I firmly believe that we, as a society, need to find new role models for our boys and young men. We need to do this quickly. Traditionally, we’ve expected boys to look up to movie stars, sportsmen, musicians, politicians and the business elite. Yet, the starry ensemble has repeatedly shown itself unworthy of this honour.Read More We don’t need another hero…
In the meantime we parents, who have enough on their plate, are beaten with (metaphorical) sticks. Trending hashtags, focusing on parenting perfection, tell us we’re doing it all wrong. Instagram images of perfectly dressed, puke free, angelic children make the rest of us sick to the stomach as we battle to dress our toddlers without WW3 breaking out. Linked-in profiles that show parents simultaneously looking after kids, pursuing an amazing career, charity work, an interesting hobby and maintaining great hair – make the rest of us feel like crap.Read More Our FOMO society is censoring life and ruining parenting!
I Have Poo Tinnitus. It’s true. Everywhere I go I can smell a gentle whiff of poo. Where it’s coming from I can’t tell you. It may be that changing a multitude of nappies has made me especially sensitive to the aroma of fecal matter?Read More 10 Things I Didn’t Expect From Being A Parent
If you think you’re busy, but you still have time to poo on your own – then, frankly, you’re not.Read More The Sequel: ANOTHER 5 Stupid things I am regularly asked!!!
“Once upon a time and they all lived happily ever after…’Read More THE OODD GUIDE TO: Surviving Storytime