What’s it like to be a single parent?

I was reading this post over at Not Supermum yesterday about the differences between single parenting and married/partnered-up parenting, and it got me thinking. I’ve always said on this blog that single parenting isn’t a competition. I’m not getting into a stupid “my life is harder than your life” debate… View Post

MAD Blog Awards Outstanding Blogger of the Year

As some of you may know, my company organises the MAD Blog Awards for UK parent blogs. It’s an increasingly big and complicated business – this year we received more than 60,000 nominations in three weeks for thousands of UK parent blogs, writing about everything from food to technology, politics… View Post

Daisy Chaining. It’s all our fault, apparently.

“Daisy chaining is a popular activity among kids today.”  It’s not every day someone says that, is it? So I was a little bit taken aback when Dr Tanya Byron told us about daisy chaining, as part of a keynote presentation at the Drinkaware Annual Conference last week, where I… View Post

Dear Movie Fan…

Here’s the thing: I LOVE films. There’s something magical to me about getting caught up in a story on film, especially in a darkened cinema, with the sound all around you, and nobody to interrupt you and break your concentration. TV box-sets are another guilty pleasure. I’m not picky when… View Post