friendship

Parenting

What to Do When Your Child Isn’t Invited

Birthday parties have changed since I was a kid. Back in the eighties there was no pinspiration, no jumping castles, pass the parcel ended in exactly one present and the cake was always courtesy of the Women’s Weekly cookbook (the swimming pool cake was popular). But one things remain the same: an invitation to a […]

Parenting

All The Ways Kids Benefit From Having A Best Friend

I grew up side-by-side with a best friend. We spent most of our afternoons wandering the wooded area in between our homes, making up games, and enjoying fits of laughter over little things. We weren’t always placed in the same classroom, but we always found each other the moment the recess bell sounded. As we […]