6 potty training myths that may surprise you #ad

Becoming toilet trained is crucial in a child’s journey to independence, but progressing from nappies to underwear can feel difficult for both parents and children. With so much help and advice around, parents end up using a variety of techniques and products (nappies, nappy-pants, cloth pants) applied inconsistently. It means potty training can quickly become…

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SEND: Another school year comes to a close

I honestly can’t believe the school holidays are almost upon us! But they are, so welcome to July’s SEND Round-up, bringing together posts about our kids and reflecting on their time at school. The years go by so quickly in our home.  It seems I go from helping our ADHD lad with his homework to Sport’s…

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Have playground politics changed for the good?

Sarah Tucker wrote her best-selling novel The Playground Mafia, published in 2006, about a group of mothers who made the lives of other mother’s hell in the playground. Now that government politics have heated up and gotten, shall we say tricky, she’s circling back to playground politics and asking if they have gotten better or worse,…

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Reviews: Summer clothes for the whole family

It’s time to admit that we are well into Summer now and the sunshine is not set to disappear any time soon. Not only that, but summer holidays begin this week and the whole family will be needing more to wear than just school/work clothes and pajamas! I went and asked some trusty reviewers about…

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How to create everyday fun for all the family #familygoodtimes #ad

Family life can be busy and it’s tough fitting in quality time with the kids, especially over summer and school holidays. At our #FamilyGoodTimes Twitter conversation, sponsored by McDonald’s UK, we talked about how mums and dads squeeze in family time and create family fun whilst juggling hectic lives. McDonald’s UK is raising awareness of the…

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