How do you teach your child to be good with money?
Are some people pre-destined to be sensible savers, or is it a learned skill?
When I saw the competition by Money[...]
In the past weeks it has been almost impossible to open a newspaper or click on a blog link without reading something about Jimmy Savile. I have avoided the topic, not because I [...]
I read with interest the article in the Daily Telegraph about a food blogger's review of a Dubai restaurant, and the Italian chef's response. The blogger FooDiva had visited the be[...]
'Feminism is over ... say women'
Wow. That is a snappy headline. The alternative headline, "Feminism is over according a small sample of mothers on a parenting website tha[...]
What does the phrase 'the cult of motherhood' mean to you?
It came to me this morning during an interesting discussion on Twitter about being a mother. I have stor[...]
One of the amazing experiences that I had when I was in Kenya was meeting the women's collective of the Marura village. These women had decided to work together to rais[...]
Ban TV for children under three years old - every couple of years a new 'study' is released calling for banning of TV for young children. This one was released by Psychol[...]
Can you imagine believing that you may have discovered the cure for cancer? How that must feel, to be at such an exciting juncture of medical research.
When we share our lives with our blog readers, or with our Twitter followers, do we automatically give permission for the press to access that information? Is there any privacy in [...]
Love Bombing by Oliver James - does this book present a new concept, reheated advice from other 'parenting gurus', or just plain common sense?
As the animated thread[...]
If we were able to teach young people to recognise the signs of controlling behaviour, the 'red flags', would we be able to protect them from abusive relationships?
Learn to use Twitter tools to review your Twitter feed.
Upset about being unfollowed? Remember it is rarely personal. It is a numbers game.
The growing popularity of Social[...]
Have you filled your Twitter feed with those who are often in agreement with you? Or do you enjoy hearing dissenting voices?
'Is Twitter anything more than an online echo c[...]
Interested in Twitter but not sure where to start? Read on and find out how to Learn Twitter In Ten Minutes, when my first book is released later this year. A couple of months ag[...]
Dealing with trolls and abuse on Twitter is a recurring theme. Not a week goes by when there is not a new case being discussed. Theories on how to deal with online hate abound and [...]
An online troll is a person who posts comments on a website or internet forum in order to cause upset, and recently this has been extended to Social Media such as Twitter and Faceb[...]
It occurred to me that lately I have done lots of ranting and campaigning on the blog, and not as much general rambling, reviews, and travel reports. It has become a bit too much S[...]
You may be thinking, 'What on EARTH is a wristlet bag?' and until a few months ago, I would have asked the same thing.
A wristlet is a small clutch bag with a wrist strap. Somet[...]
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