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Conquering Mount Snowdon (with kids in tow)

A couple of months ago we decided to climb Mount Snowdon. Ourย kids are 11 and almost 8, they both have been doing rock climbing and bouldering for several years. It was time to take them up a real mountain. MrB booked a cottage just…

Tuesday, 1 November 2016
ocr parenting

Mini Mudder

Just photos today. We dragged the kids through mud last weekend. Meaning they took part of Mini Mudder (junior version of Tough Mudder). It was a great sunny day out and even though it was a LOT muddier than advertised and one of the…

Saturday, 1 October 2016
parenting

Rage against the machine aka parenting in London

I’ve been a bit (more than usual) ragey against the machine lately. The machine that is the school system(s) and society and the world in general that we live in. My 7-year old’s teachers say that some parents have asked for more homework for…

Friday, 12 February 2016
daily life parenting

Adulthood

Just the other day, barely back from holidays, as soon as I opened the door after work the boys ran up to me and started bombarding me with various requests: Can you set up my YouTube account? When can we film my first video?…

Thursday, 7 January 2016
daily life fitness parenting who am I

Love the way you sweat

On Monday night we had this year’s first parent/teacher meeting with my 6-yr old’s teacher. As we were waiting outside the classroom, we looked through his school work so far – his accounts of school holidays and weekends are always the same – he…

Wednesday, 14 October 2015
blogging daily life parenting who am I

Not Batman

Itโ€™s so hard to get back into blogging after a long summer holiday, especially now that the kids are back at school and life’s super freaking busy again. My kids are way past the age where parenting them just means to feed them and…

Monday, 14 September 2015
london parenting

KidZania London

There is a new town in town. It’s called KidZania, it’s located in Shepherd’s Bush and it’s only for the use of children. I took my boys there last week and they had a blast. In case you haven’t taken your offspring there yet,…

Sunday, 26 July 2015
fitness parenting

Give kids a chance

I have a vivid memory from probably 10thย grade โ€“ a friend of mine who was in the track and field team had a few bring-a-friend days and she invited me to some training sessions. My only experience with exercise had been from PE classes…

Monday, 15 June 2015