The Influence of Childhood Mental Health on Adulthood
Mar01

The Influence of Childhood Mental Health on Adulthood

  Experts call a child’s mental health the most important part of their social and cognitive development. For a child to live up to their potential and live a happy and well-adjusted life, they must have a healthy frame of mind. Good mental health is also tied to wanting what’s best for themselves and those around them. Understanding childhood mental health is an important first step in protecting children around the...

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The Trick Of Holidaying With Teens. We’re Thinking Croatia, With Some Rafting…
Feb22

The Trick Of Holidaying With Teens. We’re Thinking Croatia, With Some Rafting…

Finding a family holiday which pleases the whole family seems to be intermittently tricky over the years. As a baby they pretty much just tag along with you, as long as you can squeeze a cot into your room. Then there’s the out-of-a-pushchair years, when you find yourself battling with them – not every holiday outing has to involve a ball pit, right? Then there’s the slightly older years when they’re competent...

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Spotted! Duvet Day bedset – £20 & perfect for the teen in your life!
Jan08

Spotted! Duvet Day bedset – £20 & perfect for the teen in your life!

Absolutely loving this duvet cover set I just spotted over at Dunelm. How perfect for a grey January?! It also hits a really nice design spot too – it’s old enough to not feel like a ‘kids’ duvet cover to a teen, but at the same time it’s not old and boring; it’s absolutely perfect for a teen girl’s bedroom (though my boys love a duvet day with the best of them, I suspect a girl would be...

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The best spare bed – go Aerobed. No, really.
Jan08

The best spare bed – go Aerobed. No, really.

A couple of years ago we took a risk, and instead of pulling the various parts of the old pine bed out of the loft (and the old double mattress out of the garage), we asked my disabled Father In Law to sleep on an airbed for Christmas. Not as harsh as it sounds – we’re not talking an old rubber pump-up on the floor. We were talking a properly good big-and-solid Platinum Aerobed. Being a polite sort, he agreed to give it a...

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Win an amazing £200 Voucher for New Balance! | #LittleStuff24
Dec19

Win an amazing £200 Voucher for New Balance! | #LittleStuff24

“Rudolph the red nosed reindeeeeeer…” Behind door number nineteen of the 2017 #LittleStuff24 is your chance to win an amazing £200 Voucher for New Balance! We’re HUGE fans of New Balance – for kids and adults alike. Founded in 1906, New Balance is an American footwear brand that makes sports shoes – and they’re known for bring a blend of performance and style. A air of New Balance shoes is never just a pretty...

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Win an amazing £200 Nintendo Bundle – A New 2DS XL & Two Games! | #LittleStuff24
Dec17

Win an amazing £200 Nintendo Bundle – A New 2DS XL & Two Games! | #LittleStuff24

“God rest ye merry gentlemen…” Behind door number seventeen of the 2017 #LittleStuff24 is your chance to win a simply brilliant £200 Nintendo Bundle, including a new Nintendo 2DS XL, plus Mario Kart 7 and Miitopia!   I know – this one had me squeaking too. I’m not sure where we’d be without the Nintendo hand held systems. Waa-a-a-y back when almost-19-yr-old No.1 son was 5, his cousin passed on to him a Game Boy. One...

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