Feeling guilty . . .
I seem to be having more bad parenting days than good just recently. Little Bean and i seem to be banging heads at every turn and it is so upsetting. I would like to stress that this hasn’t just come about since Jelly Bean arrived. It began when she started school in September. I have […]
When did parenting become so hard?
All i have ever wanted is to be a Mum. I used to dream of being a Mum when i was a little girl and started thinking of names for my children from a young age. Incidentally, none of my children have a name that was on my list!! As i have given birth to […]
When parenting goes wrong
Today started off really well, I woke up feeling good and the children seemed to be in really good spirits. My cousin was coming to visit for the day and we were looking forward to going out for lunch and having a catch-up. The children were really excited when M came, they played nicely in […]
Today I wanted to trip a child up!
I swear I am a magnet for horrible children, well perhaps not so much me but my children are (not horrible, magnets I mean!). This morning we visited our local Soft Play centre to meet up with some friends and their children. Our boys are all 18 months old now so we were able to […]
Greatvine to the rescue and tips for better behaviour
Do you remember before Xmas I wrote this post about a less than positive report I received from Little Bean’s preschool when I collected her and the following day I wrote this post because the situation got worse, not better? Well in my ‘hour’ of need, my blogging provided the relief that I needed. As […]
Ways to praise your children – it works!
Here you might find some useful methods to praise your children, give them a go and see which you feel most comfortable with.