New Day, New Parent

Parenting

As parents we are constantly under pressure to hold our children under extreme scrutiny and correct any faults that we see or find.

Being a new father

Parenting

Parenting is a very daunting task indeed, of course as babies are born and new parents are unveiled, everyone's first thoughts are

Looking for an adventure!

Parenting

Legs don’t fail me now, I’m on the run. These funny appendages that allow me the freedom to quickly evacuate myself from tr...

Exams!

Parenting

Exams during childhood are a necessary evil. They are the only substantial way of assessing whether your child is progressing in a

KidsIgnite

Parenting

This week on “Mummy Travels”, I came across an after school club like no other! In this modern day and age technology is

I need Mummy, NOW!

Parenting

I’m nervous, scared, slight palpitations fleeting run across my heart and I’m slowly starting to find it hard to breathe. I...

Student Parents..

Parenting

Becoming a parent is the single most important decision you will ever make in your life. Whether you go on to make millions, save

Raising the “RIGHT” Parent

Parenting

I am a worrier. I am a Parent. In my defense before I had kids my worries teetered upon whether I should do my nails in “red&rdqu...

It's Party Time!

Parenting

The house is in a state of anticipation. Just Dad is in a corner attempting to blow balloons which Big Sister keeps popping, just great...

Early Childhood Conference

Parenting

Professor David Galloway of the Durham University, Glasgow will be in Sri Lanka to address a 3 day conference on EARLY

Fledgling Warriors

Parenting

With Mother's Day around the corner, recommendations are in galore to celebrate all mums around the country. This is indeed

10 Genius Bathroom Cleaning Hacks

Parenting

It’s probably our least favourite place to clean in the house. And it somehow manages to be the messiest. I know most of you don’t

Igniting the Fire

Parenting

Our children are wondrous creatures capable of levels of brilliance that we thought never possible. Their abilities leave us in

Frozen Carrots!

Parenting

It’s been proven, I’M officially melting. I think I just felt my baby legs melt away. What is happening to this country of ours, it...

Enough Parent?

Parenting

We are halfway through the holidays and I am still holding strong, a little crumpled around the edges but sanity and good humour

A Sick Baby..

Parenting

Woke up to a throbbing pain in my head. How did that happen?...I feel so hot, has the air conditioning gone belly up, have we moved

Perfect Parents?

Parenting

With the New Year holidays amongst us, our roles as parents will surely be tested. Yes we sigh in relief at the break from school

Separated..

Parenting

We all expect to grow up and have fairytale endings, being married to the love of your life surrounded by beautiful bouncy children.

Child losing STEAM

Parenting

Dear readers, please in no way be alarmed, I am not in “Asian tiger mum” mode pushing my child disregarding her physical an...

Sugar Baby

Parenting

Life is not alright in my little baby world full of fluffy teddy bears and powder puffs. I am vexed no wait I’m more frustrated.....

Happiness is...

Parenting

Nestled comfortably in my lap my youngest looks busy at my desk, curls bobbing tenderly, fingers lightly tapping the keyboard, all in m...

Hiding from the Attention Seekers

Parenting

Bringing up my babies and constantly being at their beck and call, I would wistfully take comfort in the fact that as they 

March Madness

Parenting

‘Woah’, have I been sucking on my dummy way too long, WHERE AM I?...First we were all packing up for a little trip in the&n...

Leaking Bed?

Parenting

Bringing up children is not a lazy afternoon walk in the park. Consider adding an obstacle course with man-eating crocodiles to your

Mummy Travels - Crafts & Tales

Parenting

As Albert Einstein quite famously said “Creativity is intelligence, having fun”!, Children

Who let “the Parents” out!

Parenting

I heard them whispering, the secret looks and mischievous WhatsApp messages buzzing back and forth as their mobiles binged to

I'm not bad, I'm just MAD!

Parenting

When asked "Why did you hit your sister?” or “Why did you tear up your nice drawing?” 

The ties that bind

Parenting

Until I was five years old I spent vast amounts of time with my grandparents. Looking back to me it was a magical time spent, I would

Who stole Teddy?

Parenting

It's 3 in the morning and woke up to hear a buzzing in my cot. What is that I ask myself.. OH NO…a pesky mosquito has infilt...