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Time management for parenting - more playtime!
Parenting Tips

Time management for parents: 5 quick tips to save your sanity

As a working parent, whether you go to the office or you work from home, part time or full time, do you find you are always rushing around, chasing your tale? Time management for parents is NEVER and easy task. I have had experience here… I recently left my office job to work from home […]

by Guest Blogger • September 26, 2012
Parents and homework: Is it OK to not know?

Parents and homework: It’s OK not to know the answer

This is our regular Tuesday Tips for Parenting guest post by Beckie Whitehouse from Be Confident Coaching. This last weekend we reached a new milestone – we got to that parents and homework stage; where the oldest asked me to help with his English – reading a poem, thinking about it and answering some questions. That took me […]

by Beckie • September 25, 2012
MAD Blog Awards Dress Crisis

MAD Blog Awards: MAD Dress Sense

I am on the larger size. Two kids, gynaecological disasters, too much cake and the occasional beer have not been kind to the figure. However, I am happy with my lot. I am learning to live with it, and to dress to fit it. Yes, I still moan about not being thin enough, but I […]

by Helen • September 25, 2012
How the Lion became king in Tinga Tinga Land: Colourful posters mean a colourful show
Great giveaways for kids & parents

Kids Live Shows Giveaway: Free Family Ticket to How the Lion Became King of Tinga Tinga Land

It’s that time! We have another great giveaway – this time for kids live shows…and there is nothing better than having fun at one of those! We have a free family ticket (2 adults, 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children) to see the new live show: How the Lion Became King of Tinga […]

by September 24, 2012
Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre Birthday Party
Kids toy reviews

It’s Westfield Stratford City’s First Birthday Party!

I know this is short notice for everyone…but I thought it was worth mentioning…Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre is having a party this weekend, and we are all invited! There are often events on at the centre, but this one is a bit special… We are going to a bithday party, not any old birthday party; […]

by Helen • September 21, 2012
BlogCamp; let them eat cake

I lost my BlogCamp Cherry…

This time last week I went to BlogCamp. I wore a dress, slipped on a pair of comfy shoes and went to meet some people that actually knew what blogging was really all about. Oh, and to eat some cake. I wasn’t disappointed. There were bloggers a plenty, cake, lovely free pens from Cross Pens […]

by Helen • September 21, 2012
Wean off a dummy: a picture of a baby girl with one
Parenting Tips

Top 3 tips to wean off a dummy

Many parents often worry at what age they should try to help their child wean off a dummy. Are you struggling? Well we are here to help. Firstly, try our sticker charts; we have a wean off a dummy behaviour all ready to go for you. Secondly, listen to our lovely Agony Aunt, Maria Albertsen, as […]

by Maria Albertsen • September 20, 2012
Reward Charts

Reward charts for kids: Make YOURSELF proud

So whats the point? Do reward charts for kids actually work? You sell them – so why on earth should I bother carrying on reading this…you are BIASED…. But wait, yes I am, but not because I sell them…. ….because they have helped me with my kids, and continue to help my friends too. They have […]

by Helen • September 19, 2012
Spend time with your kids: reading to them is a great activity
Parenting Tips

Spend time with your kids…that’s when they feel special and loved

This is our regular Tuesday Tips for Parenting guest post by Beckie Whitehouse from Be Confident Coaching. Its not hard to do; spend time with your kids, it can be the best reward for them, and for you as well…. Yesterday our oldest returned from a weekend at cub camp. He had a fab time climbing, abseiling and […]

by Beckie • September 18, 2012