Browsing Tag

childcare

  • A London nursery solution for parents

    Tweet I’m very glad that we raised No 1 Son in London – he has grown up so confident and capable and nothing really phases him; but I do remember how difficult it was to…

    September 12, 2016
  • See the child. Change the system.

    Tweet Back in January I told you about my visit to Kids Company and how I was humbled by Camila Batmanghelidjh and the fantastic work done by this incredible charity. I also told you…

    June 25, 2014
  • Is this the best summer ever?

    Tweet I loved being in London last summer – the buzz created by the Olympics was fantastic – but this summer is definitely my favourite ever. Not just because of the Royal Baby and…

    August 11, 2013
  • Parents can’t keep making excuses

    Tweet When it comes to things like chores, or doing something I don’t particularly enjoy, like paperwork, I’m definitely a procrastinator. I can always come up with a raft of excuses for why I…

    July 16, 2013
  • How to be a working mum without going nuts

    Tweet When I had No 1 Son, not working simply wasn’t an option, so somehow, I just got on with it. Over the years I’ve interviewed celebrities and other working parents about being a…

    April 15, 2013
  • Win a fantastic Chicco stroller

    Tweet Our very first stroller was by Chicco, and I can still remember the overwhelming feeling of freedom after months of pushing around a fairly cumbersome pram. So light and easy to manoeuvre, and…

    April 2, 2013
  • Don’t wish their lives away

    Tweet When No 1 Son was very small and I’d start planning a holiday for the following summer or talk about him starting nursery or school or reaching a milestone my mum would say…

    August 30, 2011