for motherhood - but I wasn't ready for all … Continue reading How to survive church as a new mum!

‘Keeping Kids Safe’ Pt 1

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

3 Ways to Avoid Parenting Under Pressure

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

Let’s Talk About Sex

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

We want our kids to be confident & here’s how to build it! 

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! 

Top 10 Teen Tips for Devices

I will always be grateful for modern conveniences and the advancement of technology. I often wonder if I might have done better in my arts degree with access to Google images (Who remembers the old school library and photocopier days?!). The internet is no longer new, but I am still so often surprised when I … Continue reading Top 10 Teen Tips for Devices