Hurrah For Modern Day Dads!

I remember an interesting article written by a Mummy who was a bit miffed to be told that she should consider herself lucky to have a helpful husband. The writer wanted to draw attention to the fact that modern men are expected to play bigger roles within the home these days, and by demonstrating a willingness to, are more likely to ...

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Is It Normal To Feel Sad On My Baby’s Birthday?

My little man will be turning 1 next week and just like the cliché, I’m wondering where this past year has gone. His cake smash photo shoot is booked, the special day outfit has been pressed and a neat stack of presents are waiting in the cupboard. I am certain that the photos will capture our smiles and laughter, I ...

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Moreish Spinach and Parmesan Bites

Why are kids so offended by green stuff? My toddler LOVES pasta, but even spinach pasta (which contains nothing more than a sprinkle of spinach powder) will have her furrowing those little eyebrows suspiciously. Since Ellie’s vocabulary has expanded to include adjectives such as “disgusting” and “yucky”, she likes to verbally abuse her green food items before swiftly depositing them ...

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We Potty Trained By Ignoring All The Advice

The first time we tried potty training, it was a total and utter disaster. So much so that I was rather apprehensive about giving it another go. I had continuous nightmares that my 2-year-old would still be in nappies well into her teens, or even worse, that she was already psychologically scarred. I needn’t have worried because when we tried ...

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