School Sports Day – The Final Frontier For Mums

School sports day. I hated it, although it was one of those occasions where I wish I hadn’t spent most of my PE lessons hiding…

She’s Nude, She’s Rude, She’s a Nudey, Rudey-Rudey

Is it wrong to be naked in front of kids? In that publication that regularly gives me palpitations, The Daily Mail, Laura Libbert last year…

Is it wrong to take your child out of school to …

A while ago, Daily Mail journalist Jan Moir opined that taking your child out of school to attend your wedding day is wrong. Hmm. Leaving…

Should Children Under 3 Be Allowed To Watch TV?

In October 2012, Dr Aric Sigman, a Chartered Biologist and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine published a report which suggested that excessive…

I Feel The Need…The Need To Read

Ah, the need to read.  There’s nothing quite like that blissful solitude snatched in the pages of a good book. These days I have the…

Both Kids In School – I’m Free So Now What?

So, Caitlin is in reception and Ieuan is in nursery and I am now free for a couple of hours each morning. As a stay-at-home…

Tat’s Entertainment? Let’s Rediscover Play

Yesterday, in glorious sunshine, we took the kids to Cardiff Bay to see the Extreme Sailing and various attractions. And, next to the carousel, we…

Linda Hobbis & The Potato of Doom

Behold the marvel that is my culinary expertise. Hmm. We are in the middle of the famous fussy eating phase, particularly with Ieuan who, if…

Let’s Keep It (School) Uniform

Do you think it’s important to wear school uniform? Having just spent an arm and a leg on two sets of school uniform and school…

Coping With First Playdate Nerves

Honestly, I swear the prospect of entertaining someone else’s child in your own home is as nerve-racking as any first date.  Yes, I have first…