Family Life

The superhero inside all of us

During the summer holidays, my two eldest girls are going to ’Kids Club’ three days a week so that I can continue to work. Each week there is a different theme, and this week it’s ‘Comic Books’....

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Potty Training Tips

With the warmer weather and perhaps the prospect of a beach in front of you, the summer holidays may be the ideal time to start potty training your toddler. There is no specific age your toddler should be out of nappies and child-led potty training is always the most successful....

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Have You Written Your Summer Bucket List?

Like many of you, I will be juggling working and parenting for the next six weeks while the children are off school. ...

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The Heat is On: Are You Keeping Your Cool?

Summer appears to be happening in the UK. I know. It's shocking!...

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Love Marriage?

Ok, shocking news klaxon: I was born out of wedlock. *Tumbleweed blows through blog*..... And, so was my eldest child. *Collective gasp of precisely nobody*....

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The Parent’s Race

I remember the burning sensation in my lungs, I remember my class mates cheering me on. I remember my Green Flash trainers scuffing the orange dirt of the running track, ah yes, I remember school Sports Day like it was yesterday. I also remember the day I left school thinking, “Great, I will never have to humiliate myself on a running track ever again.”...

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A First Time For Everything

This is my first post as Guest Editor at KidStart and I’ve got to say, I’m a little nervous. Anita Naik has done a marvellous job for the past few years and frankly, her shoes are a daunting pair to fill....

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The Importance Of Parenting Blogs

After two years of writing about everything from megablocks to mega ridiculous legislation...

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Parents And Depression

The question of whether or not you should ever tell someone you’re depressed...

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LEGO Gets Angry!

Image Source : Wiki Commons I love the piece in today’s Guardian that says angry...

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