Dad Bloggers: Thought provoking dads

Typically British, let’s start off discussing the weather and how now it’s October it’s changed, changed back and again. I’m not quite sure what’s happening, last week I brought the big coat out of retirement and this week the shades are back on!  Anyway, this month I wanted to bring you a few thought provoking…

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How to have family good times at McDonald’s #ad

Finding a source of entertainment for young children that doesn’t cost the earth is a constant challenge for parents. Let’s face it, during the school holidays and often at weekends we’re desperately looking for ways to get them out of the house and keep them gainfully occupied without draining our finances. It’s an even harder…

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3 Simple rules to making & sustaining mum friends

We all need our friends, and Lucianne Lewis, stay-at-home-mum and blogger at The Tantrum Times offers a tongue in cheek look at hers! The Rules of Engagement: There are 4 types of friends it is socially acceptable to have as a mum. We all know the rules, extend the arm of friendship to someone outside…

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Teens & Tweens : Parenting challenges

Parenting teenagers and anxiety go hand in hand.  It is a challenging time.  As our teens grapple for independence, we are forced as parents to walk that fine line between guiding them and letting go. It is not an easy journey and sometimes the temptation is there to give up and let them get on…

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46 practical newborn tips you need #MamiatoMamia #ad

Having a baby is perhaps one of the most exciting but scary times in your life. It is also a time when the world and its wife is ready with advice, not all of it you actually want to follow. It can be difficult to know which way to turn for the best advice. At…

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Expat: On family & friendships

Towards the end of summer an ole friend of mine visited from Trinidad. I didn’t realise how lonely I was feeling until it was time to say goodbye.  My heart broke and the tears came as I walked away. Being an expat has its blessing but there are times when we long the understanding that…

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