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Tag: Domestic life

Who watches the kids?

We’re back!  After more than two months silence, we dragged out the microphones and recorded an episode, picking up exactly from where we left off.  Today’s topic of discussion: Who watches the kids when Mom and Dad have to selfishly turn away for a moment to answer a phone, or go to work, or visit a sick relative in hospital?…

Alone Time

Better late than never, here is the eleventh episode of the Now Look Here! parenting podcast.  After a long, sticky, but all round peaceful Easter weekend, we return to discuss the never ending struggle to find some alone time for yourself. Specifically, we talk about how we manage it, how other parents seem to do it, and why it’s so important (spoiler:…

Boundaries and Priorities

This week we take on the thorny problem of the boundaries that we need to build to protect our family lives.  Getting the other adults in your life to take your kids seriously can be hard.  Not the children themselves, as individual human beings, but their needs and the responsibilities they give you as parents.  Popular film and TV like to…

Infested: Dealing with head lice

Head lice. Yuck, right? But there are a few things we want you to know about these little parasites:  They’re far more common than you think, you could be infested without realising it and they present absolutely no health risk at all.  But, they’re undeniably gross.  So what do you do when your kids come home with lice in their…

On having five kids

Welcome to the third episode of the Now Look Here podcast, in which your hosts reveal themselves to be the parents of five kids, even though they are not Catholic, do know about contraception and do have other ways to entertain themselves! Having five kids is hard, but it has its benefits.  All those cute little smiles around the breakfast…

The name is Bond. Domestic Bond.

With the recent release of the Bond film, “Spectre” in cinemas, we took the opportunity to discuss James Bond films in general, and Daniel Craig in particular. Specifically, we exploited our limited knowledge of the franchise to analyse whether or not James Bond would be any good in the real world, with toddlers and a mortgage. We also have a…