Research carried out among 2,000 mums and dads found almost two thirds believe parenting is just ‘a constant round’ of mediation. Would you agree?
A hot topic One of the common discussion topics between parents is about the time they have planned away from their children. You hear it all the time, normally when parents are talking together. Lots of parents discuss the rough weeks they’ve had and how much they are looking forward to a night off from […]
I’ve got a long time to go before I find this out, thank goodness – but I do joke sometimes that when they’ve all left home I will have lots of baths, go to the gym a lot, go and help build a school in Africa and volunteer at a care home.
When you become a parent people often say, ‘Welcome to the club,’ what they perhaps should say is ‘Goodbye to life as you know it.’ Life changes dramatically when you have a child. Nothing can quite prepare you for becoming a parent.
I firmly believe in a famous quote, “The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice!” Children are heavily dependent on their parents emotionally too. They look upon their parents and get every cue from them of what is right or wrong. It is time to self-check ourselves; we not only need to […]
Do you ever find your normal day-to-day tasks taking longer, much longer, now you have children? All the time right? Even simple things like just getting in the car can take so much longer with children in tow. Having children means everyday tasks take up to TWICE as long, a study by Deichmann Shoes has found. A […]
Feeding children can either be utterly satisfying or completely soul destroying. There is nothing more lovely than preparing a meal from scratch and watching your family devour it before your eyes. It’s one of those moments that makes you feel as if you are winning at parenting. You’ve cooked a nutritious meal with delicious, healthy […]
When I became a parent for the first time I had this fantasy of how bathtime would be. Like many situations in parenting. I’m sure I also had this fantasy idea about how breastfeeding would be, as well as weaning and so on. We all do it, it’s perfectly natural, especially when we haven’t done […]