Starting Primary School - the Emotional Rollercoaster

Starting Primary School - the Emotional Rollercoaster

Lucy Gill  2.09.2015
My eldest starts school in a few days time and I must admit I'm surprised by my own reaction to it. I'm stilling rooting for being dry...
The Truth About Bank Holidays With Kids

The Truth About Bank Holidays With Kids

Jessica Brown  2.09.2015
The hey-days of all night parties and boozy lunches that roll until midnight are a hazy memory. Bank holiday weekends with kids is a whole...
Jessica Alexander, Co-Author of 'The Danish Way of Parenting: A Guide to Raising the Happiest Kids in the World', an Interview

Jessica Alexander, Co-Author of 'The Danish Way of Parenting: A Guide to Raising the Happiest Kids in the World', an Interview

Matthew Hirtes  2.09.2015
Last month, I reviewed The Danish Way of Parenting: A Guide to Raising the Happiest Kids in the World by Jessica Alexander and Iben Sandahl.....
Why Parents Should Not Have Their Wisdom Teeth Removed

Why Parents Should Not Have Their Wisdom Teeth Removed

Claire Kirby  2.09.2015
By the time the painless bit of the appointment is done, my eyes are streaming, I am a hot sweaty mess, and it is down to sheer luck that...
Why Do We Dread the Start of a New School Year?

Why Do We Dread the Start of a New School Year?

BritChick Paris  2.09.2015
Parents can inevitably struggle with this painful process. Many avoid talking about Back to School for fear of upsetting the present happy...
Learning From Your Mistakes - It Takes Practice

Learning From Your Mistakes - It Takes Practice

Isabelle Lee  2.09.2015
I'm not a perfectionist about everything - one look at the state my house is in most of the time can tell you that. But I can be hard on...
Hello Pre-Mum Me, Are You Still In There?

Hello Pre-Mum Me, Are You Still In There?

Helen Thorn  2.09.2015
Don't get me wrong - I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to be at home with my kids and I love it, most of the time. But recently...
Rainy Day Activities for the Kids

Rainy Day Activities for the Kids

Lisa Roberts  1.09.2015
After emerging from a cold and wet bank holiday weekend, here are some tried and tested suggestions to entertain the kids indoors without...
The Birth Plan, Really?

The Birth Plan, Really?

Dr Elizabeth Sparkes  1.09.2015
Birth doesn't always allow for a 'heads up' on what is likely to happen. Are we giving some women the idea that they will be in control...
It's Time to Take Our Breasts Back

It's Time to Take Our Breasts Back

Suzy Ashworth  1.09.2015
Of course I totally support women who prefer to wear breastfeeding bibs to cover up when they are feeding. But it still begs the question,...
Planning for an Emergency Caesarean

Planning for an Emergency Caesarean

Nicola Bonn  1.09.2015
When I ended up having an emergency caesarean it kind of took me by surprise. Mentally I had prepared myself for pushing my baby out but...
They Made Me Feel Like a Paranoid Parent - But My Son Had Cancer

They Made Me Feel Like a Paranoid Parent - But My Son Had Cancer

Jess Lusher  1.09.2015
I refused to leave until I got a follow up appointment. I got a follow-up appointment... During the ultrasound even we could see the absolutely...
Lost in Translation - Do You Speak Toddler?

Lost in Translation - Do You Speak Toddler?

Rachel McDougall  31.08.2015
While both my kids have pretty good language skills for their ages, there are a few things that I'm still struggling to help them to understand....
What They Don't Tell You About Motherhood

What They Don't Tell You About Motherhood

Adele Armstrong  31.08.2015
You might think you've died and gone to heaven after having a baby and want another one straight away and you might think : never again!...