The Cityparents Blog

Rosie's blog: Balance? What balance?

Date 15th Oct 2018 Comments 1 Comments

It is invariably the case that pride comes before a fall (I think) and I am no less guilty than the next person for having moments (albeit quiet ones, mostly) of self-congratulation which inevitably ... Read More

Freddy's blog: The second coming

Date 17th Sep 2018 Comments 0 Comments

The second time definitely feels different. My wife and I are just under two months away from the birth of our second daughter. Our first is coming up for 3 and a half and is looking forward to welco... Read More

Addy's blog: Over planning ahead?

Date 28th Aug 2018 Comments 0 Comments

So this blog started last week whilst on holiday in the south of France but the story started two years ago when we started planning the trip. Three couples, three countries and six kids between us s... Read More

Marva's blog: New Girl

Date 21st Aug 2018 Comments 0 Comments

It can be a bit of a weird one, can’t it, making meaningful new friendships as an adult?  I mean, brand new friendships, with other adults with whom you genuinely have things in common and... Read More

Hayley's blog: Are they naughty?

Date 7th Aug 2018 Comments 1 Comments

"I attended a Cityparents seminar a few weeks ago, ran by mother and parenting expert Sarah Ockwell-Smith. The topic was “Understanding Naughty.” My son is almost 2 and a half - if I... Read More

Lawrence's blog: The Roomba...

Date 31st Jul 2018 Comments 1 Comments

Like many, by the time our children are all in bed our house looks like a complete bombsite. From the barrage of toys that despite best efforts cannot be contained to one room and are spread througho... Read More

James's blog: Progression

Date 23rd Jul 2018 Comments 5 Comments

We have just returned from an early summer holiday in the UK.  As seems to be the norm for our family holidays, my wife and I took the opportunity of some downtime to reassess our lifestyles and... Read More

Rosie's blog: Back to normailty

Date 12th Jul 2018 Comments 3 Comments

Its scarcely seems like almost three months since my youngest son was discharged from hospital. I felt at the time as if my world had been turned upside down; indeed, all of our worlds had been turne... Read More

Kim's blog: Reflections

Date 6th Jul 2018 Comments 0 Comments

It’s my second to last ever Primary school summer fair today which means its nearly the end of term and time for melancholy reflections on how much the children have grown up and changed since ... Read More

Freddy's blog: Plans

Date 28th Jun 2018 Comments 0 Comments

I don’t like to make plans. My wife and I spent a lot of time talking about it in our early years. When we were single, she used to divide Friday night to Sunday night into seven time slots to ... Read More
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