Parenting and Lifestyle

A variety of posts covering all matters parenting related and general lifestyle topics.

How to Explain Stranger Danger To A Young Child

H has a school trip in a few weeks. His whole class are off to visit a museum.  It will be so much fun for him and I am trying to be excited, but deep down I am worried sick.  The chances of anything happening are very slim, but in…

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How To Prepare Your Child For Their First Day At Nursery School

As a parent, one of the most stressful times is seeing your child off for their first day of nursery school.   Emotionally I thought I was prepared.  I was overly-giddy on the way in to school as we chatted away about how much fun he was going to have and…

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How Baking Cakes Supports The Brain Tumour Charity

A few weeks ago I wrote a post to raise awareness of a very worthwhile campaign for a charity very close to my heart. The campaign is called The Big Bandana Bake and the charity is The Brain Tumour Charity.  The premise of the campaign was to get baking, get…

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Parenting and ITP – My Story Series

Recently I posted how I was diagnosed with epilepsy in my 30’s and the impact that had on me starting a family.  My intention was to educate and raise awareness of how certain conditions can affect you as a parent.  The response was really positive, and it seemed to strike…

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What To Pack For A Family Camping Holiday

It’s March and in our household that means only one thing. The start of the camping season. All across the UK my fellow campers are busy dusting off their awnings, servicing their vans, and getting the camping supplies out of the shed.  Campsite owners are opening their gates and bracing…

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