30.11.21

Christmas Aromatherapy for Sleep


Aromatherapy is a non-medicinal sleeping aid that helps you relax. If you struggle to sleep, essential oils could help you nod off. Lavender oil is the best-known ingredient, but several Christmas aromas are just as good.

Christmas is a hectic time of the year, but it’s also one of the most enjoyable, and scents like cinnamon, gingerbread, frankincense, and peppermint can evoke memories of good times to help you unwind and get a good night’s sleep.

22.11.21

Christmas Gifts Ideas for Adults

Buying presents for adults can be tricky. Luckily for you, we have a few gift ideas that might help you decide on that perfect gift. Below you will find gifts for adults to suit all budgets.

20.11.21

5 Steps for a Relaxing Spa Night at Home

A calming bedroom

While our main priority as a mum is to take care of our little one(s), it is equally as important to remember to take care of ourselves. After all, you can’t pour from an empty cup! So, take a night for yourself from time to time for some self-care and give yourself the opportunity to really recharge.

For the ultimate relaxation, opt for a spa night in where you can do all of the things you probably don’t have time to do on a regular basis. If you have a hard time getting into the relaxation mode to start, give yourself a 5-minute journal time where you write down anything and everything on your mind. Then, close your journal and switch into relaxation mode.

7 Ways to Make Your Evenings Less Stressful


Whether you work or take care of the home all day, you deserve relaxing evenings to focus on yourself. When your head is so clouded by stress over various things, you have no real-time to decompress and unwind from the day’s situations. Even if you can’t eliminate all stress, you can minimize it to have less stressful evenings at home.

19.11.21

The Benefits of School Trips for Children

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School trips are designed to test a child’s skills in a range of ways that will benefit their overall experience and diligence, as well as taking kids out of the classroom to learn about something completely new! In this guide from an independent school in Abingdon we take a look through the benefits that school trips have for children.

Teaching Your Child to Respect Other Cultures

 

Learning about cultures across the world is a really exciting way to teach your child about the wonders of the world and how many different customs, traditions and celebrations are held across the world. Not only that, but it teaches children about perspective and broadens their horizons as they learn. If you’re keen to teach your child about the cultures of the world, take a look at this guide from this private school in Ireland.

18.11.21

Supporting Your Child Through Their Exam Period

A multiple choice exam paper

When it comes to exams, whether it’s a small test in class or GCSE and A Level revision, there’s bound to be a lot of stress on your child’s shoulders. For children this age it’s often crunch time, and can be a lot of unwanted stress to handle if they’re not fully prepared for what’s to come.

The Best Hair Tips For Busy Mums

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No wonder, life is so blissful and incredibly busy with children that many mums don’t get time to take care of themselves. Simply put, mums make tons of compromises, whether it's about losing the shape of their body during pregnancy or going through postpartum depression. Lucky enough, the hair doesn’t have to go through a bad day.

Of course, you might not be able to get the same amount of time to get ready in the morning, as you used to in the past. You’ll want to quickly get ready and save plenty of time, so there are several ways to do this. In this feature, we have shed light on the best hair tips for mums.

12.11.21

How to Keep Your Child's Teeth Healthy

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Brushing, flossing, dental visits and so much more — there are so many moving parts that come along with bringing your little one to the dentist and ensuring that their teeth are healthy as they grow and develop. Of course, you want that glowing gold star from your dentist, but the most important thing about keeping your child’s teeth healthy is setting them up for a healthy future and keeping them comfortable in the present. Even though there are some basic tips that it can help to keep in mind, there are a few different ways that you can stay on top of your child’s oral health and hygiene. Here are a couple of them.

7 Health Tips for Your Children This Autumn


Autumn is a season of change. The leaves are turning new colours and dropping to prepare for the winter. Animals are stocking up on food to last through the winter. And, of course, the temperatures are steadily decreasing.

Another thing this season brings, though, is illness. More people tend to get sick in the Autumn, whether because of allergies or the flu. Germs have an easier time spreading because the colder temperatures and longer nights keep everyone indoors.

11.11.21

Post-COVID Holidays Abroad: All You Need To Know To Prepare


The holiday season - and school break - is around the corner. And, if you are thinking about making the most of the recently lifted travel bans around the world. You are not the only one. Today, most families have received their vaccine doses, and the availability of a new Covid-19 treatment is making us all feel a lot safer. After spending many of your weekends exploring the Yorkshire coastline, you can now enjoy a holiday abroad.

4.11.21

Christmas Gift Ideas for Children of All Ages


This year we are planning on having a small family Christmas, we always try to make sure our boys know its presence and not presents which is the most important thing but this year we will be making sure that the message is heard. That hasn't stopped them from producing lists as long as my arm but this year they will be able to see family and friends who we couldn't visit last year. 

If you are looking for Christmas gift ideas for a child then you have come to the right place. We have put together a list of toys and products that we think would make a great gift this Christmas for children of all ages. 

1.11.21

Gift Ideas For a 7 Year Old Girl

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Now that Halloween is over, the focus in our house turns to the remaining birthdays in the family and Christmas which is fast approaching. One relative I find hard to buy gifts for is my niece. Her birthday falls just a few days before Christmas and I always struggle with what to get her for both occasions. She loves anything pink and is really creative. My go-to gifts are Harry Potter or Make-up related as she loves both of these so in some ways she’s easy to buy for. But as there is so much for her to choose from even she struggles to make a list. If like us you struggle to find the perfect birthday gift or Christmas gift for your daughter, niece or granddaughter. I have a few suggestions that you might like below.