FAMILY TIME IS AT RISK OF BECOMING HISTORY
Oct30

FAMILY TIME IS AT RISK OF BECOMING HISTORY

Traditional family time is at risk of becoming history according to new research by Cadbury Heroes, which reveals the average time families talk face to face in a week is less than five hours. Over half of parents (55%) feel a disconnection with their child and that 73% felt that this happened once their child became a teenager.  Cadbury Museum Over half (55%) of parents have felt disconnected with their child and 54% wish they could...

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Win a GCSE 9-1 practice paper bundle with Collins – plus a £50 ASOS voucher!
Oct28

Win a GCSE 9-1 practice paper bundle with Collins – plus a £50 ASOS voucher!

I have found as I navigate my way through parenting four kids to adulthood is that things definitely do NOT get easier as they get older. Oh, sure, there’s definitely less sleeping/eating worries, and much less cleaning of bodily fluids. But other big stuff comes along and completely knocks your I’ve-got-this parenting confidence sideways. One of those is the exams. I swear it isn’t THAT long since I took my own exams...

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How to adopt ‘me time’ as a new parent
Oct24

How to adopt ‘me time’ as a new parent

It would be fair to say that there are more than a few shocks to the system when it comes to life as a new parent. Sleep most definitely falls into this category and unsurprisingly is the side effect that usually grabs all of the headlines. By Elnur Shutterstock However, there is more, and another example comes in the form of ‘me time’. In other words, back in your pre-parent days, you had all of the time in the world to...

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Why can’t your teenager stop gaming – and maybe why they shouldn’t.
Sep24

Why can’t your teenager stop gaming – and maybe why they shouldn’t.

The pull of online gaming on our kids – and how parents should try playing them at their own game. By Suzanne Tucker Shutterstock Play – it is an essential part of a child’s life. It helps them develop social, emotional and intellectual skills. Play can also give us tremendous self-worth. Imagine a child trying to get a basketball in the hoop. On their first attempt, the ball...

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Win an amazing family trip to Thorpe Park with the latest Baddiel Blockbuster!
Aug16

Win an amazing family trip to Thorpe Park with the latest Baddiel Blockbuster!

The Taylor Turbochaser is a non-stop thrill-ride adventure that will have you racing to the finish line – and you could win an action-packed family trip to Thorpe Park when you pre-order your copy today. It’s the latest Brilliant Blockbuster from best-selling David Baddiel! A non-stop thrill-ride adventure that will have readers young and old racing to the finishing line. The Taylor Turbochaser is a road-trip...

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Tips for Travelling with Teens
Aug15

Tips for Travelling with Teens

Taking your teenager on holiday with you can sometimes be a stressful endeavour, but with the right planning and preparations you can ensure the whole family enjoys the break. So if your child is reaching the age when spending time with their parents is just plain embarrassing, but they still join you on your family holidays, then this could be the perfect guide for you! Here we will outline some top tips for taking your teenager on...

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