When a friend recently talked about 'Gentle Parenting', or parenting without punishments or rewards, I will admit to first having to look up the term, and second thinking[...]
Times are tough for writers. With too many people willing to work for nothing, freelance writers are finding it difficult to survive. I know many talented writers who work hard, bo[...]
If you run a Social Media account for a blog, a business or a campaign, then this post will help you drastically reduce the time spent spent on this task. One of the reason[...]
I love a good Trip Advisor review. Generally I use them as an aid to finding hotels to avoid. Any mention of "hilarious holiday reps", "fab poolside and evening entertainment" or [...]
A good friend of mine wore make-up last week. You may be wondering why that is worthy of a blog post, but you see Millie doesn't wear make up. Not that she rarely uses cosmetics. S[...]
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 [...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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