My Mum's Diary Features

Studying as a parent 

By Madeleine Thompson I started a Post Graduate course in September and last week was hand-in week. I refer to my course as ‘grown-up school’ for the benefit of my children who are very little and don’t have much grasp of the idea of adults studying things. I have been going to grown-up school for the past few months and…

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Swimming lessons with Puddle Ducks

By Natasha Pyke Being a parent of twins, I didn’t have as many opportunities as I’d have liked to take my boys George and Austin swimming as babies. My partner worked full time throughout my maternity leave and I was therefore unable to take them to swimming classes from birth, which is something I would have liked to do. They’re now…

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