Parenting a ‘shy’ child

We had a very magical day yesterday (on The Polar Express). I’ve never (ever) seen my daughter so excited; I literally thought she might burst as we waited on the platform in our pyjamas and dressing gowns. (Before I go on, this is a really long post, but I feel it’s really important and something…

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You can be a ‘mess’ and still be a good parent

I’ve seen several news pieces today discussing a Facebook post that went viral. The Facebook post (shared anonymously by Sanctimommy) urges other Mums to ‘try a little harder’ with their appearance at the school gates. It goes on to ask Mums to think about ‘what their husbands might be thinking’ and to ‘take some pride’….

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Is it just the two of you?

This IS the two of us. My daughter and I. There is no JUST needed. A couple of months ago we were on a day out and the lady we were buying our entry tickets off asked, ‘Is it just the two of you?’ I didn’t think much of it at the time and then…

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