common causes of poor sleep patterns

Common Causes of Poor Sleep Patterns

June 14, 2019 admin 0

There are two things parents can count on when raising a family: Endless opportunities to build life-affirming moments and bad sleep patterns. With a newborn, the idea of a peaceful night of uninterrupted sleep becomes a fleeting memory. When the child grows up, they will settle into their own sleep patterns and it will be time for mom and dad to readjust to their nocturnal routines. The path to a good night’s sleep is to […]

How to make learning fun for your children?

June 13, 2019 admin 0

A common struggle for parents these days is how to keep their children interested enough to consistently engage in a particular thing, more importantly, in learning. With many parents wanting to know how to make learning fun for your children we thought it was important to share with you our solution. Games have recently become a bigger part of culture. The potential they have to transform children’s experiences in learning grows. By the time these […]

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Unusual baby shower gift ideas that mums to be will love

June 11, 2019 admin 0

Now that I am in my thirties I find that I am being invited to less weddings and more baby showers, anyone else? I love a baby shower as much as the next person I often find I struggle to think of gift ideas that will be loved by the mum to be but wont be repeated several times or is likely to be something they have already bought in preparation for the upcoming arrival […]

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Are single parents being penalised financially when it comes to days out?

June 10, 2019 admin 0

Being raised in a single parent family I saw first hand the implications that it could have on finances, time and attention and although I do not believe it had any negative impact on my life as a child, the same can  not always be said for other children or for the single parents themselves who have to tackle every aspect of parenting alone. In today’s world we are far more aware and supportive of […]

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The BBC Summer Social Family Festival in Liverpool

June 8, 2019 admin 0

At the start of June we took the boys to their first ever festival, Cheshire Fest, and we had such a good time that since then we have been looking for more family festivals that we can visit this year and are thinking of going to the BBC Summer Social (3-4 August, 2019).    It looks like it is going to be amazing, completely aimed at children and families and incredible value for money with everything […]

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Micro Motorz surprises

June 7, 2019 admin 0

The boys were very kindly sent some Micro Motorz surprises to review and were excited to see what they were all about. The first thing to point out is that, as the name suggests, they are blind packaged toys meaning the contents is always a surprise. Now to me this sounds like a frustration as I would always rather buy what I want but when it comes to the children they love anything that is […]

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The Niva wireless earphones from Sudio

June 6, 2019 admin 0

This month I have been trying out a pair of the Niva wireless earphones from Sudio which is probably one of the best product reviews I have been asked to do for a while as I have wanted a pair of wireless earphones for ages but haven’t been able to justify such a self indulgent treat since going freelance.   The Niva wireless earphones are priced at £89 with free shipping and are available in three […]

The Fab Lab Tie Dye Luxury Kit

June 4, 2019 admin 0

Over the half term holidays we spent a lot of time at home which is unusual for us as we normally have lots of days out planned but this time I decided it would be a good time to unwind, relax, and play with toys and activity sets that we hadn’t had chance to yet. One such activity kit was the fab lab tie dye luxury kit.   This set, as you can imagine, comes […]

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Our first trip to Cheshire Fest

June 4, 2019 admin 12

Last weekend we took the boys to their first ever festival. We chose one that was close to home and a day event as opposed to camping so we had the option of leaving without to much hassle should we need to, it was called Cheshire Fest and was hosted at Manchester Rugby Club in Cheadle Hulme, about 40 minutes from where we live. Choosing to go to a festival with our children was one […]