Friday, 13 January, 2017 - 15:25
We're not sure if it helps your mood to be told that it’s officially the Most Miserable Day of the Year. This grim title is attached to the third Monday in January. Why this particular Monday out of the 52 other less than magnificent Mondays we have to face throughout the year?
Wednesday, 11 January, 2017 - 09:07
Most people are big for May and June and some might even pine wistfully for the mists and mellow fruitfulness routine of September, but we are strong in defence of the first four weeks of the year.
Here’s why –
Friday, 6 January, 2017 - 12:39
Resolutions, they say, are like rules and hearts - made to be broken. But a good resolution is the perfect sort of promise. You feel great when you deliver on it, but only you know if you don’t come up to the mark.
Here’s a few key resolutions for mums and dads of toddlers –
Wednesday, 28 December, 2016 - 15:13
Bitrex is an international product. It helps to keep children safe in over 60 countries worldwide, which means we get lots of exotic Christmas cards with greetings in many different tongues. We can cover happy Christmas in most of the standard European languages:
Sunday, 25 December, 2016 - 15:19
House full of relatives, music, lights, alcoholic refreshments, party poppers, all generations present - what could be a more complete Christmas? And what could possibly go wrong?
Wednesday, 21 December, 2016 - 16:51
Here’s a test. When you get in your car and your partner’s has been last to drive the car, do you:
Friday, 16 December, 2016 - 14:39
There’s 12 days, 2 calling birds, 3 wise men and a similar number of ships sailing by, 5 gold rings and 25 doors in an advent calendar. These are some of the numbers associated with Christmas.
Tuesday, 6 December, 2016 - 16:39
‘How could that happen?’ is always the post-shock question. And often it’s not because the parents didn’t store the substance properly. We all know about high shelves, locking cupboards. But we also know that in the happy chaos of the family home it is difficult to be vigilant at all times. Even the best eyes in the back of the head have to blink occasionally.
Monday, 28 November, 2016 - 15:13
Irritability, low concentration, difficulty reading, difficulty speaking, poor judgement. Any ideas so far?
OK. Let me add a few more symptoms.
Friday, 18 November, 2016 - 15:50
Keeping an eye of toddlers is easier said than done. Most parents have their own particular tricks for keeping their well-worn back-of- the-head eyes open. You know the signs. When it all goes quiet you know there’s something wrong.