Can Family Traditions Help to Create Strong Bonds?

February 22, 2021 admin 0

Having traditions as a family means that you have some activities or experiences that you like to pass on from each generation. It can be a lot of fun, and as the family grows, can be something that you can all enjoy. They are something that the family can look forward to at certain times of year, and it can be something that can really help families to bond. They can also help create a […]

Helping Your Child with their Confidence

February 16, 2021 admin 0

Confidence is an important trait which can help a child deal with life’s challenges. Having a secure sense of self will allow them to face any task with optimism so they can thrive in whatever scenario they find themselves in. If you want to know how you can help your child grow to be a self-assured, confident person, take a look at the following advice on Helping Your Child with their Confidence from an independent […]

Preparing Your Body for Pregnancy

February 16, 2021 admin 0

If you are planning to try for a baby in the near future, you will want to do everything you can to optimise your chances of conception and prepare your body for a healthy pregnancy. With some simple lifestyle adjustment and a bit of forward planning you can make sure you are in optimal shape. Take a look at the following advice from a fertility clinic in London to find out more. Stopping Contraception Barrier […]

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3 Unique Ways to Travel Around the UK

February 12, 2021 admin 0

In the current global climate, the prospect of an international holiday is too risky for many travellers to consider right now. The future is uncertain and cases are still high worldwide, so you don’t want to risk falling ill or having your plans cancelled.   Fortunately, the United Kingdom provides plenty of opportunities to take a break from the pressures of work and wind down. Government restrictions allowing, you can have just as enjoyable a […]

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FREE 11 Plus practice papers

February 9, 2021 admin 1

If you have stumbled across this blog looking for free 11 plus practice papers then you are most likely a parent or guardian who is currently trying to support their child as they revise for the 11 plus exam. You have my greatest sympathy and upmost respect right now. The 11 plus exam is hard going, stress inducing and rarely seen as fun by a child. However, passing the exam can be the difference between […]

5 Things To Make Your Life A Little Lighter

February 4, 2021 admin 0

Life is definitely strange at the moment, isn’t it? All of the things that we know and love are pretty much off limits to us all. It’s tough. Because we’re getting a little bit restless with everything that is going on in the world and it would just be nice to be able to celebrate some of the occasions that we love the most. But how can we do that when we’re limited. It’s important […]

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4 Ways to Secure Your Family’s Financial Future

February 4, 2021 admin 0

With the present pandemic and challenging economic times, it’s easy to get caught up, especially if you have dependents requiring your time, energy, and finances.  A UK survey has proposed that the pandemic has left four out of every five people worried or anxious about their future. Yet, why not take a breather and think into the future what you expect for your family? This way, you’ll realize the need to plan and secure your […]

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Running End To End | 874 Miles in a year | One month in

January 31, 2021 admin 1

If you have been following my blog for a while, or at least since the start of the year, you will know that I signed up to the End to End challenge where you need to run 874 miles, the equivalent of Land’s End to John O Groat’s, in a year. Week 1 was hard  and really made me wonder what I had done but I carried on, with the support of my mum who […]

14 Original Ideas For Your Lockdown Valentine’s Day

January 29, 2021 admin 1

Little celebrations gain new importance in lockdown. They interrupt the banality of the routine at home. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and you can be sure that it’ll be the opportunity to throw a love party for your household. Typically, Valentine’s Day in the UK is synonymous with a fancy night out at a restaurant, followed by a heart-shaped box of chocolate and a bunch of roses. Yet, this year, the lockdown changes […]

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The 10 best family board games

January 23, 2021 admin 2

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!   […]