Browsing Tag

Parenting

  • Kate and Wills and in praise of the baby-free break

    Tweet Honestly, you’d think the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had done something *really* terrible the way they’re being lambasted on some forums and the Daily Fail. What’s actually happened is that after Kate…

    March 11, 2014
  • Sponsor a child and change lives

    Tweet One of the things that happens when you become a parent is that you become much more aware that not all children are as lucky as yours; it makes you determined to help…

    March 3, 2014
  • Competitive Fancy Dress Syndrome: are you at risk?

    Tweet My twitter timeline is currently full of mums worrying about what their kids are going to wear for World Book Day, or making fancy dress outfits for various events, or trying to find…

    March 2, 2014
  • Humbled by Camila Batmanghelidjh and Kids Company

    Tweet It’s the child’s bed that does it for me. A pink bed, with a white sculpture of a child on top of it. Above, a mobile, coat hangers of men’s shoes. They represent,…

    January 14, 2014
  • A Letter to my nine-year-old self

    Tweet Dear Elizabeth, I know you were too frightened to get on to the ice rink at your friend’s birthday party last week. Everyone was trying to persuade you to give it a go,…

    December 16, 2013
  • Road and Car Safety Tips for Parents

    Tweet As you know, the importance of driving safely on the school run is something I feel very strongly about; but of course it’s not just when we’re on the school run we need…

    December 5, 2013
  • All I want for Christmas

    Tweet It’s funny how you reach a certain stage in life where receiving Christmas presents ceases to be the most important thing about the holidays. Maybe it’s a sign of maturity, or maybe it’s…

    December 1, 2013
  • KOR GEOMAG toy review

    Tweet I love the idea of toys for kids that really encourage them to use their imagination and creativity, and all kids love magnets, so when KOR GEOMAG asked if Ben, 10, would like…

    November 30, 2013
  • Lewis Hamilton joins the school run

    Tweet We all know how stressful the school run can be – not just because of aggressive 4×4 drivers and the battle for a parking space, but because of the demand on driving skills…

    November 25, 2013