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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

Simple ways to build your child’s self confidence

Simple ways to build your child’s self confidence

Parents want the best for their children in every aspect of life. Whether that’s promoting future success, happiness at school or in the friendships they make along the way, each stage is critical for their personal development. A great way to promote this development is by helping them to discover their own confidence and self-esteem. By building this, they begin to develop methods to confidently problem solve and make informed decisions based on experiencesand knowledge gained. At each stage of their life, boosting this self-confidence is key to getting them through each aspect of their growth as a person. VIEW the POST

How to keep your teenager safe during the holidays

As a parent, one of the most difficult stages of your life is when your little babies make the transition from child to teenager. I am really nervous about this stage, but I have been offered some fabulous tips.  After puberty, everything changes; the way they look, the way they talk and what they want to do with their hours is suddenly totally different. Whether they are out at a friend’s house with their phone out of battery, raiding the alcohol cabinet and replacing the Single Malt with water, or contemplating what a relationship feels like, it can seem like everything they do or say is designed to shock. …

Isla – 4 years and 6 months

Isla – 4 years and 6 months

So my baby is 4 years and 6 months, or 4 and a half if you'd prefer. She's been a little monkey this week. Not entirely sure if she is just very tired or just going through one of those stages that they go through. That when you are struggling other parents say "it's just a stage they're going through".  VIEW the POST

My baby boy is turning five

My baby boy is turning five

My little man is turning five, I cannot believe it is true.  For I still remember the day he was born and seeing my parcel of blue. Everyday he makes me so proud, he is getting his boyish charm,  Starting school and making friends, our lives are never calm. VIEW the POST

Bedrooms that grow up with kids

One thing that will strike any parent is how quickly their kids grow up. I’m always amazing how fast they grow and how much their tastes can seemingly change on a day-to-day basis. But it’s not just their favourite pop stars or computer games that can be ever-changing, as even their tastes in clothes and decorations can suddenly alter too. …