Category: Parenting (page 3 of 6)

Kids’ parties: gift buying on a budget

My eldest started school in September; her new Monday to Friday parallel dimension has opened up a whole new world for us including a steady stream of birthday party invites. I’m not complaining as it’s lovely that her new buddies want her to be there for the celebration, but whoa there.. it’s easy to get […]

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My Day In Food #1: Dave Smith

MY DAY IN FOOD Family life through the gastronomical glue that holds it together Welcome to the first of a brand new regular feature, My Day in Food! Food is such a staple of family life – full of traditions both old and new, mealtimes are a time for families to bond and regroup, not to […]

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365 iPhone project

We’re so excited to launch The Curve’s group 365 iPhone project! I’m running my own 365 iPhone project over on my photography blog, but seeing as everyone seemed to really enjoy the group photography project we ran over the summer on The Curve’s Facebook page, I decided to open up this project to the Curve […]

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What age is it best to photograph your baby or child?

We all love taking pictures of our kids, but sometimes it’s really nice to get someone else to take them for us. This even applies to us photographers, possibly even more so, as we’re ALWAYS on the other side of the camera. I have lots of lovely pictures of my own kids, but I’m very rarely, if […]

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Photography 52 Project: week 21/52 {Frank}

52 Project – a photo a week, every week, of each of my two lads HUEY We had a very special visitor this week in the shape of Frank. He is our good friends Emma and Pete’s lad and could not be any more ace. He’s super chilled, always smiling, happy and babbling, gives the best […]

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Photography 52 Project: week 20/52 {chilling}

52 Project – a photo a week, every week, of each of my two lads HUEY A quiet week this last week, the last few weeks have been crazy busy and our feet have barely touched the ground, but this week we have pretty much just hunkered down at home and regrouped. I took advantage of a […]

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Photography 52 Project: week 19/52 {the Inland Sea}

52 Project – a photo a week, every week, of each of my two lads JOE The Inland Sea is pretty much my favourite part of Anglesey. There’s something so serene and magical about it and it always gives me goosebumps to walk around it or get in it. It’s brill for crabbing so we spent […]

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My first solo parent holiday abroad: Mission Impossible?

I was over the moon when LA got in touch about writing a guest post for us on solo holidaying with the kids. As a past solo parent myself, this was particularly interesting to me, and I feel strongly about there being support and resources geared towards it, as so many of us nowadays end […]

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The Virtual Shed: dad interview #2 – Ben Thorley

THE VIRTUAL SHED A space for potterings & musings of the modern Dad Welcome to the second instalment of our regular feature, The Virtual Shed! The time is gone where fathers sat on the sidelines of family life… most of today’s dads are fully involved and invested in their children and have a lot to say about raising kids and what […]

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Photography 52 Project: week 18/52 {lack of co-operation}

52 Project – a photo a week, every week, of each of my two lads HUEY It was an effort getting the pictures this week. Huey just looked at me like I was a total moron every time I tried to take a photo of him. JOE While I was crawling round on my hands and […]

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