Sleep

Most parents can only dream of sleep. It's one of the most discussed topics in parenting circles. Your children are either awesome at it, or crap at it, and it's the olympic gold of parenting if they are champions of sleep. It's a tricky thing, because if you get a sleeper you have to keep … Continue reading Sleep

Kicking Goals

I'm so glad I didn't have to play football this weekend. Look, there was never any risk of that happening, but as I watched my nine year old play football for his local team, I was extremely grateful that I wasn't one of those kids out there under all of that pressure. I love sport … Continue reading Kicking Goals

My Grubby Loves

I've tried to get my children to be clean, to be hygienic, I really have. But despite my best efforts, my little loves insist on being filthy little creatures. Filthy! Tonight my youngest left the bathroom, looked at his unwashed hands and declared, "I don't have germs." And that was it. I remind them every … Continue reading My Grubby Loves