Category Archives: Advice

Does my son’s bedtime routine need to be more flexible?

Does my son's bedtime routine need to be more flexible?

Partly because of the clocks going back, and partly because the day had involved tennis, climbing, a play date and more tennis, my son’s bedtime routine turned into one of *those* circuses earlier this week.

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Entertaining your kids at home – 3 more fun games

I haven’t done a “fun ideas for entertaining your kids at home” post for a while. But with the temperature dropping, the rain increasing and the evenings darkening, tonight seemed like a good time to revisit the Father-Hood.co.uk franchise that brought you parent-inspiring blogs like games for surviving rainy days, 5 more fun games for toddlers and 5 table games that’ll help you get through Christmas lunch.

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Does my kid watch too much TV?

Like most parents of small children, I have a love/hate relationship with television. Sometimes it’s my saviour and best friend. Other times it’s my tormentor and worst enemy. It’s also a medium that is guaranteed to get me whipped up into a question frenzy. Does my kid watch too much TV? YouTube – is it bad for kids? Is Fireman Sam sexist? Is Blaze a cheat because he gets a driver when none of the other cars do?

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