Category: Living with children

Paw Patrol: Mighty Pups at Showcase Cinema Bluewater

Saturday morning we were “up and at ’em” bright and early so we could be at Showcase Cinemas, Bluewater for 10am as we had been invited to watch Paw Patrol: Mighty Pups Paw Patrol: Mighty Pups is the latest feature length episode from the daring pups, Chase, Marshall, Rubble, Skye, …

The cost of single parenting

I was brought up by a single parent Back in the eighties, when I was a child, things were very different. Parents didn’t suffer quite the same “pester power” they do now. Of course it existed but not in the same way. There were no television channels dedicated to children …

Dealing with grief – the death of an estranged parent

Almost a year has passed since the death of my estranged father Grief is a funny thing. It comes in waves when you least expect it. The most unexpected feelings emerge at the news of a loved-ones death. The news of the death of an estranged parent is something I …

Playing outdoors and why it’s important

I love my kids, I really do, but they NEED to play outdoors for the sake of my sanity if not theirs  My two boys are very different. Big L, who is nearly 8, would happily stay indoors all day but Little L, who is just 3 HAS to get …

Paper Dolls: Simple, Cheap and Enjoyable Toys for Kids

For centuries, young children around the world have played with paper dolls, simple and cheap toys that are nevertheless charming and fun. They have been around for as long as there has been paper. Perhaps the first paper dolls were created in China, where the modern form of paper was …

How Being Bilingual Will Help Your Child in the Workforce

How Being Bilingual Will Help Your Child in the Workforce Raising bilingual kids can be a lot of extra work for parents! You have to help them acquire both languages with fluency, offer them opportunities to be immersed in each language, and assure that they are learning both academic and …

Ten things I wish I’d known before children (BC)

Ten things I wish I’d known before children? There are soooo may things I wish I had known before I decided to dip my toe in the water of parenthood. Little did I know once you have dipped your toe in, you’re up to your neck in (sh)it.   See, the …

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