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Tips for finding the perfect nursery or preschool

Choosing a nursery or preschool is a daunting prospect whether your child is 3 months old or 3 years old. There are a wide range of choices available and every setting has a particular ethos so it is essential to do your research. All 3 of my children started preschool at the age of 2 […]

Ear piercing: right or wrong?

You may have seen from my #project365 post or Instagram that last weekend I took Anya to get her ears pierced. Meanwhile in the news, Kylie Jenner has been criticised for pictures showing her 5 month old with pierced ears. So what are the rights and wrongs of this situation? Firstly let me tell you […]

The bittersweet taste of my future

This week is strange to say the least. I am feeling somewhat lost as my mum duties have been seriously reduced. Matthew has disappeared off on a residential trip with the school. My little boy, suddenly grown up, not so little. This is what the future holds. There will be days when he is getting […]

Should we ban toy guns and other weapons?

When I was a child I didn’t play with guns. Swords: yes, but never guns. At Zach’s preschool there seems to be a high proportion of boys and every time I visit they are anxious to show me their sticks/constructed StickleBrick guns which are hurriedly transformed to ‘water pistols’ by the staff. Matthew and Anya […]

A-Z of positive personality traits to inspire in our children

Being a parent is a huge responsibility as well as a huge joy. For work I spend time with teenagers and it got me thinking about what traits I want to instil in my own children before I send them out into the big wide world, to cope with all of life’s challenges and lead […]

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