Alien on planet mum

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As I smile at another mum as we cross pram-pushing paths at the shops or catch the gaze of a fellow park-going mum with a hello on my lips before she casts her head to the ground, I’ve got to wonder … am I an alien on planet mum?

Are we so caught up in our own orbit that we can’t spare a simple smile or greeting? Continue reading


Playground politics

My Life & Other Plans post over at The Road Ahead Lifestyle website this week is all about negotiating playground politics.

It’s an area I’m still learning, so I’d love to hear from all you more seasoned parents out there on the do’s and don’ts of playground etiquette (if there is such a thing!).

I’d love if you went over and had a read and shared your experiences.