If the father in your life really doesn’t need another “Best Dad” mug then these free printable Father’s Day questionnaires are a much more fun way for the kids to show their love. We all know children say the funniest things and their answers to questions about people they love are usually both brutally honest, […]
In this section of the blog there are lots of general posts about parenting life. As a total introvert, I’ve written about what it’s like to parent when you aren’t overly keen on other people as well as what it’s like to be an ontogeny raising an extrovert child (tricky, is the short version).
I have also explored my dislike of playing, what that means about me as a parent and about other ways to engage with your children that isn’t involve pretending to be a fire fighter hosing down an imaginary building for hours on end.
You’ll also find some stuff about saving money on family life, parenting with migraines and my passion for nearly new.
As a child, I was always very put out that my mum wouldn’t take me camping, apparently she needed her home comforts! This meant that when I became a parent I was keen to take my kids camping. What I discovered was that, as long as you know what to take camping with kids, you […]
Sometimes, in the busy world we live in, we can feel disconnected from our families. This can lead to us feeling less happy and can be particularly detrimental to children. If you want to build a closer bond as a family, you might like to try some of these activities for family bonding. We’ve separated […]
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 […]