‘It’s My Thing’ Campaign | Fruit Shoot

For those who don’t know, Fruit Shoot are currently running a brilliant campaign called ‘It’s My Thing’. For this campaign, they are championing kids to… well, do their thing! As a parent, I feel passionate about encouraging children to develop their own identity and to let their personality shine through. Whatever they are passionate about or interested…

Why I Let My Toddler Use Technology

Recently, a friend of mine openly admitted that they don’t own a television, any computers or any other type of technology, apart from one single smart phone. Their home has one parent and two children, and I was shocked to hear that her children never watch TV or spend time online. The Mum spends a…

Why My Son Going to Preschool is an Achievement, For Me

I’m 24 years old and growing up in the 90s, depression just wasn’t a ‘thing’ I heard about. It was never, ever a topic of discussion. I never knew what depression was or that it even existed, let alone any other form of mental illness. I suppose I was only aware that you could be…

6 Tips for Full-Time Parents Who Work From Home

Just before we became first-time parents, I was still studying for my degree and Jamie (my partner) wasn’t yet employed; having just recently found the career path he wanted to take. Now my two-year-old son is in nursery (albeit only one day a week) and will soon be starting preschool, it’s been interesting thinking about…