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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 problem with the ’18 summers’ theory

Thoughts of my children growing up and away have been on my mind recently and I’ve also thought about the type of people I want them to become. You must have seen the posts and pics across social media in the last couple of weeks reminding parents that we only have 18 summers with our […]

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 […]

Family traditions (Vlogtober day 21)

Most of our family traditions are to do with Christmas but since filming I have remembered that every night I say ‘love you oodles’ and the kids reply ‘little poodles’ 🙂 My parents used to say it and now I do too: routine or tradition?

Teenagers #Blogtober day 20

I do not look back on my teenage years with much affection :'( The early teens were blighted by the agonising arrival of periods, hideous metal braces on my teeth that prevented me eating due to the pain, friendship issues that would take forever to write about. Going to my 20 year school reunion this […]

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