Win 1 of 2 Ruff and Tumble drying coats from DogsDogsDogs worth up to £70
Apr23

Win 1 of 2 Ruff and Tumble drying coats from DogsDogsDogs worth up to £70

We are working with the canine team at Dogs Dogs Dogs – and we’re kicking things off with a giveaway of TWO Ruff and tumble drying coats – depending on the size you need, they’re worth up to almost £70 each! If you win you get to choose the size you need, obviously: if you have a terrier we suggest you don’t need the GSD version. Dogs Dogs Dogs are a local company with a national reputation, with a website which is quite strict...

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Dear Kid. We need to talk about Porn.
Mar18

Dear Kid. We need to talk about Porn.

You’re a parent; you know your teens are looking at porn, and you know you need to talk about Porn. Goodoh, right?Here’s the thing. Your kids don’t want to talk to you about sex. Off-colour jokes are fine, shrieks of ‘BOOBS!’ never fail to amuse… but the actual mechanics? Not so much. No matter how open your house is, you just don’t want to have those chats with your Mum or Dad. They’ll sigh but tolerate you when you’re talking...

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Win a set of Mary Berry’s ‘The English Garden’ Beautiful Tableware worth £60
Mar18

Win a set of Mary Berry’s ‘The English Garden’ Beautiful Tableware worth £60

We’re so excited to offer you the chance to win this beautiful set of Mary Berry tableware, in her new ‘English Country Garden’ pattern. It feels like the most perfect competition to be running for Mother’s Day (and yes, okay, no one will win this in time for Mothering Sunday, but look at it – it’s a beautiful prize no matter when it arrives). And if you can’t wait, all products in the English Garden range are available from Sak home...

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Spring Bedding Makeover – Our Joyous Top Finds
Mar03

Spring Bedding Makeover – Our Joyous Top Finds

I don’t know about you, but I think this winter has been one of the longest I can ever remember, it just seems to have gone on and on. I suppose the endless wet weather, and weekend storms (and why always the weekend when we want to get out and about, what about Monday’s, they’re a good day for a storm right?) hasn’t helped much either. But at last, the Spring seems to be gradually slipping into sight,...

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How to help teens increase their self-kindness
Mar02

How to help teens increase their self-kindness

Becky Goddard-Hill is a children’s psychotherapist and wellbeing author.  Her new activity book for kids aged 6-12 is called Create Your Own Kindness and it teaches kids to be kinder to themselves other people and to the planet. Self-Kindness is of course crucial no matter what age you are and here Becky looks at why, for teens, this matters now more than ever. The impact of recent times on emotional health This pandemic has been...

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Top online resources for GCSE revision and learning support
Feb23

Top online resources for GCSE revision and learning support

Most parents of teens (and teens themselves) are looking for extra online resources for GCSE revision and learning right now. It’s been a weird old time for all of us, of course, but for those studying for their exams it’s been doubly difficult. Because our exam system is sset to a very rigid structure; it’s a simple system, which has been worked out over decades to create the best results for the overall...

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