These simple Olympic crafts for Kids are perfect for getting in to the spirit of the games. There is something magical about the Olympic Games and when they were in the UK in 2012 it really captured everyone’s imagination. These simple crafts are a great way to capitalised on your children’s interest in the Olympic games and have some fun with crafts.
The Best Kids Beds is a paid collaborative post with Room to Grow. Spring cleaning is well and truly underway, and it may have some of us thinking of refreshing our home decor. It is undeniable that kids beds are one of the most important parts of a bedroom makeover with the balance of design, safety and comfort needing to be taking into consideration. Luckily, we never compromise a good night’s sleep for style. With this in mind, check out our range of kids beds, including a collection of toddlers beds for little ones who are ready to take that big step from cot to bed.
With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommending that people wear face coverings when in public situations, face masks have become necessities for daily life. Many businesses and public events not only recommend you wear face masks, but in fact require them as a condition of entry. But whether through social stigma, breathing difficulties or purely because they aren’t comfortable, people are continually searching for alternatives. Enter the neck gaiter.
Combating Financial Fraud in the Elderly is a paid collaboration with GuardianCard. This year has seen a real increase in financial fraud with criminals exploiting the changes and a rise in online data harvesting and a fall in cheque and contactless card fraud. This is where GuardianCard comes in as it is a safe, simple and secure solution to taking care of the finances of an older or vulnerable family member.
Laundry Tips for Sensitive Skin is a paid collaborative post with Surcare UK. We are a house where 50% of the household has eczema and skin issues (well 3 out of 5 of us if you count Alvin the dog as he has issues too) and this means that we have to take a lot of care over laundry products and such. I am always really are when it comes to moving from one product to another one.
As of Next week, my children are due back to school. This is something that I am delighted about. I have one child in his GCSE year and the other in Year 10 who has found engaging in remote learning almost impossible. As a shielding parent, I was delighted to find out that children and bubbles would be offered two rapid lateral flow tests and even more impressed that the boys’ school was implementing these tests this week to ensure a smooth start next week.
When it comes to your little ones, we know you’ll move heaven and earth to keep them safe and happy, and their safety when driving is always of upmost importance. When it comes to car seats, there are some myths that surround their use, along with advantages and disadvantages. We’re here to help dispel these myths and make you a much more informed and confident parent.
Weight management tips for dogs is a paid collaborative post with Royal Canin UK & IE as part of their #PerfectingPetWeight campaign but all thoughts are my own. Research conducted by the University of Liverpool and Mars Petcare’s WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition. Did you know that 1 in 5 dogs in industrialised countries are categorised as obese and 1 in 2 in the UK are overweight? I am not going to lie Alvin is a fair-weather dog and puts on weight during the winter months as he often just refuses to walk and sits down!
2020 has been a challenging year for a lot of people and we are running on an overdraft here in the Mad House at the moment and really that isn’t a great long to medium-term solution, so we have been considering applying for a loan to cover it. So it was perfect timing when HSBC approached me with this fab infographic with tips for successfully applying for a loan.
How to Help your Teens through Exams is a collaborative post with Trespass. Exam season can be tough on kids and parents in normal situations, add in a year like this and woah it can be a real challenge to help your teens through Exams season, especially when you have teachers and school informing them just how essential both their mocks and finals are.
As winter has almost approached and snow is about to cover our roads we need to plan and manage things accordingly. Extreme and harsh weather conditions cause us to halt many of our daily tasks. In order to remain uptight and vigilant to face this season we need to properly pack ourselves and our kids in warm clothes and take a very good care of our health during this time.
This is a call to cancel exams in England in 2021. After reading Who’s the Mummy’s post on Why we need to cancel GCSE’s and my youngest child being sent home to isolate for the second time in one term, I decided to stop just talking about cancelling exams for year 11 and 13 in 2021 but to actively find our how I could campaign and make my voice heard.
Before I begin, let’s all get on the same page. Manifestation is the concept that a person can “call” something into existence through Intention, prayer, or thought. People have been talking about manifestation and the law of attraction for a long time on the internet and as a parent, I have some concerns about it especially when I see it used on Instagram and other social media platforms. So it is time to cut the nonsense. You can’t manifest it, you have to work for it. What parents of teenagers need to know about manifestation and the law of attraction.
Being a mum is no joke! It involves round the clock hard work caring for the kids, keeping house, homeschooling, office deadlines, dealing with innumerable tantrums and what not! In such stressful times, with the pandemic and online classes, the extra burden falls on the mum who is already under a lot of pressure. And it’s not easy.
In our vastly interconnected world, it’s more important than ever for our children to develop a rich global perspective. Summer schools are fantastic ways to increase your child’s creativity, empathy and ability to understand diverse issues around the world, as well as giving them an advantage in an international workforce.