I feel very fortunate to have two sets of grandparents around, and with two young kids, it can be easy to take them for granted.   Any help with childcare is a blessing and I love…

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I’ve met people over the years who tell me they don’t dance.  It makes me a bit sad.  Keep on dancing is one of my mantras for life.  For one, our bodies need to move…

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This morning I spoke on BBC Radio about the smacking ban in Scotland.  Personally, I think a smacking ban is a step too far and could lead to extra pressure on parents who are merely…

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Last week, on the lead up to Bonnie’s sports day, we were kindly sent a book all about the famous Ziggy, the main character from a series of road safety story books aimed at nursery and…

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In chapter 5 of my book, I write about a hotel called The Bonham.  Edinburgh’s first ever boutique hotel, which for years was dubbed ‘the coolest hotel in the city’.  I worked there for 7…

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