Welcome back to another week of #CoolMumClub, following our week of rest from the link up we are back with a bang and looking forward to spreading the #coolmumclub love on what you ‘ve been up to at half term!
Milestones don’t come thick and fast as your children morph into small people, not like they did in the baby days anyway. I suppose you could count things like ‘The first time my daughter slammed a door in my face’ or ‘first time she wanted to walk a few steps ahead of me’, milestones which we are yet to reach, thank god. more “The tooth fairy; Modern day problems for an old school fairytale”
Margate, on the Kent coast, has always been on my radar. As a child we always holidays just down the road in Broadstairs, and although we never really spent beach days there, we would often visit Margate to see the big lights on the seafront and visit Dreamland if we were really lucky. more “#LoveMargate ; Dreamland, #GEEK2018 & Cinque Ports review”
As a parent, lack of sleep is often part of the job description. But broken nights and early starts aren’t forever. As the sleep fairies return (it does happen) does that mean that blissful slumber will return to the house once more? Often, it’s just not that simple. There are loads of reasons why you just might find yourself lying in the dark getting increasingly frustrated at the sound of silence, but your lack of being able to join the sleep party. more “When the kids are sleeping and you are awake #Insomnia #Icantgetnosleep”
It’s no secret that the school system in many countries is quite broken, leaving kids with very little motivation to participate in class, and especially outside of it. But still, they need to do their school work regularly and we, as parents, have the obligation to help them when it is too much for them to handle on their own. more “GUEST POST: How to Enjoy Studying: A Guide for Parents and Children”
As you already know, Tigs turns six in a few weeks and I’m planning a party for her at home. The theme she has requested is ‘Unicorn’, obvs, and I’m on the hunt for some little touches to make her party special. Just because you haven’t gone for a third party venue, doesn’t mean you have to lose those extra twinkly touches. After all you just saved a god damn fortune on hall hire… more “Create an epic digital party invitation with mini-epic + #discount + #giveaway”
As a parent, the excitement of your child’s birthday can be bittersweet. The shared joy in seeing their overwhelming impatience for the day to arrive, the memories of the moment your little one arrived on this earth, and seeing them enjoy their day as you spend it celebrating together. more “Kids birthday parties; Go big or go home?”
Good Morning, and happy shrove Tuesday! So whether you’re planning on cooking up some pancakes for breakfast, lunch or tea, I hope there are pancakes on the menu at some point today… more “Num Noms Pancake Day challenge 2018 #NumNomsPancakeDay”