Honey’s off with the Second South Islington Brownies to District Camp tomorrow evening Read more
Well, I’ve just come back from 5 days in Paris with two of my children, the 10 year old and the 8 year old, and here is my list of dos and don’ts Read more
This picture really makes me laugh. A friend of mine put it on Twitter but I couldn’t resist putting it on my blog. It just cements Read more
So, we marched along to the Zoo to check out the new Tiger exhibit. It is pretty spectacular. And I think it shows a clear policy change. Read more
Frank Furedi put me straight today on Five Live. You can ‘talk about literature’ with your children, but don’t spend long hours reading to them. Read more
Here we all are in India. Here is what Lucien, 8, thinks of it.
Top ten Tips, well eight actually: Read more
Of course as an ‘active feminist’ (thanks, Carla Bruni) I want my four children, the girls as well as the boys, to learn about what work actually entails. Read more
At 7.30 am, in Lego heaven, basically, AND a Chelsea strip. for his birthday. Thanks to his lovely godparents Laura and Adam.
Christmas is a time for families. What it is not, in my experience, is a time for families at home. Read more
I would say, er no…as evidence here is Honey plus friend, making Christmas decorations from a leftover box which I found from last year. Look how delighted and happy they seem! Read more