Category Archives: Real Parenting

Blog of the Week: 7 Ways of Dealing With Not Being the Favorite Parent

Ever had to handle being the lesser loved parent? It happens to us all at some stage so why not prepare yourself with this handy tongue-in-cheek guide from Coolkidzcooltrips? It’s our Blog of the Week this week – enjoy! ******************************************************************************* … Continue reading

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Kidz Rule Day 4: Step away from the computer!

All this week the kids are taking over the Netmums Blog. We’ve given your little darlings free reign to tell us about how embarrassing their Mums really are and how we’re going about parenting all wrong. Today Kate’s son from  … Continue reading

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Parents’ Week – Time to Make a Moment – Guest blog by Saira Khan

This week is Parents’ Week and the theme is ‘Make a Moment’. Saira Khan, TV presenter, entrepreneur and mother of two, writes about what this means for her and how she finds time in between her busy work schedule to … Continue reading

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‘Love Bombing’ Guest blog by Oliver James

Today’s blog is from clinical psychologist and acclaimed author of several parenting books – Oliver James.  He writes about his new book ‘Love Bombing’ and how parents can help their child overcome emotional difficulties. We have ten copies of the … Continue reading

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Team Netmums – Wonder(web) Women

Mums – they are fab aren’t they? They can just do all those things that only mums can do like run up a pair of curtains, whip up a Victoria sponge, make a pot of Gooseberry jam , deftly arrange … Continue reading

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Politically Incorrect Parenting – Nigel Latta

Today’s guest blog is from Nigel Latta – author of a new book called Politically Incorrect Parenting. He writes about his own experiences as a dad and how he soon gave up trying to be a modern parent and how … Continue reading

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Team Netmums – surely we are unforgettable?

First it was Posh Spice who went on the school run only to realise half way there that she had forgotten Brooklyn and this week the Camerons have hit the headlines with the news that they left their 8 yr … Continue reading

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Team Netmums Blog – Pesky Pregnancy Hormones

One of the threads we loved reading in the Netmums coffeehouse this week was this one where mums shared all the things that had reduced them to a blubbering wreck whilst they were pregnant. Team Netmums nodded in recognition as we … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week – 5 things a good mother wouldn’t do

This post by LondiniMum caught our eye this week, making us laugh out loud and nod our head in agreement. It’s not all bunting and cupcakes at our house either! So tell us – have you ever been guilty of … Continue reading

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Team Netmums Blog. I swear my child will never….

This week’s Team Netmum’s Blog is inspired by this thread on the site about the promises you make when pregnant about the way you will bring up your child.  It is so easy to make wild vows or think about … Continue reading

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