Following on from last Sunday's howling success (or maybe just 'howling') we decided to do No Screen Sunday again yesterday. Here's nine tips from the day about what worked and what didn't: Getting up early for Junior Park Run - great idea. Dozy parents failing to notice that the junior park runner, having eaten her early breakfast … Continue reading No Screen Sunday – take 2
“No Screen Sunday” – with plenty of screams
Following on from last week's rant about Cbeebies taking over my house, and having had a lazy afternoon with a DVD on Saturday, I decided - in true evil despot style, with no consultation - that yesterday was going to be No Screen Sunday. The TV was turned off, tablets and phones were put away and … Continue reading “No Screen Sunday” – with plenty of screams
A world without Cbeebies?
So the BBC are considering cutting several channels, including Cbeebies. I found out about this yesterday morning from a petition on Facebook, which, when I looked again later that day had already gathered 60,0000 signatures from outraged parents. Cbeebies has played a massive role in my family's life over the last decade. I'm a bit behind the … Continue reading A world without Cbeebies?
Today I’ve been watching 3YO go cold turkey. It’s been pretty ugly.
Before you start worrying what Class A drugs I’ve let her dabble with, let me just clarify that her addiction is to something entirely legal and available from numerous reputable organisations – including the BBC. Yes, our perfectly legal fix is kids telly. Not only is it legal, it’s available round the clock on numerous … Continue reading Today I’ve been watching 3YO go cold turkey. It’s been pretty ugly.