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5 Reasons to be thankful for family

5 Reasons to be thankful for family

No matter what, we all have a family. From our parents, grandparents, siblings and extended family right through to our partners, children and grandchildren of our own in later life, family plays an important role throughout the course of life. Our family is a vital support network, one which provides us with all-important love, care, sympathy and words of kindness. Families should be there to help you out in your time of need – after all, who else will know you better than your close family!VIEW the POST

My top tips for camping with small children

My top tips for camping with small children

The usual sounds of an English campsite: air pumps filling up the inflatable mattresses, small children giggling, screaming and crying (the crying is normally our children). As I sit here in the campsite, the sun is setting, I started to think about the essentials and wondered what my essential and top tips for other families would be. Before I knew it, I had a list:  VIEW the POST

Travelling with Children my top 10 tips

Travelling with children can seem like a very daunting task, I remember thinking when the children were younger that it would be incredibly stressful. We did take a holiday to Turkey though last September and our children were 4 and 2. It was stressful but not as much as I thought it would be. I gathered up some useful tips that I wanted to share. Do you have any useful tips for travelling with children? …

Helping someone with hearing loss

Helping someone with hearing loss

Communicating with someone who suffers from a form of hearing loss isn’t easy, but the likelihood is that it will be something we all have to do at some point. The statistics highlight just how big a problem hearing loss has become in the UK. One in six of the population suffers from some form of hearing loss – that’s more than 10 million people altogether. VIEW the POST

Toddler Talk: Noah’s prompt book

Toddler Talk: Noah’s prompt book

To help with Noah's talking and learning words I thought it would be a good idea to start a prompt book with pictures and the associated word to help him along. The reason I decided to make my own book for him is because other books that you can buy don't have the words together that Noah has learnt so far. So I figured if I made him a book of his own, I can add words & drawings as and when he learns new words. So we can practice the words he's learnt and also as he is starting to say new words I can add them to help him learn these words. Like bus, he can say "bu" but isn't pronouncing the S so I've drawn it all up to help him learn. It seems to be working, he's certainly trying! Noah's new word of the week is ...