With my workload increasing, this autumn it was time to say goodbye to my parenting column in my local paper, The Oxford Times, after nearly two years. Here’s my final column – on the joys of mushrooming.
For my October column I wrote about the Orinoco Scrapstore and how a new life has dawned…a Frozen life.
For the September column, I covered two fun ways to kayak in Oxfordshire, as well as the wonderful charity Level Water, which teaches children with disabilities to swim for free.
In my August family column I wrote about the joys of punting and tried out a Little Kickers class.
For the June issue, a column about the life lessons I hope my children will learn which took me too long, and a rather disastrous first trip to the ballet for my daughter
In the past 24 hours alone, my children have asked me questions including: “What is bone made of?”, “What do octopuses do?”, “Why is the sky blue?” and “What is the sound barrier?” To my shame, I find it hard to answer such questions – but luckily there’s a new children’s class which bridges the […]
In this month’s column I wrote about the way children learn from YouTube.
It was a bit like One Born Every Minute, except in a barn filled with people and without all the screaming.
In my February column: my feminist guilt over how my daughter’s ballet lessons melt my heart; and how to hold onto precious memories of your children’s early years.
Author photographs: Nina Hollington ThemeShopy