So, as you may have seen on my social media, I spoke briefly on this topic at the beginning of the week on a radio station. I have seen mixed responses to this, but nobody can deny people's personal experiences, a couple of which were put forward on the radio. I myself am Mum to… Continue reading Is an only child, a lonely child?
During the week, I read an article that stated that India is implementing a homework ban and a call out for the weight of schoolbags to be no heavier than 10% of a child's body weight. It broke my heart when a few weeks ago while walking home from playschool with my daughter, a young… Continue reading Heavy schoolbags & homework bans – health before wealth?
When our daughter was in utero, my partner began to make a point of playing music more than ever, and maybe, people thought we were a bit mad! Studies have shown though, that babies can hear from inside the womb and can become adjusted to the familiar sounds. It was even suggested to me to… Continue reading Keeping the music alive for generations to come
How are you? Three words, one small and simple question. But why don't we say it more? What I'm going to talk about could be considered in anyone's life really, but I'm going to be talking from a parents perspective. As we are coming into the darker, more dreary months, it's got me thinking. When… Continue reading The importance of us – the parents
So on the 29th September myself, my other half and two of our close friends jetted off to California for a week and we had a plan. A loose one, but a plan all the same! To fit as many things into the week as possible, things that we wanted to do and see. And… Continue reading Our first American adventure! Exploring LA & San Francisco in a week…
So we are three weeks into our new chapter and it has honestly shocked and surprised me for many reasons. As we brought our then one year old around for a browse and put her name down for our place of choice, I thought "lots of time to have her all to myself, it's ages… Continue reading September – A month of new beginnings, discovery and being thankful for things I never realized I’d be thankful for
Recently I was taken aback by an article that has gotten quite a bit of stick throughout the media. You may have seen that footballer Harry Kane took to Twitter to praise his wife after giving birth. The big issue? That he mentioned she had an "amazing water birth with no pain relief at all."… Continue reading The competition of giving birth…
So it is now less than two weeks away until our beautiful girl begins a new chapter in her little life - playschool! And while this is indeed a very exciting time for all involved, and I am looking forward to seeing how she does with it, I can't help but look back on what's… Continue reading Why I don’t see playschool as a “break”
So a few weeks ago I was approached by a lovely lady named Maarja from MyBook Heroes to do a review on one of their personalized books. As I looked into this start up company, I was quite intrigued by their books of charm, and so I agreed. MyBook Heroes are a company based in Cyprus, and are… Continue reading MyBook Heroes Personalised Book Review!
Do you ever just get days where you want to shut the world out, seek the silence, and just, breathe? I know from people around me that this is indeed the case for a lot of people, whoever you are, whatever your personality. I find that especially as a stay at home parent, life gets… Continue reading Why alone time isn’t always a bad thing