Parenting

Fighting Fires with our Books

One of my favoured ways to start a Sunday morning is to shout at the politics shows that fill the TV schedule. With recent events in mind, I assumed this morning my frustration would be focused entirely on the B word, but perhaps even I have become bored of that subject because what actually got me fired-up was a story at the end of BBC Breakfast News. The slot normally saved for light-hearted, feel good features.  

Ordinary Wonders, Parenting

Ordinary Wonders: week two – selfless love

This week's attempts to find the wonder in the ordinary were hampered by a snotty, teething one year old. Having another living, breathing human want to be in physical contact with you at all times and at all costs can make it hard to see the joy in the small things. Don't get me wrong,… Continue reading Ordinary Wonders: week two – selfless love