Tags: parenting

Talking Teens | Talking to Teens about Terror

I didn’t want to be writing this today. I’ve struggled to be able to sit in front of the computer screen and write anything at all. I kept replaying the news in my head: Manchester, a suicide bomber, and children among the dead and injured. I just wanted to stop and think, reflect, find a…

MOTR meets N J Simmonds – Author of “The Path Keeper” series

There are plenty of things that, as mothers, we simply don’t get the chance to do any more. Sleep is high on the list, we don’t often get the chance to have pretty hairstyles or our lipstick on every day and none of us get to go to the loo in peace…but the one thing…

How to Toddler-Proof your Christmas

As I chased my toddler around the room shouting “Give me baby Jesus” while she fiendishly smiled at me with said wooden figure between her teeth, I had the startling realisation that we needed to make some BIG changes. It was time to toddler-proof our Christmas.  Her first Christmas was a delight, at six months old I…