For many of us, as soon as we see that positive line on the pregnancy test, we start thinking about all the preparation we’ll need to do before the baby comes. This often leads to the question, when should I start buying baby stuff? The answer isn’t straightforward but in my opinion, a simplified summary […]
Parenting Life and Humour
Parenthood came as a massive shock to me. Frankly, it still throws me plenty of curve balls even ten years in. While I’ve found things easier as my children have grown older, motherhood still isn’t my vocation. I have coped with much of parenting by trying to see the funny side and the posts I’ve written about that are in the parenting humour section, hopefully they’ll give you some light relief.
In the parenting Life section you’ll find more general posts about being a parenthood including how I’ve coped with the struggles and the mistakes I’ve made. I’ve written about what parenting is like as an introvert, how I cope with parenting and migraines and how much I hate playing!
While 3D Easter Eggs are pretty tricky to make at home and would be too complicated to do with young children, these flat eggs are super simple and really good fun. They can be done by any age from toddlers up to older children. Even I enjoyed having a go. What you Need to […]
Having recently written about the ways my parenting differs from my mum’s, it made me think about all the ways it’s similar. I actually learnt a huge amount about how to be a good parent from her and so I thought I’d share the highlights. Read to your Children Every Night My mum read to […]
My Mum is awesome. I have amazing memories from childhood and she’s always been there to support me. Despite this, there are some ways in which I parent differently from her. Some of these are about me wanting to do things differently, but mostly they are based on wanting my kids to not be the […]
With winter very much here, the kids are disappointed that trips out are off for the foreseeable future. To try and soften the blow, I thought we’d embrace winter with a bit of Hygge. I decided to set up an afternoon of Hygge and I was surprised how much they loved it, and how much […]