Princesses Can Wear Kickers

A parenting blog with a difference - featuring extensive research, tried-and-tested advice and a little bit of humour. My blog focuses on dyslexia and internet safety as well as what it means to be an expat family.


I’m a mummy, an expat and much to my disbelief (and denial) I’m 40!

Photo of the author of the blog, Rachel Begley.Once upon a time I was a writer. However any creative flair I had disappeared the moment I had children and I haven’t written anything for eight years. As I turned 40, I found that I do actually have lots to say… so I’ve decided to put pen to paper and write about my life, the trials of parenthood and living as an expat family in Thailand.

Two people at a party with a sign saying it's a wrap.


Mother kissing a newborn baby

Family essentials

Dyslexia colorful word


Cartoon of a child at a computer signifying tech for kids

Tech for kids

A photo of an expat family at Christmas smiling and excited

Expat parenting

A Series Of Blocks With Faces From Happy To Angry.


Newest Posts

10 strategies for dysgraphia

10 strategies for dysgraphia

Dysgraphia is a complex learning difficulty that like many others is different for all children who suffer from it. Some children see far more severe symptoms...

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