Skiing with a family is very costly and requires a huge amount of patience and perseverance, not to mention the fasting and unfastening of what feels like a million boot clips several times a day BUT it’s our thing.
Christmas dinner, going to the beach on a summer holiday and spending time at your grandparent’s house are the memories we remember most vividly from our childhoods, it has emerged. Does that match at all with your memories of childhood?
As parents we say it all the time – we don’t know where the time goes, they grow so fast, how are they already 2, 3, 4…11 – it goes on and on. Time seems to disappear before our eyes as they whizz past important milestones. How many times have you wanted to press the […]
One of the things I constantly say to myself and others is how quickly children change and how fast a moment is gone. Talking to other parents, we are all wondering the same – where does the time go? How will we remember these early years? Sometimes as a parents you blink and you miss […]
In the UK, Mother’s Day is coming up soon – mark March 26th in your calendars, and if you have children yourself, then make sure you start hinting soon as to what you want for your special day, but even if you are a mother yourself, let’s step away from that for a moment, and […]
Anyone who’s ever watched Wonder Pets with their children in the past will know the chant that goes along with the phrase “What’s going to work? Teamwork!”. Good teamwork is something that my parents instilled in me as a child. My parents, myself and my brother were a team. A small team who worked together. […]
Once you have been a parent for a while, you begin to realise what a total paradox it is the bulk of the time. Parenting can be the most amazing experience, which brings overwhelming love, joy, happiness and an immense sense of pride. At the same time, parenting can bring pain, sadness, frustration and total […]
Have you noticed how some adults seem to be very pessimistic much of the time, and others can be the total opposite and seemingly that happy with their lives? Who you become as an adult and the attitude you have towards life is a result of so many factors: your upbringing; past experiences; your education; […]