Get Booking! London Theatre’s 21st Annual Kids Week Tickets – Now Open!
Jun18

Get Booking! London Theatre’s 21st Annual Kids Week Tickets – Now Open!

Glittering selection of top London shows offering free Kids Week Tickets and activities for children and families this August Kids Week, the annual London theatre initiative run by Society of London Theatre (SOLT), returns in August 2018, with more than 40 hit shows offering free Kids Week Tickets for children throughout the month. The scheme, which aims to encourage more young people and their families to experience the magic of live...

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Natural ways to Improve Concentration & Attention Span for exams
May31

Natural ways to Improve Concentration & Attention Span for exams

During exam season, a teenager’s brain is stretched to its absolute limits. And yet, it’s often the time it feels woolly and frazzled – the loss of focus throughout the day can be the result of lack of sleep, fatigue, anxiety – or a typical teenager cocktail of all of the above. But help is at hand! There’s plenty you can do to help – see our post on Surviving Exam Season for some ace ideas for the...

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It’s the SSE Women’s FA Cup! Be sure to watch with your girls. #TogetherWeCan
May05

It’s the SSE Women’s FA Cup! Be sure to watch with your girls. #TogetherWeCan

The #SSEWomensFACup Final kicks off today at 5.30pm! If you’re not going please do tune in live on BBC1 or get involved with the hashtag chat because #TogetherWeCan inspire a generation and grow the profile of the women’s game! I don’t know about  you, but until very recently my daughter thought that ‘football was for boys’. Didn’t matter that she loved a kickabout with her brothers, she only ever saw men...

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5 of the Coolest Lamps for a Teenager’s Bedroom
Apr27

5 of the Coolest Lamps for a Teenager’s Bedroom

(PS – In the spirit of full disclosure, my pick of Lamps for a Teenager’s Bedroom contains affiliate links. That means you don’t pay any more, but I may earn a teensy smidge of commission (which frankly just helps my coffee habit). Thank you, in advance, for your support!) Redecorating your teen’s bedroom slowly becomes a priority as they move from 12 to 14. We know – we’ve just re-done our 15yr...

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Does your teen know about National Citizen Service? NCS, it’s WAY cooler than it sounds…
Apr25

Does your teen know about National Citizen Service? NCS, it’s WAY cooler than it sounds…

A couple of years ago now, we saw an advert for the NCS – the National Citizen Service. We’d never heard of it before, but we loved the look of it, and when we discussed it with our oldest (who was 16 at the time) he was absolutely up for it. Sadly, his health took a back slide, and we just couldn’t be sure he was ready for a summer of adventure; but as our younger kids come to the right age, we’ll be...

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You’re Fierce. LOVING this Beautiful Little Enamel Pin.
Apr20

You’re Fierce. LOVING this Beautiful Little Enamel Pin.

Teens are ridiculously tricky to buy for – but oh what a perfect gift for your girl this is. Shakespeare said it first: “though she be but little, she is fierce.”. And how was he was. But sometimes your girl will feel a little fragile, and may just need reminding of her own fierceness. Which is, I think, where this beautiful little enamel pin from The Old English Company comes in. Buy it spontaneously, just because....

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