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The 10 best family board games

January 23, 2021 admin 0

One of our favourite past times is playing family board games. Ever since the boys were little we would carve out time to sit as a family and play classics like frustration or buckaroo and as the children have got older this is one tradition we have kept hold of. We regularly have games nights and at Christmas we invite family over, extend the teams and really let our competitive sides out to play!   […]

Should I Encourage My Child to Learn an Instrument?

January 22, 2021 admin 0

When a child has learnt the necessary skills to successfully perform a beautiful piece of a music, parents feel a warm sense of pride. However, as research has found, learning an instrument, and investing in a musical education provides more benefits than just the ability to entertain an audience. The Director of Music at an independent school in Surrey is of the opinion that “Children who play an instrument or sing as part of an […]


How to Boost Your Blog’s DA in 2021

January 22, 2021 admin 0

You may or may not have a good idea of what DA or domain authority ranking is – perhaps you have some idea and understand that it’s important but aren’t sure how to go about making those all-important changes which will help you get the activity you need on your blog. So here’s a quick breakdown of what the domain authority of a website actually is:   It’s a score between zero and one hundred […]


Top Tips for Helping Your Child Prepare for Exams

January 22, 2021 admin 0

Your child’s exams are something to prepare carefully for. All children worry – that much is true. What you can do to assist your child in managing exams with little stress is to prepare them well.   Preparation is the best way to reduce stress. When you know you’ve done everything you can to ensure success, you naturally worry less. Help your child to manage the exam period by ensuring they’re raring to go.   […]

The Benefits of Extra-Curricular Activities for Children

January 22, 2021 admin 0

The question of extra-curricular activities is one which most parents will face once their child starts school. How important are extra-curricular activities? What benefits do they bring? How much should you invest in them?   The beauty of extra-curricular activities is that there’s a wide range to choose from and each will develop a different strength in your child. Allowing your child to stretch themselves outside of the school environment is important for their social […]

How to raise a respectful child

January 22, 2021 admin 0

What does it mean to be respectful? This is what all parents should ask themselves before considering the best ways in which to bring up a child who respects the people around them. It’s not only in our outward manners that we can show respect to others but in our behaviour and treatment of the world around us. This senior school near London believes that children need to develop a sense of responsibility for the […]

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Hada Labo Tokyo – Japan’s number one skincare line

January 20, 2021 admin 0

What is Hada Labo Tokyo? Hada Labo Tokyo is one of the latest skincare lines to hit the UK and it is already proving very popular. It is Japan’s number one skincare line and was created by Rohto Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd with the intention to be effective for all skin types whilst removing all unnecessary ingredients and additives. Hada Labo Tokyo was first developed in 2004 and has since become popular across Asia, America and […]

The Daily Cleansing Ritual MOA

January 17, 2021 admin 4

What is MOA? Magic Organic Apothecary (MOA) is a UK based company that creates natural skin care products. MOA use botanical ingredients that are cruelty free, do not use petrochemicals (mineral oil), parabens, SLS, phthalates, fillers or artificial fragrances. With the majority of their products also being  entirely plant based and suitable for vegans. MOA are also ethically mindful and use recycled board and printed with vegetable inks to encourage recycling and re-using to help […]

Tips on how to motivate your children when they don’t like chores

January 16, 2021 admin 0

Most kids would rather play video games, spend time on the internet or play with other kids rather than do house chores. Understandably, house chores are tedious, and many adults still find it hard to start and finish their tasks on time so go easy on the kids. Nevertheless, to build responsible, independent, and hardworking young adults, you have to teach your children the importance of work. Because they may not understand the consequences of […]


The RecovaPro massage gun

January 15, 2021 admin 0

Just before Christmas I was sent the Recovapro lite massage gun to review. I hadn’t heard of it before and when I first looked into it I thought it was a piece of professional equipment aimed at Physiotherapists that work with professional athletes. How wrong was I? It is most definitely suitable for everyone.   What is the RecovaPro lite? For those that, like me, haven’t heard of it before the RecovaPro lite is a […]