Tag Archives: 3-4 years

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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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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How do you get your sex life back on track after having a baby?

How do you get your sex life back on track after having a baby?

The internet forums differ, the posts are the same. Joe Dad and his partner used to have a great sex life, then they had a kid and everything changed. They presumed things would get back to normal in time, but they haven’t. So, Joe Dad is issuing a cry for help. Just how do you get your sex life back on track after having a baby?

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Father Hood’s guide to teaching a kid tennis

Father Hood's guide to teaching a kid tennis

Anyone for tennis? Yes, lots of mums and dads, actually. According to a recent survey conducted by sports insurance provider Insure4Sport, parents believe that tennis is the safest sport for kids to play. Having received many blows to the shin from my son’s racquet, I’m not sure I share this belief, but I do concur that tennis is a great sport to introduce your kid to.

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If Toddlers Could Text: Are we There Yet?

Newsflash. The latest entry in my funny text message series is pictured above. It’s all about toddler’s spending every second they are in the car asking questions around the ‘Are we there yet?’ theme. And it goes out to any parent who has undertaken a long car journey with a child aged between 3 and 6 in the last two years. You people are heroes. Heroes, I say. Until next time…

Are parents subconsciously sexist?

It started with a kiss. Not really. This week, the Bubster’s pre-school gymnastics class began with a light-hearted warm-up that included running around in a circle. As the kids were jogging into each other, I noticed something rather interesting. Namely: that my son was the only boy in the class of 14 three and four-year-olds, making the session 93% female and 7% male.

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