• How to manage sibling jealousy on birthdays

    October 23, 2020Advice, Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Gifts, Parenting, Real life

    The big day has arrived, it’s your child’s birthday! The presents are wrapped and the party is planned but what about their siblings? When they’re really little, kids can have a hard time being patient, taking turns or accepting that today is not all about them because let’s face it, most of the time it is! 

    On birthdays, your other children may throw a tantrum, sulk or even refuse to participate. Don’t worry, you haven’t done …

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  • How parenthood changes relationships

    October 15, 2020Advice, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life

    About Zoe 

    Zoe Blaskey is a coach and the founder of Motherkind, a personal development platform for modern parents. Zoe has coached hundreds of parents of all backgrounds on how to navigate the huge challenges of modern parenthood. There is currently a two year waitlist to work with Zoe one on one. Zoe hosts The Motherkind Podcast which is the UK’s number one family podcast on iTunes and has been featured in Red, The Telegraph, Psychologies, …

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  • What is a Worry Monster? …And why does your child need one?

    October 1, 2020Advice, Gift Inspiration, Gifts, How to, Information, Parenting, Real life

    As we live in an unusually uncertain world, your child is likely feeling out of sorts and unsettled. With changes at school and limited social contact on top of everyday challenges like new terms, making friends or even trying a new food, our little ones have a lot on their minds. 

    Childhood Anxiety

    Anxiety is a normal feeling that all humans experience, think of it as our brain’s alarm system. When something feels wrong or …

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  • Adorable Names for Autumn Babies

    September 29, 2020Celebrations, Parenting, Real life

    Tuesday 22nd September marks the Autumn Equinox and the arrival of a new season. Autumn is the most popular time to have a baby, with birth rates rising every year from September to November. Studies have shown that babies born during this time often live longer, grow taller and have stronger bones than babies born in other months. So, celebrate the arrival of your new bundle of joy with a seasonal name that pays …

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  • Bringing home a new baby: what should you expect?

    September 4, 2020Advice, Information, Parenting, Real life

    No matter how many books you read or how much advice you hear, the day you bring your baby home will change your life in ways that you could never predict. Your capacity for love will stretch bigger than you ever imagined, but with this increase in emotion will come unexpected anxieties and new worries.

    It doesn’t matter if this is your 1st, 3rd or even your 8th baby, each newborn arrives with a brand new …

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  • Back to School: How to have a Happy Return

    August 31, 2020Advice, Parenting, Real life

    Given that many children won’t have been in school for six months, going back this September will be a huge transition – for us parents too. Especially for those like my own daughter Jessie, who is starting school for the first time. 

    So with the return to school planned for 3rd September how can we best prepare for a happy, confident and calm return?

    Tip 1: Help children prepare emotionally for going back.

    A big transition can …

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  • Back to School: What to expect in September

    August 27, 2020Information, Parenting, Real life

    September is coming and schools are reopening, but what will that look like this year?

    We know that this is a stressful time for everyone, especially for parents and your little ones.

    To make things easier, we are breaking down some of these new measures with some straightforward advice to help you to make sense of this ‘new normal’.

    For general information, the government has released guidelines for getting everyone back to school …

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  • Back to school: What to pack for the 1st Day!

    August 12, 2020Advice, How to, Parenting, Real life

    As schools prepare to reopen in September, it is more important than ever to feel prepared for your little one’s 1st day. Whether they are just starting at nursery or heading back to start big kid school, that 1st day will be a bit more difficult this year. 

    Before the big day comes, make sure you are familiar and comfortable with whatever your little one’s school or nursery have planned for the new term. Talk things …

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