by Leonid Mamchenkov As all of us know, parenting is a full time job and comes with no days off. So it’s important for grownups to keep their stress levels under control. An let’s face it a relaxed parent is the best kind there is – happier, more content and
The days of playing outside until the street lights came on are a thing of the past. Crafting imaginary toys from newspaper and crowns from dandelions simply doesn’t happen anymore. The explosion of electronic devices, video games and TVs and laptops in every room is robbing an entire generation
A kid friendly bathroom is beneficial in a number of ways. First of all, it stops your kids from hurting themselves in the bathroom. Secondly, it’s makes it a far more welcoming place for them to be! Here’s how you can create a kid friendly bathroom: Make Sure Your
Guest Post from Carly Rogers of Bodnant Welsh Food There comes a time in every child’s life when they become interested in cooking, whether it’s just putting some bread in the toaster or wondering how to make a roast dinner. However, the kitchen can sometimes be a dangerous, which
This year I hosted the inaugural Granddaughter Tea at the Strange house. I think I’ve now established a new tradition. For the past 44 years, I’ve dealt successfully (I think) with newborn, toddler, pre-adolescent, teen, college-age, and adult males. Now five adorable new challenges are in my life— granddaughters!
Looking back I sometimes thing that I was lucky growing up when I did, I see the effects modern woes can have on children, the restrictions they face, the hurdles they have to jump and the fear of the future. Things, I don’t really remember worrying about as a
Travelling with a baby can be a harder job than being a parent if you are not organised. If you want to travel freely and with a calm mind, there are loads of thing to consider before you think about walking out that door. Oh, and please don’t forget