Creating young philanthropists: teaching your child the importance of charity
We are not living in the 1980s, when greed was good and the only thing of importance was oneself. That way of thinking has thankfully changed and the children of the 80s are now teaching their own children the virtue and importance of thinking of others. Not just about money However, although people are more […]
The day that Little Bean asked if she was someone else’s daughter . . .
Today started like a pretty normal day, it was the first day back at school following the half term holiday so it was the usual chaos of trying to get back into the old routine. As we rounded the corner in the car towards school Little Bean noticed one of her school friends walking with […]
Far from perfect . . .
I’m tired. My head hurts and I feel very flat. A few nights ago I was watching You’ve Been Framed with the Beans (they LOVE You’ve Been Framed) and one of the clips made resonated with me. It was a clip of a hamster running super fast in it’s wheel and then the wheel became […]
When did we grow up?
As a parent do you ever find yourself watching your children and seeing a glimpse of your former self? When you see them walking on walls, jumping in puddles or skipping down the street? Do you ever hear yourself saying “get off that wall”, “get out of those puddles you’ll wreck your shoes” or “just […]
How do you talk to your children about money?
After making serious mistakes with money myself at a young age I wanted to ensure my children didn’t make the same mistakes so I started their education early.
Phew, we made it! School trip anxiety
Today marked a big day for me (and Little Bean). She went on her first train journey without me!!!!! You may recall before Christmas we went to York for a pre-Christmas family break. Whilst there we paid a visit to the National Railway Museum, we LOVED it! So can you imagine my surprise when Little […]