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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 […]

Should children attend funerals?

Last week we unfortunately had to attend a funeral. I won’t go into details but it was to celebrate the life of a wonderful 93 year old who was the last link with my paternal grandparents: family through love not blood. Sadly we have had many funerals over the last 8 years. Matthew attended his […]

What’s in Zach’s preschool bag?

OK so this is my third time of setting a child on their education journey at the wonderful local preschool. I think that nearly qualifies me as an expert in what to pack for a preschool session (because basically I’ve learned from my mistakes from Matthew and Anya!) Here are the contents of Zach’s bag: […]

#MySundayPhoto kids behaving madly

I think all of the nice weather has made them crazy! Zach was midway through the Finger Family song, Anya was tempting bad luck with an umbrella indoors and Matthew was taking part in a St George’s Day pole fight.

The importance of children playing outside

I am not a fan of the big outdoors. I am almost always cold or on the odd occasion too hot. I don’t like rain, wind, mud, puddles, nature in general. I have discussed in my explanation of my vegetarianism that I don’t like animals. I don’t want them near me. But the second I […]