Flying with toddlers: your insanity-proof guide

We’ve just got back from San Francisco, Oregon and Utah. It was magnificent. Do you


Five books…to help with starting school

Thanks to commenter Rachel for this suggestion! Right, we’re on the countdown now, aren’t we?


Good neighbours

That’s when good neeeeeighbours! Become! Goooooood frieeeeeeends! [saxophone] Come on, as if you weren’t singing

soul food and sanity savers

Five books…with jaw-dropping illustrations

I always think books for preschoolers have an extremely sensible ratio of words to pictures.


Notes from the trenches: 6

Every full-time parent of small children needs a place to vent. Vaguely, you remember a



  • How do you love exercise? Because I do not lovehellip
  • Weve done anniversaries here birthdays here New Years Eves wherehellip
  • Each of them managed to give themselves a head bumphellip
  • Magenta as hell and not gonna take it anymore thesehellip
  • Twenty minutes I said once we got in from Fridayhellip
  • This cots held all three of our babies I amhellip
  • Well we have a broken boiler on a freezing dayhellip
  • I forgot to brush my teeth gag but we DIDhellip
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