Parenting

Do Toddlers Like Travel?

Do Toddlers Like Travel?

I just stumbled across this article in The Telegraph online. The title alone is enough to scare any parent who’s even contemplating travelling with their youngster! “The science behind why you should never take your children on foreign holidays”…a pretty bold headline! It almost had […]

Diffusing Essential Oils Around Babies

Diffusing Essential Oils Around Babies

Diffusing Essential Oils Around Babies Essential oil diffusers are becoming more and more popular as parents look for natural ways to sooth their babies. But is diffusing essential oils around babies actually safe? Being a parent makes decisions that were once easy a lot more […]

What Should My Child Know? Targets, activities and why it doesn’t really matter that much!

What Should My Child Know? Targets, activities and why it doesn’t really matter that much!

I want to start by saying that this is difficult for me to write. Assessing children based on a set of criteria is one of the reasons I left my job in Education and why I thought about home schooling even before I had children. […]

The Unexpected Advantages of Being in Another Country With Kids!

The Unexpected Advantages of Being in Another Country With Kids!

OK, I’ll admit I was slightly concered about travelling with our toddlers! Taking our three year old home-bod away from his toys, bedroom and extended family was going to be a nightmare…or so I thought! Nobody Understands Your Kids Where we are currently in rural […]

Gifts For Kids Who Love Nature

Gifts For Kids Who Love Nature

Choosing the right gifts for kids who love nature is the perfect way to encourage a connection with the outdoors. It’s so important that a love of nature is encouraged and nurtured from birth. Adults can support their children in their natural environment by providing […]

Are you ready for change?

Are you ready for change?

We find it frightening. The bitterness. The sadness. The lack of satisfaction people are getting from being alive. We felt it too. Drudgery. Working. Washing. Cooking. Sleeping. I feel guilty just saying it. Our house is in a beautiful part of West Wales, not far […]

Newborn? When does it get easier?!

Newborn? When does it get easier?!

Parenting is never ‘easy’…but when does it get easier?   Expect advice and opinions…lots of them! Since having my first child I’ve been given a lot of advice…mostly unwanted! It’s really tempting to follow that advice when your handed your new baby and suddenly realise […]

10 TV Shows With Positive Role-Models For Young Kids

10 TV Shows With Positive Role-Models For Young Kids

This is a collaborative post with Oled TVs Panasonic. Enjoy a cinema experience in your home with amazing picture quality! So, Leo picked up a Barbie today in the charity shop. He announced that she was a princess and that she must wear a dress and […]