General Parenting Stuff

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

My little man will be turning 1 next week and just like the clich√©, 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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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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How To Get Your Toddler Ready Each Morning In 50 Easy Steps

Are you struggling to get your toddler ready and out the door each day? Do you find your sanity slowly ebbing away? Don’t worry, just follow this easy step-by-step guide: 1. 2yo wakes up at unholy hour and demands immediate cuddles 2. Leap out of bed and rush into his/her room to satisfy said demand 3. 2yo will starts to ...

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Should We Explain Terrorism to Our Children?

22nd March 2017 has become another notable date in the calendar for London, a city already listed alongside Berlin, Paris, Brussels and many, many others. Unfortunately this is not the Lonely Planet guide of beautiful European cities to visit. I was just as shocked as everyone else when I heard the news, and followed the live update with feelings of ...

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