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There's nothing wrong with being average

There’s nothing average about being average

How many of us have sat through assemblies where the announcement is made at the beginning: please hold your applause until the end because there are so many awards! Well, there might…

Parenting a kid with anxiety taught me to parent less

What raising a kid with anxiety taught me about parenting

“Happy children are all alike; every unhappy child is unhappy in its own way.” With respect to Mr Tolstoy, I can’t think of a better way to summarise why it’s so hard parenting a…

Parenting stages you never get over

You never get over some stages of parenting

Autumn of 2013. My eldest was nine years old, middle almost eight, youngest just turned six. All three were in primary school. We were allegedly smack-bang in the golden parenting stages. If…

Parental resilience - how to increase your ability to cope, so you can better help the kids

5 ways to build your parental resilience

Resilience is a hot topic, almost always in the context of our children. But what about parental resilience? It makes sense that resilient parents have a better chance of raising resilient kids.…

Work from home mum hacks for hollidays and beyond

33 work from home mum hacks for when the kids are around

Aaaaaaargh! Can you hear me screaming in frustration after being interrupted or the eleventy-billionth time this morning? I can’t blame the kids – it’s just as frustrating for them to be at…

Mumlyfe shares useful stories to help you raise nice kids and feel good about yourself too.