Great ways to keep the kids entertained at home

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Boredom has undoubtedly been one of the most defining emotions of this pandemic era. Indeed, many surveys conducted during the initial lockdown revealed that more than 50% of people concerned about the pandemic’s impact on their well-being reported feeling bored. Since children quickly lose interest, keeping them entertained indoors is crucial to everyone’s sanity!

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4 Useful Ways to Help Your Kids Land Their First Job

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Just because you’ve found the right career path doesn’t mean your exposure to job searches is over. There will come the point in your life where you need to help your kids take their first steps into the professional world. If you want them to be successful, you need to give them some advice but not do it all for them, so here are four useful ways to help your kids find their first job.

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TFMR : We lost our babies too

Despite the happy chaos of our every day family life, the trauma of losing our second daughter is never far from my mind. It’s a grief that has undoubtedly eased and lessened with time, but one that we carry with us as part of our very being; our family story and a memory that is important to preserve.

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Chain Reaction: Could Cycling Be The Ideal Sport For Your Home School?

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When school closures were whispered about this time last year, it seemed like we were on the brink of apocalypse. Parents, like everyone else, fluctuated between thinking ‘surely not’ and ‘we’re all doomed’. And, when the homeschooling bomb was finally dropped back in late March, it came as a huge blow, especially amidst predictions of ‘a doomed generation.’

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The Nickelodeon Years

It feels like yesterday that I published blog posts about CBeebies and the joys of baby centric tots TV; In the Night Garden, Cloudbabies, Baby Jake Wooly and Tig, Let’s play and, for my sins, show me show me.

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Did Coronavirus propel us into the future, or the past?

As a kid, I had a pretty clear vision of how the future looked. I mean, the Jetsons had it all mapped out for us didn’t they?

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How To Have A White Sofa With Toddlers Around

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There is just something so beautiful about a white sofa. It’s sleek, stylish, and it goes with everything. Except, perhaps, toddlers.

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3 ways to make life easier as a parent

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Life as a parent can be quite stressful, lets face it. There’s a lot of different things to think about and juggle in your mind whilst keeping others fed, warm… alive.

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What is the impact of Covid restrictions on our children?

It’s 2021, yay. We are still under tier 4 restrictions, boo.

Here in Kent it’s been a long while since the hazy days of summer and the distant memory of the October half term because we never really came back out of November lockdown 2.0.

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How to save money as a parent

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There are lots of different things that you need to spend out on as a parent. Clothing, food, education, fun… you might even need to buy a larger house or get a bigger car. The list seems endless, and it can be worrying working out how you’re going to cope with the changes that are coming and the financial differences that a new baby is going to make. 

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