I don’t think that anyone can ever be a perfect parent and I don’t believe in parenting experts. What I do believe though, is that as parents we become experts in our own children. That doesn’t mean we don’t get it wrong, hell, we get it wrong all the time, it just means we know our children best.
Homework is an unavoidable part of school life and while it may not be the most exciting activity for your child, you can help to make it more enjoyable by using some simple strategies and by encouraging the right mind set.
When entering the world of parenthood, your world changes completely. Some, parents choose to become stay-at-home parents, some try to work from home and stay with their children and others head back into the world of work.
Each ‘option’ comes with its highs and lows, positives and negatives.
Does it really matter? If you think about your own childhood, that of your parents, or even others you may know, you can easily attribute a particular character trait, view or personality element to how that person was parented. You may catch yourself saying “well, I’m like that because…”.
As mothers we often try and be everything to everyone all of the time: the perfect mother, the perfect wife or girlfriend, the perfect employee or businesswoman, the perfect friend, the perfect colleague, the perfect daughter, the perfect neighbour, and so on. How do you keep those plates spinning?
Bucket lists…lots of us have made them, several of them even probably. They might be life bucket lists in general, crazy things you want to do type lists, or even travel bucket lists. Some of us have probably ticked a couple of things off the list as well. What would be on your toddlers bucket list?
What is motherhood to you? The true meaning of motherhood and all that it encompasses? The good, the bad, the ugly and the messy.
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 […]