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NAVIGATING PARENTHOOD SINCE 2011

One day of chaos at a time

Helping children deal with change

Change can be difficult for anyone, but especially for young children, but helping children deal with change can be tricky as it is not always even apparent that they are struggling with it.  You might just see increased difficult behaviour, but when dealing with toddlers this could just be a normal week…  They often lack […]

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#DreamTeam

Bloggers #DreamTeam Linky 115

Welcome to the #DreamTeam linky party for bloggers with hosts Heather from Shank You Very Much and Annette from 3littlebuttons  and me as the guest host from a still sweltering London. I managed to complete the British 10km on Sunday and was thrilled to get a time of 1:02 when it was so very hot, but it was very […]

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summer holidays

9 easy ways to entertain kids during the summer holidays

So that time is nearly upon us – the summer holidays!  6 weeks of summer fun with no school. You might be looking forward to the break from the routine – I know I am (anything that means no school run is ok in my books), but you might be dreading it.  I think for […]

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Everything you need to know about starting school by a 5 and 7 year old

As we zoom towards the end of the school year it suddenly dawned on me that very soon my little boys will be in year 3 and year 1 respectively.  It is a daunting prospect as time is just flying by….  If you have a little one starting school in September you will probably be feeling […]

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Should I teach my toddlers a second language?

I am no ‘Uber’ mum searching for nurseries that converse only in Mandarin, but I also hope that my children will be able to speak a second language and so I have been wondering whether I should be teaching my toddlers a second language now? When I was a toddler my family moved to Norway […]

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#DreamTeam

Bloggers #DreamTeam Linky 114

Welcome this week’s #DreamTeam linky party for bloggers with hosts Heather from Shank You Very Much and Annette from 3littlebuttons  and me as the guest host.  As I write this my children are throwing water at one another in an attempt to cool down as it is so very warm in London.  I am doing a 10km race next […]

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top mummy moments

My Top 13 Mummy Moments

The weather has been so beautiful this past week it got me feeling all sunny myself and so I thought a happy positive post was in order….  I am now 7 summers into my allotted 18 with my eldest and my twins are 3 which means that according to the theory I have just 15 […]

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#DreamTeam

Bloggers #Dream Team Linky 113

Hi there I am more than a little delighted to be back guest hosting the #DreamTeam linky party for bloggers alongside hosts Heather from Shank You Very Much and Annette from 3littlebuttons. This time I will be guest hosting for the whole of July; so that is my summer reading well and truly sorted.  It is so hot and sunny […]

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How to spot a twin mummy

Since having my twins and trying to negotiate the activities and life that I had with my singletons I have noticed that when you are a twin mummy there is a tendancy to flock together quite a bit with other twin mummies.  Maybe it is safety in numbers or just that it is like being […]

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Morning Routine with Kids Life Hacks

As I may have mentioned I hate the school run!  It is not so much the act of getting to school that irks me it is the whole morning routine.  I am sure that many of you have it down pat, but in our house the clock almost certainly moves faster between 8:30am and 8:45am […]

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