They’re words that every parent detests hearing – “I’m bored!” My own mum used to counter with the response, “Do you want a job? There’s lots to do – you could help me with the vacuuming or….” I never actually heard the end of her sentence because I skedaddled and quickly found a way to be[.....]
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Before having kids, I was a cookbook collector. I didn’t actually cook from many of my books but did spend a lot of time looking at the pictures! That all changed when my babies came along and there was one book that I actually did cook from. Every day. For years. And it was written[.....]
The beaches you love pre-kids may not exactly be the best choice post-bub. All of a sudden you start thinking about things like pram access, playgrounds and bathroom facilities.
Some parents loathe the plethora of ‘commercial’ books available. You know the ones I mean – stories ‘created’ from the latest movie or trend. To a certain extent I loathe them too. But then I reassessed my position – any reading is good reading, especially when your child can’t wait to get their hands on[.....]
No doubt I’ll get into big trouble (with my kids and Lego enthusiasts) by saying ‘There’s only so many Lego kits you can own’. As my kids eye off the latest Lego kits in the Christmas catalogues, I’m trying to encourage a build-with-the-bricks-you’ve-already-got approach – it’s either that or we’ll be extending the house to[.....]