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Christmas gift ideas for Secret Santa 2019

Christmas gift ideas for Secret Santa 2019

I thought it would be a good idea to post some ideas for Secret Santa 2019, these are ideally for work colleagues or if you have a group of friends. I find it really hard to buy for these things sometimes as this year I have absolutely no idea who the person is I am buying for at work. But I am up for the challenge none the less. Here's what I featured last year. VIEW the POST

How do Escape Rooms work?

How do Escape Rooms work?

Ever since the first escape room opened in 2007, they have spread from Japan to Eastern Europe to the United States. The rooms are great for bonding with friends and corporate team building. I absolutely loved it. You may be thinking of hosting an event at one of these rooms, but wondering what exactly they entail. Are they dangerous? Will someone be able to participate if they are physically challenged? Is an escape room appropriate for children? The answer to all of these questions is yes. Escape rooms are safe, accessible and fun for the whole family. It helps to know a bit about what to expect before you make your first visit. VIEW the POST

Four ways to relax when the kids go back to school

The new school year is upon us, which means parents are breathing a sigh of relief after being constantly occupied by their children for the span of the summer holidays. While the school terms bring their own unique forms of stress and strife, they’re a chance for parents to relax into a routine, following some of their own pursuits a little more closely than they could over the summer. If you’re a mum or dad looking to unwind while the kids are at school, check out the four tips provided that’ll help you to unwind, relax and enjoy a kid-free space.

How to get your children ready for uni

How to get your children ready for uni

As a parent, you learn to look out for your kids over the years and it is important that they are ready for any situation that life throws at them. Going off to university can be quite an overwhelming experience for a lot of people and if your child is planning to do this in the near future, then you should do all that you can to help them prepare. I remember the moment my Mum and Grandma left me at uni, I was a mixture of excitement, nerves and sadness. In this article, we are going to give you some tips on how you can get your child ready to leave for university. Make sure to keep reading if you’d like to find out more.VIEW the POST

Getting the family ready to attend a wedding

Getting the family ready to attend a wedding

Weddings are fantastic affairs. The kids can play with their friends and distant cousins and you get to catch up with everyone. Plus, of course, you usually end up with some wonderful family photos. But, getting everyone for that great family occasion can be a bit stressful. There is a lot to do and think about, but provided you are organised and start early you can relieve some of the stress.VIEW the POST

Do we really make the most of maternity leave?

As a new mum, the option of maternity leave might be a stretched out time in your life that feels like ages, but let me assure you, that time goes quickly. Whether it is six weeks, three months, six or twelve months or even longer that you get to take off with your little one, do we really make the most of it? I don’t feel like I did with both of my maternity periods. I wanted to discuss some of the things you could do during your maternity leave to better ourselves and enhance our life in some way for the future. If you are on maternity right now, I hope that this gives you some ideas and inspiration.