Children

Parenting children has its challenges!

I Was The World’s Best Mother!

I Was The World’s Best Mother!

I was the world's best mother once upon a time. The only trouble is that in practice I'm not as good as I was in theory. I'm just good enough now. I suppose that will just have to do!…

Dear Mothers, Sometimes It IS Your Fault!

Dear Mothers, Sometimes It IS Your Fault!

Mothering: it's the only job in the entire world that doesn't get easier as you gain more experience. Step into the limelight for just one minute and acknowledge the hard work you do as a mother.…

Cinderella, My Son, Is A Four Year Old Boy

Cinderella, My Son, Is A Four Year Old Boy

My four year old son pretends to be Cinderella. Not because he's transgender, not because he's going to be gay, just because he's a kid who likes a fairytale. It's ok for boys to do things like that.…

21 Things I Did Today Whilst Doing Nothing

21 Things I Did Today Whilst Doing Nothing

Stay at home mothers don't do anything ever. Ever! They're nothing but lay abouts who complain about everything. See what this mother did in one day to confirm your beliefs. They do NOTHING! All. Day.…

When your Child is Angry in Public

When your Child is Angry in Public

Finding a way to balance your child's needs with social expectations is tricky for a conscientious attached parent. Here's a few tips and some comforting words from someone who's been there before.…

Mess and Mothering, Meeting in the Middle

Mess and Mothering, Meeting in the Middle

Do the dishes need to be washed? Is the laundry pile taking over? Are the kids contentedly playing in a puddle in the yard? Have a cuppa while you can, the mess isn't going to vanish while you do.…