Raising a biracial child in the UK

Stock image via Pexels After Ashleigh, a 31-year-old black British Jamaican woman, married a white British (born in Wales) man, they had a glorious beautiful daughter called Alleppey, now 19 months old. Ash is a blogger at The Constant Wonderer and recently vlogged about being in an interracial relationship and the challenges that come with…

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Tweens and Teenage Years: Mothering mistakes

Parenting is not a perfect science and as our children grow and move through the tween and teen years there is an inevitable tendency as a parent to question whether we are actually doing it right and to seek help and guidance. Of course the flip side of this is that in asking ourselves whether…

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Luxury doll with great hair: I’m a Girly #ad

Playing dress up with dolls is a classic kids’ fun. Now it just got even more fun, with the launch of the high-end Swiss Fashion-Doll I’m a Girly, which just landed in Harrods and Hamleys. (BritMums has been working with I’m a Girly in a paid relationship. This is a sponsored post.)     BritMums…

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It’s not always Fri-YAY when you’re a single parent

Fri-YAY!  There are countless meme’s devoted to the joy of reaching Friday.  The weekend is over and now the fun can start.  via GIPHY Or maybe not.  Don’t get me wrong, I understand.  We all go through life waiting for Friday. When we’re younger, we look forward to the end of school for another week,…

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SEND: Places and people

The places and people me meet can have such an impact on our and our SEN kids lives.  Often Called Cathy tells us about her experiences when she feels there is no place for disabled people even in the most obvious of places.  Making more places for disabled people is the discussion on the Inclusive Home.…

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Prince Charles: My parenting role model?

I’m not a royalist. At all. I definitely sit more in the ‘what’s the point of them?’ camp than the ‘I think I’ll order that decorative plate with the Queen’s face on from the Sunday mag’ side when it comes to the Royal Family. Yet I’ve found my stance wavering on occasion. Wills and Harry…

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