Today I took Ms A to the park for some hands on, and knees, exploration. I’m a firm believer that children should be allowed to explore their own environments as soon as they can crawl and today that’s exactly what Ms A did. And she loved it! She rummaged in the dirt, hugged trees and scrunched up leaves. But a… View Post
With the news that supermarket giant TESCO now has the ability to fine people up to £70 for parking incorrectly in their parent & child and disabled spaces I wanted to hear your thoughts…
Homework….Is it really needed? Here’s the deal, I’ve never enforced homework in my primary school-aged children. I don’t think it’s either needed, important or a necessity that benefits them when there are so many more valued things and practical learning of life lessons that they can be doing with their time. Does this mean I am limiting their educational potential? No,… View Post
We asked the Family Days Tried & Tested community of parents to let us know what moments within their everyday lives reminded them that they have kids…the results were uncannily relatable and a proper giggle.
Don’t argue in front of your children, it’ll scar them for life. Strong words that seem to be consistently used. But I’m on the other side of the fence. I consider myself a realist. Is it really that wrong to argue in front of the children?
Loads of our followers have asked us for our bedtime rules over the years and as the children grow the rules change slightly each year. Here is our updated version for a 4,7,11 and 12 year old.
The unprepared mum… from nursery to big school ? You look so small in your school uniform. My growing up baby just 4 years ago born. And I’m not sure you’re ready for what is in store as you step out of nursery and through a new door.