Twelve go mad in Suffolk: the truth about our mums’ weekend away
Mums on beach
In which I send my daughters a memo
The eleven cards of Christmas
Angels cropped

Hello. I’m Hollie Smith,
author of ten books, all of
which have some kind of
parenting theme. You might reasonably think this makes me a ‘parenting expert’, right?

Hmm. Sadly, it does not. Parenting, I’ve discovered, is a lot easier in theory than in reality. I find myself constantly pointing out to people that, despite having penned a number of manuals that offer help to parents who are bewildered and besieged by their kids, I remain thoroughly bewildered and besieged by my own… options demo account free