The idea of Father Christmas coming is enough to get anyone excited! So it’s no wonder that it can be harder than normal to get your little ones to go to sleep on Christmas Eve. In theory a later night on Christmas Eve isn’t the worst thing to happen, but we often find that this can lead to children who are grumpy and tired on Christmas Day itself (well maybe once all the presents have …
December 23, 2020Advice, Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Information, Parenting
During the pandemic, it’s more important than ever to wash our hands regularly, but it can be difficult to convince your kids to do so. Turn handwashing into a festive family activity with a little Christmas Carolling action with these five festive songs. Simply sing along to the lyrics included below and before you know it, 20 seconds will have passed and your hands will be germ free and ready to go!
“I don’t want …
October 15, 2020Advice, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life
Zoe Blaskey is a coach and the founder of Motherkind, a personal development platform for modern parents. Zoe has coached hundreds of parents of all backgrounds on how to navigate the huge challenges of modern parenthood. There is currently a two year waitlist to work with Zoe one on one. Zoe hosts The Motherkind Podcast which is the UK’s number one family podcast on iTunes and has been featured in Red, The Telegraph, Psychologies, …
October 1, 2020Advice, Gift Inspiration, Gifts, How to, Information, Parenting, Real life
As we live in an unusually uncertain world, your child is likely feeling out of sorts and unsettled. With changes at school and limited social contact on top of everyday challenges like new terms, making friends or even trying a new food, our little ones have a lot on their minds.
Anxiety is a normal feeling that all humans experience, think of it as our brain’s alarm system. When something feels wrong or …
September 4, 2020Advice, Information, Parenting, Real life
No matter how many books you read or how much advice you hear, the day you bring your baby home will change your life in ways that you could never predict. Your capacity for love will stretch bigger than you ever imagined, but with this increase in emotion will come unexpected anxieties and new worries.
It doesn’t matter if this is your 1st, 3rd or even your 8th baby, each newborn arrives with a brand new …
August 28, 2020Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Uncategorised
Starting school is daunting for even the most independent of four/five year olds, not to mention the rollercoaster of emotions us as parents go through. Combining how inexplicably proud we are of the little learner we have grown and cherished mixed with the feeling of loss of our best-friend who will now see more of their teacher than they will us. This year more than ever it’ll be a tougher transition after spending most of …
September is coming and schools are reopening, but what will that look like this year?
We know that this is a stressful time for everyone, especially for parents and your little ones.
To make things easier, we are breaking down some of these new measures with some straightforward advice to help you to make sense of this ‘new normal’.
For general information, the government has released guidelines for getting everyone back to school …
If you’re struggling with at-home learning, these printable number cards will help you make your little one’s playtime count.
Number counting activities can be a fun and easy way to help your toddler become more familiar with letters, develop their sound recognition and boost their literacy learning. Playing with a set of number cards is a great way to get a little one counting to 10 and beyond, encourage them to recognise patterns and help them …