Should schools enforce the daily mile?

Have you heard of the daily mile? Perhaps your children already take part in it at school? Do you think it should be enforced in all schools? For those of you who don’t know, the daily mile encourages children to run or jog at their own pace for a full 15 minutes every day. A lot of schools have already signed up to the initiative, and I think it’s a great idea. This kind of follows on from yesterdays blog post, The Reality of Raising an Indoor Generation. More and more children are spending less time outdoors than ever before. That’s… [Read More]

Daily stresses every parent of toddlers face

Every parent says that being a parent is the hardest, yet most rewarding job you can ever do. I totally agree with this! Every day parents across the world experience daily battles and stressful situations with their children, regardless of how old they are. My twins are three years old and here are a few of the daily stresses and battles we go through: Having breakfast From the moment they wake up (which is far too early for my liking!), they’re ready to play. Getting them to the breakfast table can take anything from a few minutes on a good… [Read More]

My Big Mouth – IVF Pioneers Death

Image courtesy of imagerymajestic/freedigitalphotos.net *Makes an angry noise* I was half way through writing an update post about our week but after reading the following article I had to stop, put down my online pen and start a new post about this article I read today: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2309037/I-wish-IVF-invented-Its-brought-joy-But-scientist-IVF-dies-Samantha-Brick-says-given-heartache-.html Samantha Brick has been in and out of the papers for some time now and like marmite I guess you either love her or hate her. No guesses which of these two camps I fall into, although the word hate is a strong word. Anyway, having taken a little time and looked at… [Read More]