Category Archives: netmums

Free or Low Cost Summer Activities for Children

I was recently asked by Netmums to suggest some of my favourite free or low-cost ideas for keeping children entertained in the summer holidays.  Below are a small selection. Things for Keeping  Active   We particularly like woodland walks where the kids like … Continue reading

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Real Parenting Through the Eyes of Tim Minchin

I have just returned from a wonderful weekend in Edinburgh for my 40th birthday.  As part of the trip we went to see Tim Minchin. He was clever, funny, a stunning pianist and brave.  He has added a new song to … Continue reading

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Parenting – the most difficult job in the world?

I am  a bit of a ‘netmums’ addict.   Today they launched their REAL Parenting campaign, recognising that we should all stop trying to be a ‘perfect’ parent and to relax and do the best we can in our own situation. … Continue reading

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