After 18 weeks of home-schooling, the prospect of another seven weeks of school holidays, without the opportunity to travel may be a tad daunting for many parents.
Family gaming replacing TV, the ‘Greta Effect’ – and plastic-free living are among the top trends expected to shape parenting in the next decade, a new report has revealed. What other parenting trends will shape the next decade?
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 lot of parents want to make sure that their children are not only active kids, but that one day they will be active adults too. After all, their physical health is just as important as their mental health, and not only that, but the two are very closely linked. There is so much evidence […]
Even if you go into parenthood trying to be sensible about what you buy and not get overwhelmed in child-related paraphernalia, other people will buy it for you or pass it on to you.
People tell you lots of things when you are pregnant. They offer a ton of well-meaning advice and hints and tips. One of the things no one ever mentioned to me was what happens when your children are having a growth spurt. Here’s what I’ve learnt along the way.
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.