How to feed your family during these strange times

How to feed your family during these strange times

I’m no expert on how to manage food during a pandemic response. Let’s get that clear right from the outset.  I have a friend who is much better qualified to offer advice than I am! She knows a thing or two about managing food carefully. She’s mum of eight, yes,...
A Guilt-Free Working Parent

A Guilt-Free Working Parent

Imagine that you’re a working parent. Now imagine that you’re a guilt-free working parent. It’s not easy, is it? I know you. I am you! You’re torn by the constant nagging feeling that you’re almost certainly letting someone down. And the deeper you go with that...
‘The Mother of all Jobs’

‘The Mother of all Jobs’

I recently read an outstanding book that I think you might love. ‘The Mother of all Jobs’ is an excellent book about the challenges (to put it mildly!) and delights that come with juggling work-life with kid-life.  Brilliantly written by Christine Armstrong, it’s...
The Education Champion!

The Education Champion!

I recently sat down with a cuppa to talk to another wonderful Grandmother. I wanted to continue exploring parenting experiences over the generations. This time I spoke to Valerie and her story is quite something!  Valerie’s story is all about the power of education to...
Wisdom from a Grandmother

Wisdom from a Grandmother

I have spent a lot of time experiencing, thinking and reading about the challenges of modern parenting. It occurred to me that I’ve made a lot of assumptions that parenting is a totally different experience to what it used to be. I thought I’d test out that...