I’m More Than ‘Just’ a Parent

When I got a job back in June 2018, I got a lot of comments along the lines of: “That’s nice, it’ll keep you busy won’t it?” While it was most definitely meant as a boost and nothing less than positive, it wasn’t. It was said with blissful ignorance and demeaned everything I had been…

How to Implement Zone Cleaning for Kids in Your Home Cleaning Routine*

Having a clean and ordered home is something that needs time and the more family members are involved the better the results are. Here are listed some tips on how to involve your kids in the zone cleaning routines. Before you start cleaning anything, you should first make a schedule or a chart, in which…

I Hate Playing with My Toddler | The ‘Threenager’ Year

Joshua has always been such a fiery, independent little boy and enjoys playing and interacting with others. When he's home from preschool, he will spend most of the day that's left playing and will rarely play alone as he much prefers company. But his feisty (such a nice way to put it) side certainly comes…

Pampers vs Asda’s Little Angels Nappies

When Joshua was a tiny new born, we automatically went for the biggest brand out there for our nappies because they were the most trusted, right? But as the months went on, we started to test out a few different brands such as Aldi’s Mamia and Tesco Loves Baby. But we never found another brand…

3 Years Old, Not Potty Trained & Why I Don’t Care!

Admittedly, Joshua is one of the only children in his class at preschool who is still in nappies and not anywhere near being potty trained. But he just isn’t ready! So, I’m in no rush to push it on him. Potty training is such a long process and we often forget that it is completely…

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…