• School bus - 21 things I've learned from the first term of starting primary school

    21 things I’ve learned from the first term of primary school

    October 23, 2019

    Here’s everything I’ve learned from the first term of primary school Sending your child off for their first term of primary school? It’s an emotional rollercoaster of highs, lows and lots of tears (theirs and yours). Dropping her off on the first day she was fine, so I was FIIIIINEEEE. Until I burst into ugly…

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  • Starting school: What am I going to do now?

    October 2, 2019

    One of the most common questions people ask when I talk about F starting school is, usually, What are you going to do now? I don’t think they mean it in an existential, hear-tearing-out-while-wailing type of way – although I’m sure there’s plenty of time for that – but more of a curious, what-am-I-going-to-do-with-all-that-time-now? way.

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  • Healthy habits for kids

    How To Teach Kids To Pick Up Healthy Habits – For Life!

    September 28, 2019

    Here’s How To Teach Kids To Pick Up Healthy Habits Want to know how to teach healthy habits for kids that will stay with them for life? Why Is A Healthy Daily Routine So Important? As a parent, it’s important to teach your children to pick up healthy habits, so they can have a healthy…

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  • Starting school: ten things that are currently terrifying me

    September 2, 2019

    So my child is starting school – THIS MONTH, IT’S THIS MONTH, HOW HAS THIS HAPPENED SO QUICKLY, WASN’T SHE JUST BORN – and here are ten things that are completely terrifying me. Just to note it’s things that are terrifying me about my child starting primary school, not my child. I’m swinging wildly between…

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  • 10 activities to include in a healthy daily routine for kids

    September 1, 2019

    What to include in a healthy daily routine for kids Are you wondering what to include in a healthy daily routine for children? Here are ten suggestions for parenting to incorporate into your children’s morning schedule or after-school routine. How Important Is Routine For Children? It you’re a parent, you might be wondering about what…

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  • I'm breastfeeding a four year old and here is why

    I’m Breastfeeding My Four Year Old, And Here’s Why

    August 1, 2019

    Yes, I’m breastfeeding my four-year-old, and here’s why… So, you’re breast-feeding a four-year-old? Breastfeeding my four-year-old sounds like: ‘That’s a bit…weird, isn’t it? ”Hasn’t it gone on long enough now?’ ‘You’ll be stopping before school won’t you?’ ‘Make the most of it because you’ll have to stop soon!’ ‘I didn’t realise you were STILL doing…

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  • Colourful pink and green arrow wall at London Kings Cross

    How To Draw Horrible Histories Characters

    July 28, 2019

    How to Draw Horrible Histories Characters – Just Like The New Film Hands up who loves Horrible Histories, and who have children who want to draw Horrible Histories characters? Firstly, did you know there’s even a film, Horrible Histories The Movie – Rotten Romans? A Horrible Histories Drawing Masterclass With Martin Brown We were lucky…

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