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How to make family mealtimes simple

How to make family mealtimes simple

In many homes, dinner is the one time of the day where the whole family comes together and spends time in each other’s company. Family mealtimes are the ideal time for everyone to share their news and chat about their day. However, sometimes the reality of family mealtimes fails to match this expectation. For many parents, dinner can be a source of stress. When you have a hectic schedule and have had a difficult day at work, finding the enthusiasm to decide what to cook can be challenging. If your kids decide that they don’t want to eat the dinner that you have just spent time preparing, mealtimes can become even more stressful. But, mealtimes do not need to be this way; these tips should give you some ideas on how to make family meals simple and far less stressful for everyone: VIEW the POST

4 Considerations for unexpected pregnancies

4 Considerations for unexpected pregnancies

I have had many friends over the years find out that they're pregnant, but they hadn't planned that. Dealing with an unexpected pregnancy during an uncertain time in your life will bring a lot of shock and confusion. There will be instances when you won’t know how you should handle the news and may not make the right decisions for you and your unborn child.  This post isn't to assume that unexpected pregnancies means unwanted babies, albeit sometimes this does happen. VIEW the POST

How we are coping with lockdown 3 and helpful tips

January 2021 and that dreaded news hits our ears: “schools are closing to all students“. I can deal with all other restrictions but closing the schools to the children just breaks my heart. They were so sad, Isla cried herself to sleep and just knowing how much they will miss their friends and routine. I thought I would write down my feelings during lockdown 3 and some helpful tips on what we are doing to overcome some of these feelings.

Things I need for lockdown with school children

Things I need for lockdown with school children

Lockdown 3 is a lot different to the first lockdown. I know I am not the only one to think that. In the Spring it was bright, sunny, dry and getting out in the garden was easy. We also had lots of space to use for quiet office space, our conservatory for example. This time around we are all trying to use the same spaces and we are not getting out into the garden as much. We also do not have the luxury of being a pretend teacher this time as we have so much work to do! Here's what we need for lockdown with school children: VIEW the POST

Learn how to remain young at heart as you age

Learn how to remain young at heart as you age

The hands of time come for us all eventually. At some point in life, we all start to feel the weight of age falling upon us. The reality is that no one regardless of money or the genetic lottery will stay naturally young forever. Instead, you need to make sure that you are taking the right steps to preserve your health and remain on the right track for the future. Everyone wants to be young at heart! VIEW the POST