“Let’s make something Mummy”

A friend told me that these are the words that send shivers down her spine – in fact she told me that crafting is banned from her house “they can do all that at school” she told me. Now as much as the timing of these requests is often not always ideal, and as much […]

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A guide to picking a new shower

Showers are changing and improving all the time. So, if you haven’t upgraded yours for years, it might be time to do so. Here are some things to take into consideration. Choose the Type of Shower You have to think about the style and the practical considerations of the shower you buy. If you want […]

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An open letter to Sky

Dear Sky, I was going to write to you to complain that when I set the Sky planner to record Bob the Builder at 7.20 every morning that it actually records half a rubbish princess programme first and then misses the end of Bob the Builder. Quite frankly though there are other more pressing things […]

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Good cop, bad cop

This is the type of approach to parenting that drives me crazy. The bad cop is always the primary carer of the children and the good cop may come in the form of the other parent, who dips in and out, a grandparent or other relative or even a child care professional. Us bad cops […]

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Speed cleaning

Cleaning isn’t something many of us get excited about. Often, we like things to look and smell clean but object to the amount of time it takes us to get that ‘clean’ state, and the amount of time this takes away from doing other things we want and need to do. Some get around this […]

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