The job description of a mother sounds so simple, boring and unchallenging. However, mother’s know differently. Take a look at the real job description of a mother…
Imagination is a precious gift to be nurtured and free imaginative play is the most important of all…
Read together, play together, give them space, listen to them and give them cuddles.
Get your children trying new foods with our tips, a little patience and perseverance…
Kids create mess, there’s no way around it. Here are some great tips to help you learn to live with it.
A few ways to deal with a young child when they decide to throw a tantrum…
8 ways to encourage children to clean their bedrooms
There are lots of things to consider when creating a space for your child, but there is also one big thing to consider and that is safety…
Two’s company, three’s a crowd. We’ve all heard the saying. Is this true with children? Here’s my take on parenting three children…
Keeping fit as a mum can be a struggle, here is how I found my way to fitness…
I am a stay at home mum and my children are now at school, but I still don’t have enough time in the day for everything! How does that happen?
It is amazing what you find out when you stop and properly make time to converse with your children.
I have previously written about inspiring my children, however lately I have noticed how my twin girls are inspired by their big brother.
There is something special about watching siblings grow together, interact and learn alongside each other. The uniqueness of their relationship as a young child is awesome.
This is a question most parents seem to ask themselves on a regular basis…why won’t kids listen?
There is an abundance of wonderful opportunities for after school clubs and activities these days but there needs to be some time for kids to play and relax – so are there too many organised activities for kids?
We balance the housework, playtime, free-time and activities. We have to balance guiding children with providing them with the freedom to learn and explore. The list is endless.
I love listening to children experiment with language. They make such innocent mistakes that can also be hilarious…
We know that kids need regular exercise but how active are you as a mother, and does this reflect in how active your children are?
The other week, we found time for a visit and family time. The kids had a great time playing with their twin cousins.
Do kids get more fun from playing outdoors or indoors sat in front of a computer screen? I know what I think, what about you?
We spend ages preparing for an activity, whether it’s a craft, a game, or even a trip out. We research ideas, gather equipment, set it up and pack bags for trips out. It all takes time and effort.
Tools are dangerous. Tools and children don’t go together, however, here’s why I let my children play with tools..
Should we be pushy parents? Or should we let the school decide how much our children should learn?
Getting children to tidy their rooms, to listen to your requests and do something you ask can be a challenge. When all else fails, resort to chocolate cake!
Do you think pantomime should be for kids only and is some of the humour a little too adult in nature?
For most of us, we develop our own identity, personality and style easily, but what about identical twins? A twins identity is much more difficult.
At what age do kids start to go ‘online’ and how young is too young?
We have begun to wrap our children up in cotton wool in order to keep them safe. Is this the right thing to do or should we be letting them get out there and experience some risks and dangers?
True friends are hard to come by. When you move house and relocate, it can be difficult to leave friends behind and build new ones. This is just what happened to me…
We believe in basic childhood fun and allowing children to play and explore away from the computer, and tv as much as possible. However, we realise that technology has its place, it’s part of society and has a lot to offer children.
When it comes to parties and birthdays..it takes preparation. It is my three children’s birthdays next week much preparation has been required.
A few ideas for involving the kids in the decorating and furnishing of their rooms.
How much time do your kids spend in front of the TV and do you think it’s too much?
Recently we have been having a few issues with my son and I have no idea how to solve them. What do you do when you struggle with a parenting issue?
Sometimes children don’t realise they are amazing. Sometimes children need help to recognise how special they are.