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Family holiday locations & tips

Parenting: Flying with kids – Five tips on how to stay sane

We flew to Australia once. With a two year old and an eight month old. I know we really were mad, but my husband had to work out there and I was still on maternity leave. It was one of those opportunities that really shouldn’t be missed. So we didn’t miss it. And we have […]

by Helen • March 22, 2012
Behaviour training tips for parents

Parenting: Happy Mothers Day Everyone – Or was it?

My dear Chatterbox is six. She made me about that number of cards for Mothers Day on Sunday, which was lovely. And this is my favourite one – can you see why?

by Helen • March 20, 2012
Little Star getting ready for potty training
Potty Training

Potty training signs: Five things toddlers do that convince you they are ready but maybe they are not

Potty training is never easy, and its doubly difficult to spot those tell tale potty training signs….. But our little ones don’t half make it hard for us as well, by actually looking like they might be ready, when actually they very probably aren’t. We need to remember that potty training readiness is a combination […]

by Helen • March 6, 2012
Family holiday locations & tips

#SunFun – I just spent £20 on going to the toilet (ish)

I spent the half-term in the loo. Well actually, I didn’t, but it felt like it.  What I actually did was spend time trying to entertain my two gorgeous kids and nine times out of ten ended up going to the loo constantly over the course of those days entertaining. I’ll give you an example. […]

by March 4, 2012

Social Media: Five Great Ways for a Small Business to Use Pinterest

I found Pinterest a few weeks ago, and I have been loving it every since.  It so easy to dip into it, find something you like and share with everyone else. Its great for personal use, organising ideas for a wedding, or crafts for the kids. However, I have also realised how important it could be […]

by February 23, 2012
Behaviour training tips for parents

Teach them failure is good

The lovely @workformums posted a link on her Facebook page last week which really got me thinking, so thanks very much, Suzannah. Prepare them to fail Is it really such a bad thing to get things wrong? I don’t know about you, but I get stuff wrong all the time. Usually because I am appalling at remembering […]

by February 21, 2012
Parenting Tips

#SunFun – Forgive me its the Ooglies

I am sorry. I admit it – I find kids telly funny. So my Sunday Funny this week is the wonderful CBBC animation series, The Ooglies. While the adults are away, the Ooglies will play….. I know its silly, and I know its childish.  But hey, that’s why I like it! If you haven’t seen it, do check it out. […]

by February 19, 2012

Valentine’s Day Post: Twitter – from blind date to infatuation?

Blind date I joined Twitter in 2009 because everyone was talking about it. To be honest, I thought it was a total waste of time. I didn’t do much beyond sign up. It just seemed to be a place where people bragged about themselves. Why on earth would people want to know what I had […]

by February 14, 2012
Parenting Tips

#SunFun – Stuntboy doing what he does best – wait for it!

My Sunday Funny – we shall let my gorgeous son speak for himself.  his sister is quite cute too! He brightens up all my days; everyday – but this is priceless… Come join in the Linky with Actually Mummy as soon as you can too.

by February 12, 2012