#EatLikeAPro with Beko

Getting young children to eat healthily is a battle that most parents are all-too-familiar with. In fact, according to recent research by Beko, a huge 50% of Brits have given up on trying to get their kids to eat five-a-day. The survey of 2,000 British parents also found that 41% had abandoned trying to getting kids ...

A thud on the doormat

Seven years ago today, I wrote a post about not feeling as young as I once did. It started with a magazine landing with a thud on the doormat. I've written a couple of other posts about age since then, but this one is the official sequel. There are a couple of reasons for this. It's ...

This is going to drive me bananas

My daughter is very much in the terrible twos stage at the moment. As all battle-scarred parents know, this term is something of a misnomer. It's definitely not confined to the 365 days that little ones spend as two-year-olds. It starts around about the 18-month mark, reaches its peak at roughly two and a half and ...

The inconstant gardener

It's amazing how having kids can cause you to put things off. Take our garden, for example. We've lived in our house for almost eight years and have only just started making it our own! Does it show that I'm not a natural gardener? That's not to say that we've been lazy or, indeed, that I'm blaming ...