50 Reasons my kid wakes me up

How are you all coping with the clock change?  I find this one slightly easier as it re-sets my kids body clock so my wake up calls aren’t quite so early.  There is however the night time whinging, “I don’t want to go to bed.  It’s not dark”. “Close your eyes and it will be.”…

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Top tips to banish mum guilt

Have you ever had an attach of the dreaded ‘mum guilt’? Many of us have but here author businesswoman and busy mum Hira Ali shares her tips for sending those feelings to the naughty step! Over to Hira: Mum guilt, or that nagging feeling that you aren’t doing enough for your children, can be very…

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How to do an Easter Egg Hunt

Easter is almost here and with it comes the great tradition of doing an Easter egg hunt! When my children were smaller, I would enjoy planting mini wrapped chocolate eggs all over the house and garden – sometimes we were on holiday at Easter – I remember staging an Easter egg hunt in a Butlins…

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Healthy ideas for a happy mum

Image credit: Pexels If Mother’s Day means chocolates selection boxes, flowers, and well meant toast in bed (the kids not having quite mastered being quick enough to keep it hot), then it’s time to think outside the box this year.   Health and wellness are high on the agenda this year as we all seek…

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SEND Parents & their mental health

The last month saw Mental Health Awareness Week.  As a SEND parent, as with most parents, I’m often focused more on my kids than myself.  Bringing up kids can be stressful but the facts show that bringing up a child with additional needs are more likely to struggle in some areas including that of stress…

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