What do mothers really want for Mother’s Day? The most simplistic things are the most often asked for. From taking a shower without a small person on the sidelines looking in to just receiving some acknowledgement for the role she plays. Mothers really don’t want a lot…
We’re both parents. This is not a list to say that dads should be doing more, not at all… This list shows the normality of parenting with both a mum and a dad working together, applying teamwork and being parents. It’s not for everyone but it works for us. This is a personal list showing how things work in our… View Post
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?