• 4 ways to have a fun family New Year at home

    December 29, 2020Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Parenting, Things To Do

    New Years has always traditionally been a time to get together with family and friends and to toast to the year that’s passed. Parties will certainly be a lot smaller this year, but that doesn’t mean it won’t still be special. After all, 2020 has been a difficult year for all of us and the end of it is certainly something to celebrate. 

    The best part of staying home through 2020 has undoubtedly been not really …

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  • 5 Christmas songs to wash your hands to

    December 22, 2020How to, Information, Parenting, Real life

    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 …

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  • 7 Ways to Reduce Family Conflict Over the Festive Season

    December 19, 2020Advice, Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Lifestyle, Parenting

    About Sarah

    Dr Sarah Mundy is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and author of Parenting Through Stories. Sarah has worked with children and families for over 20 years and is mum to three children, including a pre-schooler.  

    Parenting Through Stories is an approach to help young children make sense of their experiences, particularly those that they, and their parents, find hard to manage. It comprises a series of interactive children’s stories – Bartley’s Books – and a Parenting …

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  • Mums share their advice for a birthday in lockdown

    October 27, 2020Advice, Celebrate with us, Celebrations, How to, Parenting, Party, Uncategorised

    Organising a birthday celebration takes a lot of planning at the best of times, let alone in the middle of a pandemic. With lockdowns, travel restrictions and social distancing, it’s basically impossible to throw a traditional birthday party with friends, and even family. More than ever, now is the time to appreciate the little things and birthdays provide the perfect time to show our loved ones just how special they are. That is why we …

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  • How to manage sibling jealousy on birthdays

    October 23, 2020Advice, Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Gifts, Parenting, Real life

    The big day has arrived, it’s your child’s birthday! The presents are wrapped and the party is planned but what about their siblings? When they’re really little, kids can have a hard time being patient, taking turns or accepting that today is not all about them because let’s face it, most of the time it is! 

    On birthdays, your other children may throw a tantrum, sulk or even refuse to participate. Don’t worry, you haven’t done …

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  • Let’s get organised with Organised by Charlotte

    September 16, 2020Advice, How to, Lifestyle

    With all of the excitement of the new school year, September is a good time to really get organised. No matter how old we get, we can never quite shake that ‘1st day of school’ feeling, and we are certainly never too old to stop learning. Professional organiser and interior stylist Charlotte Sitton (@organisedbycharlotte) is here to share her expert tips for a tidier home (no matter how many toys they leave around the house!) 

    I …

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  • Back to School: What to expect in September

    August 27, 2020Information, Parenting, Real life

    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 …

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  • Back to School: How to choose a backpack

    August 18, 2020How to

    Are you ready for the back to school rush? Help your little one to make a big change this September with a personalised backpack to carry not just their belongings, but also a little piece of their personality. We have put together this quick guide to help you choose the perfect backpack to help make this new school year the best one yet. 

    For animal lovers 

    Does your little one live for David Attenborough documentaries? Now they …

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