Working Mums: Eight reasons why chocolate should be in your business plan
A week or so ago, I worked in the coffice. For those of you who haven’t encountered that yet, it basically means sitting in a coffee shop with a WiFi connection pretending to work, but in fact eating chocolate brownie. While I was doing this it made me realise how important chocolate is to working […]
Kids toy reviews
KiddyCharts Printable Reward Charts: Bonus story book reviews
We ALWAYS use stories as a reward with behavior charts in the KiddyCharts household. Books as Rewards on Behavior Charts Why? Now that’s easy: Reading doesn’t cost a thing It encourages my kids to learn, and helps them to grasp the concepts around learning to read Its great one on one time with them; particularly […]
Working Mums: World business domination or rowing?
I am still losing my baby weight. In all honesty, that’s not great…. Why am I still I size 16 six years after my first child? People said when I had Chatterbox, “Don’t worry, you’ll lose the baby weight soon enough.” But then about five minutes later – I was pregnant again with Stuntboy. […]
Disciplining your children
Toddlers hitting – what can we do?
I read an article a week or so ago about a very pretty little girl who had started hitting other children, and it got me thinking… I remember when my two both went through this phase. Its not an easy thing to deal with, but it’s also critical to get it right. How you deal […]
Behaviour training tips for parents
And the Award for Best Supporting Actress goes to….
Little people have this un-canny knack for melodrama. I am presuming that its not just my little people, or at least I am hoping it isn’t. And the Oscar for best supporting actress goes to…. Performances seem to be at their best when someone is about to be told off. Sort of like Julia Roberts […]
MAD Blog Awards: Panic nominate now!
We’ve been nominated as Best Small Business Blog in week 1 in the MAD Blog Awards which is fantastic. Thanks so much for your support and for getting us this far. Panic Nominate NOW! I don’t wish to seem ungrateful, and I am definitely not but…… I do need more nominations. There I’ve said it […]
Working Mums: Go to the ball to get your groovy back!
Usually, I don’t get to go to the ball. Something to do with having two small children, a husband that works late, and an embryonic business that needs a bit of attention. However, this time I did. Cinderella gets to go the the Twitter Party It very probably had something to do with the fact […]
KiddyCharts: Snow White and Hulk Announce Reward Chart Store Launch!
We made it. Phase I is here; but whatever does that mean though? Well, the blog is up and running on kiddycharts.com – yeah. And most importantly, we have finally managed to get a reward charts store together so that you can order hardcopy versions of the printable reward charts that we shall be offering […]
Business Mums Blog Carnival
Hi everyone. Just a quicky to say thanks to Grace Marshall for hosting the Business Mums Blog Carnival in March. This carnival is brought to us monthly by the lovely, Helen Lindop, over at Business Plus Baby. If any of you are looking for some inspiration, or advice about running the business, or indeed just […]