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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

Three top tips when buying a new car

Three top tips when buying a new car

Buying a new car for yourself and your family can be a life-changing decision. Whether you are investing in a ride for your growing family or a small city run around for you to use to get to work, it’s important to take your time and do your research to find the best option for you.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.

My top tips on getting outside and enjoying outdoor play #DirtIsGood

My top tips on getting outside and enjoying outdoor play #DirtIsGood

Persil have launched a national campaign and are focused on encouraging children to spend more time playing outdoors and interacting with nature. As you know, we love getting outdoors and exploring what nature has on offer so jumped at the chance of helping Persil to spread the good word. The word that dirt is good, #DirtIsGood.  This campaign comes off the back of comprehensive global research which reveals 74% of children spend less and less time outdoors, in fact, they now spend less time outdoors than prisoners. Which is just ubsurd! How can children, these days, spend less time outdoors than prisoners? On reflection some days our children possibly do not spend much time outdoors, but on the whole and especially weekends, we try to get out and about as much as possible. Even if its just a dog walk at our nearest park, we walk and explore, play and jump ...

#Competition – win an Acer Iconia A1 tablet

#Competition – win an Acer Iconia A1 tablet

I have a fantastic competition to help kick off my #12DaysofConstantChristmas competitions starting next week (1 competition per day for 12 days!) and this will help you to complete your Christmas shopping or be the perfect Christmas present for a loved one. Did you know a 3rd of Brits are hoping to recieve a sleek tablet for Christmas?  What a great way to kick off your weekend on this rather #BlackFriday... VIEW the POST

All kids want for a cracking Easter is a picnic with the whole family

Excitable kids during the long school break followed by a four day bank holiday weekend, means the Easter holiday period can be tricky to plan for parents. Research released today by Sainsbury’s reveals that it’s uncomplicated, special time with family that is most treasured by children and parents, however parents worry they should be doing more.