Stay-at-home Parent Tackles Distant Learning*

As a stay-at-home parent, I put a lot of my career on hold when our son was born and in fact my career changed direction quite drastically. Before we had Joshua, I planned on living up north, working as a film-maker and writer and then having a family a bit later on in life. I […]

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Why I’ll Let My Son Swear

Before I start writing this I would like to warn you that during this post, I do explicitly swear. So, if you’re not comfortable with it, then you should probably not continue reading. Although, partly, the reason why I feel I have to write that is why I’m writing this post. A story that my […]

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No To ‘Boy Stuff’

Joshua will be turning three years old in a few months and before he was even born people have been determined to treat him like a ‘proper boy’ (what even is that?). Before Joshua was born we always knew that the thing we would hate about raising a child would be how others treat him […]

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‘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 […]

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All The Things You Don’t Know About Me

I was tagged by Becki over at The Mum from Brum to do this A to Z ‘All the Things You Don’t Know About Me’. So, here it is! A is for AM I’m definitely not a morning person and prefer the evening SO much more. I could very easily sleep in until the early […]

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Our Easter Traditions

When I was little I used to always get given an Easter Egg each day over Easter weekend, so that meant I got at least 4 eggs. Often, I would get more. My parents also bought us all some presents and/or gave us some money, and as I got older this tradition remained. Although, this […]

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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 […]

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