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How to win ‘Gold’ in calm parenting

Last week I posted about how I was going to make 2012 the year I won an Olympic Gold in calm parenting. After hitting the roof about my son not sleeping (see the post No More [...]

Best on the box: Christmas films

From classics like Oliver Twist to fighting guinea-pigs and Gruffalo offspring. There are tons of films on the box to enjoy this Christmas. Here’s my pick of the best films on the box for children, parents [...]

Tis the season for fun and games

No Christmas Day is complete without a squabble and a tantrum over a board game (and that’s just the adults). So, last weekend, in the interest of research, Uncle, Aunt, Grandparents, parents and kids took part [...]

Diary of a ‘strike day’ parent

Calling all parents. What do you do when the teachers go on strike? I’ll tell you what we do. At mummyratesit HQ you fancy-dress-up, get out and about, lose a few teeth and demolish some seriously [...]

Review: vtech Kidizoom Plus

Ta da! Time for my first toy/prodcut review. Wanting to buy our four-year-old something with some staying power, we stumbled upon the vtech Kidizoom Plus camera. Six-months on and it has been put through its paces [...]

The wrong trousers

I need to get this off my chest... Today I forgot to send my son to school in his tracksuit bottoms. Don't worry, he is wearing trousers, just the wrong ones. This leisurewear fiasco has led [...]