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Toddler TV

I’m not one of these parents who thinks that allowing your tiny child access to an iPad is one of the most awful things you can do as a parent, on a...

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University isn’t very Team GB

Yes the achievements of Team GB at the Rio Olympics were amazing, fantastic, and other superlatives. But as our athletes return home after doing their...

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So I almost set fire to the kitchen

I do a lot of the cooking in our house. I’m not the most adventurous, but I do it well enough to keep us all fed and watered sufficiently to function....

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Trying to make imaginary eggs with a toddler

This is an insight into the crazy, and usually baffling world, of imaginative play with a toddler! If you do not currently own, or have never owned your...

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5 things I hate about Peppa Pig

Yes, I hate Peppa Pig. Peppa Pig is one of those phenomena’s that despite its success, or maybe because of it, really seems to get under my skin...

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Hands on parenting

My daughter is two years-old. I say my daughter is two years-old because she is two years-old, In actual fact though, she will be three in September. I’m...

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Feeling Hot! Hot! Hot!

So the hot weather finally got here! The generally gloomy summer so far made way for a bloody scorcher yesterday! – The hottest day of the year so...

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Why the new ‘all female’ Ghostbusters is contrived

Whether you, or anybody else thinks, that the new Ghostbusters is either shit, or totally amazing, or just a fair enough effort – I think that consciously...

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