A few weeks ago I set myself a positive parenting challenge after becoming tired of being too negative and shouty with my kids. I was going to use more positive language, focus on clearly telling them what they should be doing rather than what they shouldn’t be doing and generally stop barking orders at them. I […]Read More Positive Parenting Challenge Part 2
LET’S GET READY TO RUMBLE!!! Good evening ladies and gentlemen! Welcome to tonight’s boxing match which promises to be a genuine a classic. In the red corner, weighing in at approximately 60 pounds, aged 8 and the self-proclaimed champion of the world – it’s ‘I have an answer for everything and it’s the opposite of […]Read More Help! I think my kids hate each other
I love my kids Honestly. I’m not just saying that in case they might end up reading this one day. They rank highly on list of greatest achievements. There are some a lot of times they drive me absolutely nuts. But as their dad, I am allowed to say this. I have banked a considerable […]Read More You don’t get to criticise my kids
It’s a weekday morning and I need to drop two of our kids off at their breakfast club before catching a train to work. Five minutes before departure our 7-year-old isn’t even dressed and won’t look can’t find any clean pants. Our 3-year-old is sulking under the kitchen table because her breakfast is in a […]Read More Argh! My kids won’t listen!