Virtual Parenting first became an idea back in 2013 when I was pregnant with my first born. My sister had also recently had her 2nd daughter and together we had great intentions of posting funny tales and sharing parenting tips via a Blog and Facebook. This started really well but gradually went downhill as we had to concentrate on our main business of Gift Baskets, as well as juggling family life.
Fast forward a few years and we are now both great fans of all the amazing Parenting Blogs out there. They really help to make you feel sane and less guilty about how difficult we can find parenting. So we hope you might join us on our little tale of running a small business and a family.
We came up with the name Virtual Parenting, as we don't claim to be experts in the field & in fact sometimes it feels like we are hardly doing the job right at all! Also, it's fantastic that these days we have all this online support & can talk about it "virtually", i.e online. I don't know about you, but I am constantly Googling questions or statements and reading what other parents have to say on various blogs and forums.
Of course, Googling isn't always a good thing when you start looking up symptoms and convince yourself you or your child has something terrible. So lets leave that to the professionals and instead concentrate on helping each other through these trying times, and failing that there's always wine. I think I suffer from 'Novinophobia' on that count. Something for you to Google....