I read this article recently about tongue tie and the delays parents experience in getting treatment for their child. I’ve seen a lot of articles about it recently.  I’ve put off writing about this because it still feels so close and raw at times, but it is important.[…]

A few days ago, I wrote a post in response to an article about raising girls – an article which was, essentially, complete tosh in my opinion. Well, guess what? The same publication has come out with this gem and I find it even more ridiculous. It’s just[…]

A couple of days ago, I read an article about raising girls “9 Things I Wish I’d Known About Raising  a Girl“.  I was interested in reading it, wondering if I would find any of the surprises I’ve found in raising a daughter that has been different to[…]

Turbo power for women   This was the strapline for a vacuum cleaner in the 1950s. Of course, such blatant sexism wouldn’t happen in advertising these days would it? Hmn. Except of course that the majority of adverts promoting anything to do with housework are aimed at women[…]

You may or may not have heard that the The Sun “newspaper” is planning on sending out around 22 million free newspapers on Thursday. Your local postie will deliver your copy direct to your door. How thoughtful. If you live in a Liverpool postcode area you won’t get one[…]

Bean rang me from his holiday in Norfolk the other night to tell me what he’d been up to. Plum is enjoying her holiday and doesn’t seem to be missing us at all. I’m glad she’s having fun. In the midst of all the excited tales of treasure[…]