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The Significance of Setting Limits

Throughout my years of participation in the early childhood education field as a teacher, director, and consultant, I have had the opportunity to observe a fair amount of approaches (whether conscious or not, I do not know) to parenting. 714 more words

Why My Kids Don't Have Cell Phones Or Social Media

I realize that there are many situations where it is best for your child to have a cell phone to communicate with you due to after school programs or parents working hours, as well as many other situations. 938 more words

Casting call: Actors needed to play the role of parent

This post might be controversial. Maybe people will totally judge me over it. But I am over worrying about being judged … and this post explains one of the reasons why. 695 more words


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. 629 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