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Parenting Lessons from the Terror Tot - Potty Training 101

Writespiration is on hold this week. I’ve been busy potty training. As well as the fact that this month is my target month to complete my manuscript draft of Keepers (and next month I have to finish the edits ready for beta readers) so the blog has well and truly taken a back seat. 685 more words


Dear kids : I got it wrong

I know I’m a pushy mum. I try to rein it in I promise but that pushy bossy control freak in me just slips out from time to time. 561 more words


16 things in 16 years.

We all know I’ve no claim to be a parenting expert. I make mistakes often but I generally learn from them (I have only ever ONCE attempted to take the kids to school on an in service day). 456 more words


The Perfect Mum

We all know how to be the perfect mum don’t we?

What do you mean no?

Course you do, it’s simple.

You get pregnant at exactly the right time, with the perfect partner and whilst you’re financially stable. 468 more words


Things I Never Imagined I'd Have to Say to my Children, but Have...

Things I never imagined I’d have to say to my children, but have…

Sometimes I get the feeling that the current generation raising children really thinks that the previous generation doesn’t have a clue about what raising children today is like. 820 more words

An Open Letter To My 4-Year-Old, Who Almost Made Me Lose It

Dear C,

I won’t mince words. You made me angry today.

I hadn’t been home for five minutes after a frustrating day at work when you started whining. 853 more words

Help your kid understand the sense of expressing gratitude

Stop making your child realize how strenuousness you have faced while bringing up the child, rather feel and share that happiness with your child of having him/her in life in order to instinct a sense of love ang gratitude in your child