• Back to School: How to have a Happy Return

    August 31, 2020Advice, Parenting, Real life

    Given that many children won’t have been in school for six months, going back this September will be a huge transition – for us parents too. Especially for those like my own daughter Jessie, who is starting school for the first time. 

    So with the return to school planned for 3rd September how can we best prepare for a happy, confident and calm return?

    Tip 1: Help children prepare emotionally for going back.

    A big transition can …

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  • Here’s How to Build your Best Ever Blanket Fort

    July 2, 2020How to, Parenting, Things To Do

    As lockdown continues, we know how difficult it is to keep coming up with new ideas to avoid boredom at home. Enter the blanket fort, a childhood classic that will occupy and entertain your little ones for days. We know what you’re thinking: the mess, the faff…but what about the peace and quiet that giving your children a little space of their own could bring? Not only will the planning and building process keep your …

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  • How to Beat the Post-Christmas Blues this January

    January 10, 2020Advice, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life

    Now that Christmas is over and you’re no longer feeling pulled in every direction (Parties! Markets! Ice Skating!) it’s very easy to fall into a post-festive funk. The key to beating these blues? Keep busy. We know, even thinking about it sounds exhausting but we’ve got some easy ideas to help you to feel happier this January.

    Shake it out

    Christmas songs have been taken off of our playlists for another year, but that doesn’t mean we …

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