For many, Bonfire night is eagerly anticipated and thoroughly enjoyed. Some younger or more noise sensitive children find it overwhelming, loud and downright scary. In the run up t[...]
When I linked to an article on Jump! Mag about why Americans wash and refrigerate eggs, a follower on Twitter asked if I was referring to the story about Apple's egg free[...]
I didn't intend to write about this topic, but over the past few weeks I have become increasingly annoyed and disappointed at the direction the debate has taken[...]
Whether you are a guest, or the host, having kids at a wedding can be stressful. Finding the balance between keeping the kids happy, and turning the wedding into [...]
If you share your Instagram photos directly to Twitter, you could be missing out on greater interaction with your Twitter followers. Take a couple of minutes to[...]
I interviewed 'The Yorkshire Shepherdess', Amanda Owen for Jump! Mag this week. When we started talking about raising children, Amanda had some great thoughts on allowing kids to e[...]
A friend is researching the usage of internet by kids, looking specifically at the Social Media sites that they use, and how much supervision parents have.
The magazine GirlTalk recently announced that they were 'going feminist', and I will admit that my initial reaction was 'bandwagon jumping, much?!' Seve[...]
I am cross-posting this article about gender neutral books from MyKidsy.com, where it was published earlier this month.
This year on World Book[...]
If you want to order flowers online for Mother's Day on March 30th, then I have a great tip for you.
I discovered Bloom and Wild Online flower service just before Chri[...]
This is the third of a series about Social Media, taking a look at the advantages and the pitfalls for kids. It is important that we parents know why our kids w[...]
This is the second in a series on Social Media for Kids, and what parents need to know about the various online communication platforms. At present the most pop[...]
This is the first of a more in-depth look at various
Social Media channels,
first - what parents need to know about facebook.
Remember when you got that fir[...]
This online version of a party or mini-conference can be educational, informative and a lot of fun, but some people are unsure how to participate in a Twitter [...]
This past weekend, I was hurrying up Union Street in Dundee on my way into town when I caught a glimpse of snow flakes and glitter in a shop window. Hang on, I thought, I[...]
The organisers of Mumsnet Blogfest set the question, 'Can Feminists be Mummybloggers' at a rather volatile panel discussion yesterday. I won't say much about the events of yesterda[...]
I recently received an email suggesting I review Big Cup Little Cup Nespresso alternative capsules. I don't normally do reviews on the blog, but I was interested in t[...]
The town of St Andrews is world famous for many reasons - Scotland's first university was founded here in 1413 and town is of course home to the game of golf. The oldest [...]
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