So You’re Too Cool for Kids’ Bedtime Routines?

I like to put people into two boxes. The ones naturally tending towards routines, aka control freaks, and the ones who don’t…let’s just call them *ahem* slackers. Not sure about you, but I’m a thrill seeker (that is code for slacker here). I want the cliffhanger and the unknown. Structure, routine? Nah, I’m good…And yes, it’s me, the woman who demands a solid bedtime routine for our children. A bedtime routine. This is where it all ends. …

How Barbie Corrupts Our Daughters’ Career Aspirations

It’s time to show her the door… March 8 is International Women’s Day and we should mark the occasion by untying the knot with Barbie. This doll has been making an effort lately, morphing into rebranded body types and skin tones, but she’s still a poor influence on our daughters’ aspirations. Barbie sales have slumped in recent years. Do girls today know something we didn’t? Let’s take a closer look. Back in the day, all my friends …

Clock Change Personalities: Will You Be The Freestyle Family Or All About Routine?

“What do you mean, clock change? It is no big deal for our kids.”

“I adjusted the time of all meals, naps, bath time, bedtime, etc., over the course of a few days. I found it worked really well.”

Parents clearly have differing views on the matter of changing clocks, which is going to happen on 25th October 2015 at 2AM. Yesterday’s 8pm will be the new 7pm.

Things I Wish I Had Known Last Summer

Note to past self by the pool edge: I know what you’re thinking. You’re annoyed because there’s no way you’ll be able to enjoy this holiday with the toddlers in tow. At least not properly. Like you used to, before you decided to unleash them into the world…

Is this a good habit or what?!

Free wall chart alert! Have you ever thought about how easy it would be to have a wall chart with visual cues for each step in your kids’ bedtime routine? No? Well, you could try this and see if you are still repeating yourself as often…