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5 ways to spoil yourself this month

5 ways to spoil yourself this month

Can you believe it’s April already? I guess it's nearly May! This year is flying by so quickly, it can be difficult to keep up. Hard to believe that once Easter is over with, the kids are starting the Summer Term at school! With all the deadlines, errands, social commitments and hectic weekends it can be really difficult to find any time for yourself. You might think that you don’t need any R&R but studies have shown that making time for yourself and indulging in activities that you enjoy can have a positive effect on your mental wellbeing. VIEW the POST

Benefits of reading bedtime stories to children

Benefits of reading bedtime stories to children

Have you ever seen a kid in a movie or a TV show asking for their parents to read a bedtime story? And how many times has your child asked you to do the same? Reading aloud to children before they fall asleep is not just a thing of the past or a cinematic nod to suburban culture; it’s a routine which is good for children and their development. American Academy of Pediatrics even recommends reading to infants from birth. Some researchers suggest that bedtime stories are boosting child’s brain development in many ways. So, here are some actual benefits both children and parents can receive from this lovely routine.VIEW the POST