January 31, 2015

Encouraging fitness in the family: activities to exercise together

Family with kids cycling in summer with bicycles

    Exercise doesn’t have to take up a lot of time and it doesn’t have to be a carefully planned and executed routine. It is more likely to be fun and successful if you don’t think of it as exercise at all. Instead, try to find a time when the whole family can be […]

Rainy And Cold Day Play

girl playing in rain

    With the weather still being dark and gloomy this winter, it can often be hard to occupy the kids. For us stay at home mums it is vital that we still encourage our children to be active and have fun and educational play, even in bad weather. Learning new ways to play and […]

UK Holidays with a Difference

windmill north norfolk countryside england

    There’s no need to go abroad to experience something truly unusual when you go on holiday this year. Britain has some wild and wonderful destinations which are easily accessible without forking out the price of a plane ticket. From quirky glamping to renovated water towers here are some the more whimsical holidays these […]

6 Easy Fundraising Ideas For Your Kid’s School

Fundraiser Thermometer Tracks Goal Reached Success

    In these days of budget cuts and layoffs, many schools rely on added income in order to be able to provide teaching and equipment for its pupils. The odd bake sale here and there is no longer the most effective way to secure cash for schools. Are you searching for simple yet effective […]

Five Incredible Performances by Actors with Disabilities

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    There are a number of unsung heroes and heroines in the acting world that really don’t get the credit they deserve, in particular some actors with disabilities. This is why we’ve put together a list of five of the most incredible acting performances from film and television, by disabled actors and actresses:   […]

Common Misconceptions of Care

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    As most people only have to think about care when it comes to a certain point in their lives – either they have to consider care for an elderly relative or they may have to think about their own needs – it often holds some mystique with people who carry lots of wrong […]

This is the reason my house is untidy

Isobel, Anna and Libby try to crochet

    Because of this lot. It doesn’t matter what I do, it never seems to make any difference whatsover. Housework, that is. And it’s so embarrassing. I hate it. I hate the fact that there isn’t a place for everything and everything in its place. It frustrates me that all I seem to do […]

How to plan the perfect camping adventure with kids

Family camping in the park

    Lots of parents rule out the idea of camping with kids because they think these trips will be too much hassle and stress. In fact, with a little careful planning, such outdoor adventures can represent the perfect family holidays. These cost-effective vacations give you and your brood the chance to explore new places, […]

Safety First: Family Car Trends For 2015

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    When it comes to driving with our family, safety takes first priority, followed by comfort. The safety features of cars intended for family use should be designed for passengers of all ages. Most vehicles on the market today have similar basic safety features, but there are certain key features that families can never […]

And this is why children don’t always do as they’re asked…


  Caitlin demonstrated to the girls how they should hug sideways for a photo ‘with your arms out… like this.’ So the girls posed for the photo – with their arms out… like this!     Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on faves Buzz it up Share on […]

Media Request: New TV Show About Bullying

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    ARE YOU CURRENTLY BEING BADLY BULLIED? OR PERHAPS IT’S YOUR CHILD BEING BULLIED?   We would like speak to teenagers aged between 12 -18 to try to HELP! If you feel like you’ve tried everything to solve the problem, but nothing is working then we’d like to hear from you. Please contact the […]

Top Tips For Planning A Family Get Together

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    Having a large family is a fantastic thing, but sometimes it can also be hard to plan simple things such as Christmas and parties. Forward thought and having a robust plan is the key to a brilliant and successful get together for you and your family.   Venue An event such as a […]

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