Limiting screen time one week on.
Read my 10 tips for parents with children starting school in September.
A Guest Post By childhood nutrition expert Sarah Gregory. Do any of these challenges resonate with parents out there? 'My little boy won’t eat'. 'I can’t get my three-year-old to eat fruit and veg'. 'My daughter won’t try anything new...
Yep, 35 years is a long time to finally reach the point where I can hold my hands up and categorically state that diets don't work- and by diets I mean excessive, food group eliminating, calorie restricting, punishing diets so you know, ALL DIETS which serve to create obsessive habits and frankly, drain the life out of eating actual FOOD WHICH IS MEANT TO BE NOURISHING AND FUN.
Calling all mini-explorers and folks of mini-explorers! I'm giving away a super-duper prize perfect for pint-sized adventurers who love to travel!
Tuesday was one of my life highlights. I was honoured to be asked to speak at Mosaic, a charity founded by HRH The Prince of Wales in 2007.
This family utterly adores the Rainbow Factory in Farsley, Leeds-there is simply nowhere like it, in the whole of the UK.
I'm hitting the milestone that is 35 in November, and on reflection, this year has been one of not only my happiest yet but in many ways, no doubt the biggest learning curve I've had thus far, as my blogging business has expanded, I've rediscovered yoga, trialled different ways of eating and exercising and have found myself time and time again, pushing myself out of my comfort zone.
We all dream of escaping the rat race, go travelling and leading a nomadic lifestyle. Here, in the latest guest post as part of my Who's The Daddy series, Samuel Stonehill of Moving Time Lapse shares his own experience of seeking out true happiness, travelling the world, creating films that matter while offering his young son Esteban an unconventional yet rewarding education.
Those who follow my blog know that settling my youngest son, Alexander, now 2 1/2 into nursery has not been easy for either of us. Having spent most of the first 2 years of his life with either myself or my Mum, initially starting nursery at 2, felt totally foreign to him.
Being married to a software developer and general computer wizz, Peter, and of course being a pro-blogger myself, means the boys were introduced to IT from a young age. Both feel confident using iPads (hello Cbeebies app), my phone (give it back!) and even using the remote control for the TV!
Oliver started school just under a week ago so I thought I'd share what that's actually meant for us both, the reality of my 4 year old beginning the biggest chapter of his little life. I'd love to hear your experiences in the comments... Here's what to expect when your kids starts school...