Category: Parenting and life

12 signs you’re a better parent than you think you are

Quick show of hands – who is winning at parenting, all day every day? Oh there are certainly good days, days when the sun is shining and everyone is well rested and in a good mood, but there are also much worse days. Days when the small people you are …

Stopping at two: Holding babies and feeling broody

It’s all a bit baby-crazy this way at the moment; friends seem to be popping out tiny bundles of joy all over the place and we’re on what seems like day 100 of niece-or-nephew watch. What will come first? My new kitchen or my new family member? It’s all to …

Mums! Is working for a living making your kids fat?

So International Women’s Day has been over for less than 48 hours before the Daily Fail sees fit to pick on mothers – working ones this time – by sharing a story that blames mums that work for making our kids fat.  Surprise, surprise huh. Although they make it clear …

How to prepare for a kitchen renovation in ten easy steps

I know this is primarily a parenting blog, and I would write a post about the kids but I have to be honest, my mind is elsewhere at the moment. All I’m thinking about is sinks and extractor fans and the merits of induction hobs over ceramic.  It’s new kitchen …