4 Tips For New Parents with a New Baby On 'Fitting It All In'.

4 Tips For New Parents with a New Baby On 'Fitting It All In'.

This morning I wondered how I would fit it all in.  It was Sunday morning, I had put a load of washing on, hung a load on the line, made the supper, dropped (and waited for) one child to have a swimming lesson, dropped that child home and picked up a second child to take them in the other direction to play rugby.  I wanted to get into the garden before the rain came and I had work to do on my business.  I really needed to clean the house and as tomorrow the kids are back to school things needed to be organised and sorted for that.…

How could shopping with your toddler be better?

How could shopping with your toddler be better?

We have all seen them, and far too many of us have been them... one harried and busy parent, one 18-month old child in the shopping trolley.  The child is bored and restless.  The parent is stressed and everyone is looking...…

Splish splosh!

Splish splosh!

Water and children, always a great combination! But is it just fun or is there more to splashing about in the fun stuff? From bath time to playing in the garden, paddling in a stream to swimming in it, kids love it!…

How to read a book to a newborn baby

How to read a book to a newborn baby

Is there any point reading a book to a newborn baby? Is there any point reading a book to a baby that can’t speak…. or do much else for that matter?  Could they possibly learn from it? If so, what?…