The Cityparents Blog

James's blog: We are all superheroes

Date 22nd Oct 2018 Comments 0 Comments

A few weeks ago I was walking my daughter to school when someone stuck in the voluminous local traffic wound down their window to shout something to us. At the time, my daughter was on my shoulders a... 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

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

Freddy's blog: Chocolate

Date 4th Apr 2018 Comments 0 Comments

Chocolate is not a special treat. Why? Because special things and treats are what we really want. We all know we shouldn’t have too much chocolate, especiall... Read More

James's blog: Lessons learnt

Date 7th Feb 2018 Comments 3 Comments

In September my four-year old daughter started full-time school.  While our focus for the past five months has been supporting her learning in this new environment, with the first term now behi... Read More

James's blog: Only child syndrome

Date 1st Nov 2017 Comments 2 Comments

There has been quite a bit in the press recently about the growing number of one child families. My wife and I both have siblings – my wife is the older of two sisters and I have an older siste... Read More

Freddy's blog: For the shy kids

Date 10th Oct 2017 Comments 1 Comments

The temptation to fix things is strong. Especially for a man, because it's well-known that our response to a problem, particularly one raised by a woman close to us, is to offer an immediate and ... Read More

Freddy's blog: A run of bad form

Date 4th Jul 2017 Comments 0 Comments

When I was 13 years old I had a run of bad form at school. First I got in trouble for insulting my French teacher’s fur coat. She was a Russian woman called Madame Filipovna. A very mean and un... Read More
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