It’s the time of year when many parents are coming to terms with their child starting Big Kiddy School: a significant life chapter of milestones, friendships, ever-growing limbs – and stinky lunch boxes. But while pencils may be sharpened and uniforms labelled, school preparedness also involves considering other factors and potential issues that school life […]
To my little love, I know if you were reading this you’d loudly object to me calling you little. “I’m a BIG kid,” you’d declare. But the truth is, you’ll always be my little one. Your first day of school is here and you’re so excited. Your new uniform – bought to fit you through […]
Finding a movie that’s suitable for the whole family can be a challenge and often a movie preview may look appropriate for your 4-year-old but include some unexpected nasties along the way.
It’s easy to be stupidly nostalgic about toddlers once your kids are grown, but as my children move into teen-hood I find myself wistfully eyeing off those harried young mums herding toddlers. Worse still, I find myself wanting to say that MOST ANNOYING of sentences: ‘Enjoy it, they grow so fast.’