Victoria, Albert and the Christmas Tree

30th October 2016 Little Tigers 0

Christmas trees became fashionable in December 1848, after the London News printed a woodcut illustration of Queen Victoria, Prince Albert, five of their children and a Governess gathered around a tree at Windsor Castle. Victoria […]

The Tiredness Competition

17th August 2016 Little Tigers 0

As relatively new parents, my partner and I sometimes engage in that activity so popular with people with very small children: The Tiredness Competition. It’s a well-known fact that out with the baby comes an […]

It’s in the (Party) BAG!

25th July 2016 Little Tigers 0

At the end of a child’s birthday party it is customary to send the small guests off with a party bag containing a piece of cake and some little gifts or sweets. But are party […]

The Tiny Typist Gets Busy

21st June 2016 Little Tigers 0

There are many advantages of working at home. I can make phone calls in my pyjamas, I can have the washing machine going while I’m doing emails, I can go for coffee when I should […]

What To Do About Pocket Money?

17th June 2016 Little Tigers 0

Pocket money is a source of some confusion for parents. Should we give our children pocket money? When should we start? Should it be given in exchange for household chores, or just handed over? A […]

Star(chart)s in Their Eyes

14th June 2016 Little Tigers 0

I’m fairly sure I’ve overdone it on the star charts over the last few years – I just spotted my six-year-old son making an ‘Eat Your Breakfast All Up’ star chart for the brown fluffy […]

Little Sleepy Heads

17th May 2016 Little Tigers 0

I just went upstairs to look at the children. First the boy. He’s 6 and wants to grow up NOW. He’s sleeping hard, worn out after 13 hours of non-stop activity. He’s had bed hair […]

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