You know you have a large family when…

    Very few of us are thrown into the situation where we gain a large family overnight. It grows gradually, and we adapt and change as it does so. We don’t look at our family as big or small. It’s just our family. We don’t notice it until something happens which makes you stop… Read More

Strange gift requests: What kids really want for Christmas… according to our readers!

    A few weeks ago our eight-year-old asked for a bag of carrots for Christmas. ‘What for?’ I asked him. ‘To eat,’ he replied ‘They’re just so tasty!’ And so I wondered whether it was just our children who had a tendency to be slightly odd at times. After asking our readers about their… Read More

Why kids shouldn’t friend their parents on Facebook (and why parents should friend their kids!)

      Once upon a time all kids had to worry about was being kissed in public, or about mum wiping off dirty faces with a spitwash in front of their friends. But now parents have Facebook. Meet the embarrassing parents of the 21st century…   Dad is getting familiar with Facebook…    … Read More

Review: Cobra Toys Helicopter

Whether you’re a child, teen or adult, you will always find fun in playing with a remote controlled vehicle. It could be a car, a plane, or Cobra Toys RC Helicopter; if you have to opportunity to use it and experience the entertainment it supplies, you will enjoy it. The Cobra Toys RC Helicopter, fully… Read More

Parenting Moments: Parenting Moment #1

    You know that parenting moment when you think your two-year-old twins are sleeping but you discover they’ve been playing with their brother’s (non-toxic) chemistry set instead? That.    I’m thinking of creating a new series called ‘Parenting Moments’. If you have a parenting moment you’d like to share please email a pic and description… Read More

For any parent who has ever had one of those days

      Twas the hour before bedtime and all through the house, All the creatures were stirring, except for the mouse. The rodent, you see, packed his bags, quickly fled, To escape all the stress since the kids rose from bed.   The children awoke from their sleep one by one, Not quietly no,… Read More