Where Should We Go from Here?

I am slowly coming to the end of “The Uninhabitable Earth” by David Wallace-Wells and my head is full of horror scenarios for the future of our planet. This book is really hard to digest, if that can ever truly happen, but I feel it is also such an important step to take. We need…

Disney, the Unlikely Dietitian

Kid 1 is at that annoying stage in childhood when he could, and would, listen to the same stories over and over and over again. The only things preventing him from listening to them 24/7 are the fact that there is no device to play his stories in his bedroom while he sleeps, and the…

Schools Should Say No to Sugar (take 2)

Schools Should Say No to Sugar is one of my most popular posts, and I am pleased to see that, as it shows that people are interested in the subject. So I had another read, and while I stand by everything I said in it, I now realise that it should probably go in a…

The Eternal Power Struggle: Kids vs Parents in the Supermarket

I promised a story about how I have been dealing with Kid 1 and his requests for sugary stuff. To begin with, any sort of request from his side started very late, compared to other kids, because I was simply not offering him anything sweet apart from fruit, I didn’t have anything in the house…