whoever you want to be…

Terrible Twos

This will be our last regular blog post for the foreseeable future and you may hear a bit less from us on Twitter. It’s been liberating to write down thoughts … Continue reading

January 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

Presents of mind

If you’re reading our blog, you know as well as us that products that are marketed to kids are frequently trying to put them into pink and blue straitjackets. Lots … Continue reading

December 15, 2012 · 4 Comments

Are you a people person?

For me, words are a form of action, capable of influencing change. Their articulation represents a complete, lived experience  – Ingrid Bengis Words.  Dontcha just love ‘em?  But sometimes the … Continue reading

November 14, 2012 · 9 Comments

Never too young to learn

Ah school, the best days of your life. Our 4-year-old has just started school. Here’s a typical conversation when she gets picked up at the end of the day: Parent: … Continue reading

October 14, 2012

I can’t tonight, I’m washing my hair

When we went to an open day at our daughter’s new school, the teacher giving us the tour told us what after school clubs were available. Girls’ football was one … Continue reading

September 13, 2012 · 7 Comments

A league of their own

We love films. Before we had kids we used have a weekly cinema club a bit like a book club. We’d go with the same group of friends every Monday … Continue reading

August 14, 2012 · 1 Comment

The princess and taking the pee

Do you tweet?  When we became parents, we found it a quick way to read about interesting parenting ideas, really briefly, because we didn’t actually have time to sit down … Continue reading

July 4, 2012 · 9 Comments
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