• Your Child starting school

    What I wish I’d known about my child starting school

    September 2, 2020

    Here’s everything I wish I’d known about my child starting school… Is your child starting school soon? I know how you feel! Last September my youngest started school, and I walked her to the gate, in her too-big dress and her too-shiny shoes, desperately trying not to make it too obvious how much I was…

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  • What it's been like parenting in a pandemic

    Parenting in a pandemic: 13 thoughts, three months in

    July 8, 2020

    Here are 13 thoughts on parenting in a pandemic, three – and more – months in… Firstly, how are you? How are you doing, really? And secondly, if you’d told us all on 1st January 2020 that we’d be spending much of the upcoming year on lockdown, parenting in a pandemic, I’m not sure anyone…

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  • What it's like having a newborn in coronavirus lockdown

    What It’s Like Having A Newborn In Coronavirus Lockdown

    April 23, 2020

    What’s it like when you have a newborn in Coronavirus lockdown? Having a newborn baby is a rollercoaster of new experiences, different emotions, extreme sleeplessness, joy and all the hormones at once, mixed up in one crazy, amazing bundle. But what happens when you have a newborn in coronavirus lockdown, and when the birth of…

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  • 101 Kids Indoor Activity Ideas – Fun Things To Do When You’re At Home With Your Children

    March 16, 2020

    Here are 101 kids indoor activity ideas…a big old list of things to do when you’re at home with your children… 101 Kids Indoor Activity Ideas: In a bid to spark some activity inspiration, I wanted to pull together a giant list of kids indoor activity ideas including apps, things you can watch, read, listen…

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  • Andy and The Band - new CBeebies TV programme

    Andy and The Band: watch the show now, sing the songs forever

    March 2, 2020

    If you – or your children – are a fan of CBeebies legend Andy Day, you should definitely watch his new CBeebies and CBBC children’s TV programme Andy and The Band… We were invited to a special live launch event for the brand new CBBC and CBeebies TV programme, and the good news is it’s…

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  • How to talk to kids about corona virus

    How To Talk To Children About Coronavirus

    March 1, 2020

    How to talk to children about coronavirus…here’s what we’re saying about COVID-19 and the corona virus to our kids… How to talk to children about Coronavirus How do you talk to your children about coronavirus? I wanted to write this post as the Corona virus / COVID-19 to is something we’ve been talking about a…

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  • Just you wait when it comes to parenting

    Just you wait

    January 14, 2020

    JUST YOU WAIT…is something you hear a lot of when you have small children, from other people, in a really negative way, isn’t it? Enjoying any aspect of having a baby? Just you wait till they hit the toddler twos and it’ll all go wrong! Struggling with the bleakness of newborn sleep deprivation? Just you…

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