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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HOW TO DOCUMENT YOUR BABY’S FIRST YEAR AND BEYOND
Aug25

HOW TO DOCUMENT YOUR BABY’S FIRST YEAR AND BEYOND

Trust this parent of three teenagers and a 20yr old that any new parent should definitely get on this as soon as possible. Document every stage and milestone. It all passes so fast – random photos and video clips form your phone, scribbled drawings, notes of things they’ve said that made you laugh… when you’re facing the reality of them leaving home, you’ll love earlier you for taking the time to make...

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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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Helping children stick to a sleep schedule that supports quality rest throughout the summer holidays
Aug01

Helping children stick to a sleep schedule that supports quality rest throughout the summer holidays

Ensuring that your child understands and cooperates with set routines can be difficult at the best of times, and many of us will remember all too well the long and often testing evenings we have spent working to get our children to stick to a specific bedtime routine. The summer holidays offer an opportunity for exciting activities and a break from the usual day to day, however with this can often come disruption to routine. Whilst...

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Are you a Me-Time or Multi-Tasker in the Shower?
Jul12

Are you a Me-Time or Multi-Tasker in the Shower?

“Researchers looking into shower habits across the nation found two thirds of those polled are a self-confessed ‘Multi-Tasker in the Shower’, doing other things while getting themselves clean, with 30 per cent saying that they feel bored if they have nothing else to do. ” Are these people MAD?? Do they have nothing else in their days?Seriously. I bloody love my shower. Because most days, my shower time is frankly the only...

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IL MAKIAGE Review – I WOKE UP LIKE THIS (not)
Jul03

IL MAKIAGE Review – I WOKE UP LIKE THIS (not)

Everyone – I COME BEARING BEAUTY SECRETS!!! Okay, it’s an Il Makiage review… but I voluntarily bought it with my own money. And you’ll be pleased to know I’ve had such an aesthetically pleasing breakthrough that I’m going to share it with you all! I always promote natural beauty and loving yourself just how you are… However, I think it’s safe to say you’d have to be a pretty rare breed of human to wake up each...

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