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FIVE REASONS WE STILL NEED INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

By March 7, 2017 KID WRANGLING
ONE FROM THE LADYLAND ARCHIVES…

Today is International Women’s Day, so we Ladylanders will be celebrating with a long child-free lunch, thanks to crazy feminist ideas like having partners that share childcare, being allowed to drink wine and using our own money to buy it.

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WHAT DO YOU CALL YOUR DAUGHTER’S VAGINA?

By March 5, 2017 KID WRANGLING

When you find out you have a daughter, there’s a thought that comes to you somewhere between ‘Cute shoes!’ and ‘She’s going to learn self-defence’ which is that this small person has two decades of minefields to cross to become the resilient, happy woman you want her to be.

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7 THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS INDOORS

By January 13, 2017 KID WRANGLING

When it’s freezing out side, or raining, or dark at 4pm, I often find myself with a genuine dislike for the outdoors and two hyperactive children. This is when I call in the power of a rebrand. It works on adults all the time – show them a sunny Peckham carpark and tell them it’s a ‘beer garden’, it will be full of happy hipsters before you can say ‘artisanal cider’ – I use the same techinique on my kids.

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TURN A TOILET ROLL INTO A REINDEER – DIY VIDEO

By December 22, 2016 CRAFT, KID WRANGLING

This little DIY was actually the first EVER post on Ladyland, three years ago. I’ve done a little redo of it with my glamorous assistant, Frida because it’s really fun for the littlies to get involved and it costs zero money..

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MAKE AN AUTUMN LEAF CROWN – USING JUST LEAVES

By November 15, 2016 CRAFT, KID WRANGLING

The other day I made some of these in the park with fellow Ladylander Celia. We got really into it… no idea where our kids were, but we were having fun like a couple of bushcraft nerds.

These are so simple because all you need is LEAVES!… that’s it.

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