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7 Questions Parents Ask When Watching Blaze and the Monster Machines

Questions Parents Ask When Watching Blaze and the Monster Machines

Aside from the theme tunes, life lessons and 10-15 minutes of silence that tends to accompany them, the thing I love most about kids’ TV shows like Fireman Sam, PAW Patrol and Blaze and the Monster Machines are the questions they throw up.

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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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