Forget socks and chocs: Why it’s time to add excitement to your gift-giving this Christmas
Oct27

Forget socks and chocs: Why it’s time to add excitement to your gift-giving this Christmas

Christmas is a beacon of light in the midst of winter that helps us get through the dark nights and cold weather and this year, more than ever, it has to deliver. By Pixel-Shot Shutterstock There has been lots of talk of Christmas being cancelled as we all still battle to deal with Covid-19 and it looks likely we won’t get to spend it with all the people we’d like to. However, we can still make it one to remember for the right...

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FREE group tuition over half term from MyTutor
Oct22

FREE group tuition over half term from MyTutor

2020 has been a disruptive year for teens’ education, and with 1 in 5 UK schools still not fully open, filling in learning gaps remains a top priority for teens – and a big challenge. On top of that, after this year’s exam cancellations, we all know that this year’s mocks have the potential to morph into next year’s graded results. So to add a little security to the predicted grades, we need our teens to really take...

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Useful Apps for Kids in University to Have
Sep28

Useful Apps for Kids in University to Have

We all want the best for our children, and sending them off to university is a rewarding time for both parents and children. But it can also be a challenging time. There are so many new things to adjust to at university, and between classes and adjusting to an independent life, it can be a challenge to figure out what to do with your alone time as you get used to not being at home and how to get by. By Peter OToole Shutterstock Here...

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Award Winning Family Travel blogger debuts the magical ‘Extraordinary Travellers’ adventure series
Sep22

Award Winning Family Travel blogger debuts the magical ‘Extraordinary Travellers’ adventure series

Karen Beddow, Editor of the award winning travel blog Mini Travellers released her debut book this week The Little Museum, the first in the Extraordinary Travellers adventure series. The Little Museum is a page-turning travel adventure story for boys and girls aged 8-11.  With a magic map, a clever invention and an exciting race through France, there is also a little bit of French thrown in for good measure. The story...

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GREAT Headphones for teens – Edifier H880
Sep17

GREAT Headphones for teens – Edifier H880

Once your child gets a bit older, one of the first requests you’re going to get is for decent headphones. Sales of all portable tech goes up at this time of year – driven by the oparents of older teens who are digging in to their exam studies, new College or Uni courses – and there’s always a surge in sales of laptops, phones, PCs… and of course the essential Headphones for teens to accompany all of them.And...

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The Triton T80Z Review – The Easy Replacement Shower
Sep05

The Triton T80Z Review – The Easy Replacement Shower

I know, a T80Z review may not be the most exciting thing you’ll read today. I get it. BUT. That’s up until the point you need a shower replacement, pronto. Because the problem with your shower breaking (apart from the wails of horror from the incumbent suddenly being doused in icy water) is figuring out what new one you can get. Because not all showers are made equal – and that’s exactly where Triton’s...

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