After submitting our application for a school place a couple of weeks ago, I’ve been thinking a lot about how Amelia starting primary school is going to change our lives. At the risk of sounding like a cliche, she’s so small! A couple of weeks ago I talked about whether I was ready for Amelia… Read More She’s no Longer an Extension of Me…
Why do kids eat mud? Maybe because they’re potential geniuses… Bear with me. I’m a firm believer that kids have to get things wrong before they get them right. Every mistake we make is a learning opportunity, even as adults. In December it’s usually too cold to go out without a coat on. What’s the… Read More Why do Kids Eat Mud: Could your Child be a Genius?
Are you the Mum with a diary full of child friendly engagements, play dates, extra-curricular clubs, the latest craze in activities for kids, and a thousand other things on your to-do list? If you are, and you genuinely love it, then more power to you mama! But if you are that Mum and you find… Read More Activities for Kids are Cancelled Today: #StressFreeMamahood
To what extent are we defined by motherhood? And to what extent should we be? I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately. I don’t want to be known only as a Mum, and quite frankly I shouldn’t have to be. It doesn’t really matter how long you have been a mother for, how long,… Read More Defined by Motherhood: Mama, But Still Me
Are you ready for school? Am I? Today is the deadline for all primary and junior school place applications. That means that my first born child, my little bundle of fiery energy, is only a stone’s throw from becoming a fully fledged member of a school community. Basically what I’m saying is; “Shit!! That kid… Read More Ready for School: Never Mind Them, Are You?