The new school – feeling tired
Sep27

The new school – feeling tired

It’s pretty much the thing you hear parents say more than anything: ‘He’s really tired… ‘ ‘She’s just SO TIRED’. It might be true or it might just be an excuse for a bad behaviour, but how often do you hear it? How often have you said it? Kids are tired after nursery. Tired after playgroup. Tired after school. My kids? NEVER TIRED. They have always gone to bed late. They were all in...

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Tired
Dec29

Tired

Over the last few days I’ve experienced something I’m not used to. I’ve been tired. Sorry to be really annoying, but I genuinely don’t get tired normally. I get a bit stressed and overwhelmed by the demands of being a mum, but that’s not the same thing as being tired. Every day I go to bed about 12 and get up at 6 and I am absolutely fine with that.But in recent days all that has changed. At times,...

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The tiredness myth
Dec09

The tiredness myth

Today I’m going to be a bit controversial. Possibly I may p*ss a few people off. But I strongly believe it, so I’m just going to put it out there. I don’t believe in the whole tiredness myth. There, I said it. Kids get tired for sure. So do adults. But tiredness should never be an excuse for bad behaviour. Bad behaviour is bad behaviour and should be punished. If your kids are tired and it is causing them to behave...

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