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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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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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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Getting Ready for the Estate Agents – When You Live With Teenagers…
Aug06

Getting Ready for the Estate Agents – When You Live With Teenagers…

 Selling a house is stressful. Everyone knows this – it’s one of those ‘facts’ that everyone can trot out at a party “the three most stressful things in life are death, divorce and MOVING HOUSE!”. But what people don’t mention so often is the whole Getting Ready for the Estate Agents. With teenagers in your house. tidy kitchen By fizkes | Shutterstock I mean seriously – you...

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We’re Talking Porn with Teens; LittleStuff June is out now
Jun26

We’re Talking Porn with Teens; LittleStuff June is out now

Hey, Summer, is that you at last? Huzzah! Here’s the latest (and yes, totally free) monthly magazine from me. It includes some new exclusive content, plus some of the best stuff you may have missed. A TASTER OF WHAT’S INSIDE: It’s SUMMER – 12 things I’m totally crushing on for being outdoors with this month.I’m Talking Porn with my teenagers. And so should you be; and it’s not just the boys,...

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Teen starting DofE? What you actually need for your DofE Kit List; where to splurge and save.
Jun19

Teen starting DofE? What you actually need for your DofE Kit List; where to splurge and save.

It was once the realm of the toughest of young scouts, cadets and other youth organisations, but it seems schools have caught on, and ‘doing DofE’ has become a right of passage. In the last few weeks I’ve seen countless parents on my social media feed wailing over the cost of the DofE kit list. And you, as a parent, quite possibly never did it yourself, and aren’t really sure what you’re letting yourself...

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