A Letter To My Daughter At 3 Years Old

Happy Birthday my beautiful little lady.  You had a very special 3rd birthday as we were on holiday at Yelloh! Village Les Grands Pins.  I wanted it to be special, even though we were away, so you had a princess breakfast with your sister, featuring party bags and fresh croissants, which are your favourite breakfast whether you are at home…

I Was Not Prepared For How Much My Children Fight

Yesterday I felt broken by my children, and I feel terrible for it.  As a parent there is nothing worse than the feeling that you are letting them down and that there is more you could do to make the day run smoothly.  I am finding this year really difficult and it breaks my heart that my 4 year old…

How Huggies Little Swimmers Make Swimming Easy

Before we went on our recent holiday we spent a lot of time taking our daughters swimming to get the ready to enjoy their time in the pool.  As a Huggies Little Swimmers Get Set Splash Ambassador we are on a mission to encourage parents to take their little ones for a splash around anytime.  It doesn’t have to be a faff if…

Introducing #TeenTalk & How to Discuss Puberty

One of the most awkward challenges that parents face is when to discuss puberty with their son or daughter.  When to have this conversation is only the start of it.  How do you discuss puberty with your child and all the changes that the body is about to embark on without wanting to be swallowed up into a dark hole.…

Things To Remember When Parenting Gets Tough

Personally, I believe that parenting is one of the toughest jobs you can ever do.  The responsibility of bringing a baby into the world and raising a child is huge.  Once you take on the task of looking after a child, that role is always with you in some form or other.  There’s no asking for a transfer or applying for…

Have You Seen YouTube Kids?

I’ll be completely honest and admit that before my blogging days I never used to get YouTube.  My son would watch it for hours on end, and my husband used if for tutorials but I didn’t think it really had anything for me and the girls.  How wrong was I!  It is awesome and it’s become a huge part of…

10 Great Tips For Couples Expecting A Newborn

As soon as you get a positive line on your pregnancy test, you’ll no doubt be full of a mixture of excitement and nerves. Having a baby is a life changing experience, and both mums and dads will no doubt be overwhelmed by the amount of advice out there. However, it’s important to relax when you’re expecting a baby, and…

#Win Tickets To The Baby & Toddler Show

The Baby & Toddler Show knows that having a new baby arrive is a very exciting time. Whether it’s your first or you are on your third its still a very special event.  While you are waiting 9 months for their first appearance, there is a lot to get ready and a lot to think about.  Finding your parenting style and getting…

How Android Monitoring App is the Key Parental Solution

Do you know what your kids are looking at on their Android smartphones and tablets that you have just bought them? Are you fully aware of the activities that they perform not just online, but offline too? When asked, many parents still go silent and then there are so many confused responses, including yes, most of the time; no, not literally; yes,…

5 Awesome Parenting Quotes

I’ve stumbled across many parenting quotes over the years about having children, some I’ve completed disregarded, some have resonated with me, and some just make me smile. As parents we all need a a few kind words, or snippets of inspiration to give us some kind of clue that we might be on the right parenting track. Here are just 5…