5 Life Lessons To Share With Your Kids

There is such a lot we need to teach our children and we have such a short space of time to do it. A key…

Back To School Hacks For Busy Mothers

It isn’t just the kids that dread going back to school; it can send parents into a frenzy too. The school run, packed lunches, school…

Mums – Struggling With The School Holidays Already? You’re Doing Fine!

Well, I bet many of us are already feeling a little, how shall I put it, wrung out having looked after our little darlings for a…

Am I A Good Mother? Just Pass Me The Paracetamol And …

It’s been a Joan Crawford sort of day. If I had a turban and a cocktail shaker they would have come in useful. I have found…

How To Explain Cancer To A Child With The Help Of …

With it being estimated that one in two of us may suffer some form of cancer during our lifetime, how difficult must it be to…

Tips For Parenting Tweens

We all know how fast our kids grow up – and they seem to mature earlier and earlier. Caitlin, at 10 is well in the…

20 Tips To Be A Good Parent

Once you have your kids, it’s likely you’ll spend a lot of time pondering how to be a good parent. If you’re like me you…

Wrestling With Nappies Dad? Time For Some Nappy Hacks!

It’s been quite a while since I’ve had to change a nappy for my two but I can still remember struggling with wriggling babies, lugging…

Collecting Your Baby’s Stem Cells At Birth Could Save Their …

Many of us are familiar with the term stem cell research but, if we’re honest, for lots of us it conjures up negative images of…

Back To School With Smiggle – Dream Big!

It’s almost ‘back to school’ time (if you listen carefully you can hear the sound of muted cheering from parents across the land) and Smiggle…

Are Clarks Shoes Right For Letting Girls Be Girls?

This week’s ‘outrage’ has been caused by shoe manufacturer and retailer Clarks’ effrontery.  They have designed a range of shoes for girls which look, well,…