Lifestyle changes

As a parent I want to be around to see my children grow up, to enjoy life with them and maybe even watch them have children of their own. Sadly, some events close to home recently have made me think about this a lot and given me a kick up…

Why I’m breaking up with my phone

We need to break up, our relationship is toxic and I want out. I’ve been thinking about it a lot recently and the truth is that I can’t have you affecting my relationships with my children and my partner, they’re more important to me than you.  I don’t want to cheat…

When is colic something more? Signs of reflux

Your baby is screaming, crying, something is wrong and you don’t know what to do. You’ve tried everything to soothe them and still they continue getting louder and louder and you are probably crying yourself now too. What do you do if this becomes your every day, not just for…

No more football

I cried earlier, packing away Kyle’s football kit to give back to his coach, tears of frustration, anger and sadness. Being a parent is tough anyway but sometimes it totally sucks, especially when there is something upsetting your child that you can’t do anything about despite the trying! I don’t…

How to keep the kids active for free

I’m sure you know what it’s like when it’s a weekend or a day in the holidays and your kids are saying they are bored and asking to play on some kind of computer game. What do you do? My boys are pretty active and enjoy being outside and yet they…