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New Beginnings

I’ve decided to start a blog all about Childcare, I work in a nursery, and I understand how stressful children can be,  I’m basically posting all activities or tips that I’ve found useful at work, as well as support for things like weaning, sleeping and other common issues :)


Becoming a father shifts men’s attitudes on traditional gender roles, study finds

New research shows that men adopt significantly more conservative attitudes towards a woman’s role in the household once their first child is born. In a study of 1,800 new parents, Australian social scientist Janeen Baxter found many fathers shift to more conservative views on motherhood, the division of housework, and care-giving. 162 more words


Camp and Projects

I just lost a 600 word post! I’m so upset that I probably can’t write it again.

Anyway–both boys are in camp. They’re having fun. It’s a bit of a logistical nightmare, as Seamus goes at 9; Porter naps 10-12; Gilbert swims from 11:15-11:45; Gilbert goes to camp at 1; Seamus gets picked up at 3; Gilbert gets picked up at 4; Patrick gets home at 5:45. 226 more words

Family Life

DIY Pizza Fun!

Pizza Party Friday Night! Well actually more like midday. You say potato, I say potato. Oh, never mind.

Kids love getting messy, these kids are no different. 202 more words


Kite Fail...

Well Summer in Scotland is well and truly over! It lasted a whole.. day? We had to make the most of the weather whilst it lasted so we decided to have a Kite contest. 227 more words


Eid al-Fitr

The boys and girls at Twinkles White Rose have been finding out about Eid al-Fitr. The Arabic name Eid al-Fitr translates to ‘Festival of the breaking of the fast’ in English and it marks the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan, and the beginning of the Islamic month of Shawwal. 174 more words