Rationing screentime for children during lockdown

If you are the parent of a young child, I’m sure you will have endured some shrieking and stomping during lockdown when trying to limit screentime. In our house, this has happened when we have tried to take the iPad away from little C. While we…

How can you get your kids to wash their hands?

How can you get your kids to wash their hands? Here’s a tip for you below in light of the coronavirus outbreak. This morning as I stood in the nursery reception, I was surrounded by sneezes, snotty noses, coughs and colds. The temptation to just go…

Teaching children about mental health with books

When should we be teaching children about mental health? It’s an issue so important that Ofsted have made it a regular part of their inspections in schools. However there’s a lack of resources that allow parents and carers to have conversations with children without stigma. New…

How to get toddlers to eat up their greens

Getting toddlers to eat up their greens has always been challenging and it’s something a lot of parents struggle with. We’re lucky in our household that little C can munch his way through an array of brightly coloured fruit and vegetables in a week. These days…

A toddler’s guide to going wild in the countryside

Find out why our family loves the great outdoors with our toddler’s guide to going wild.

Find out why our family loves the great outdoors with our toddler's guide to going wild.

Snippets to help keep baby calm during their first haircut

Here’s some tips to keep baby calm during his first haircut.

Here's some tips to keep baby calm during his first haircut.