Archive

June 2018

29/06/2018

How to survive the Summer Holidays

So, it’s the summer holidays. Routines are out of the window, the kids have said they’re bored about 20 times a day since the beginning of the week (but won’t listen to any of your ‘fun’ suggestions), you haven’t had a minute’s peace and the house looks like no one has tidied up since Christmas. Sound familiar? Whilst the summer holidays can be filled with exciting family plans and warm(ish) weather as everyone enjoys a bit of time off, there are usually weeks where there isn’t an awful lot going... Read More

26/06/2018

3 meal prep ideas that take under 30 minutes

Meal prep is designed to make eating healthily as quick and effortless as fast food, saving you stress, money and precious time over the course of the week. However, if you find yourself spending your whole Sunday afternoon slaving over the cooker, meal-prepping can start to seem like more of a chore than a life hack. So, in order to bring the ease and efficiency back to meal-prepping, here are three tasty, nutritious eats that take under half an hour to make. Meal Prep: Quick skillet chicken, rice, and steam... Read More

18/06/2018
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Top 5 Ways to Pamper Yourself Before Bedtime

We all have those days when things don’t quite go to plan and stress gets the better of us. Whether you’re running around after little ones, balancing family life and work, or simply caught up in life’s busyness, it’s important to look after yourself, as well as everyone else. A little me time will not only help to reduce your stress levels, but it will also give you the perfect opportunity to pamper yourself. Here are 5 simple ways to take some much-needed time out. Wear Something Soft and Comforting... Read More

13/06/2018
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How to Give Your Kids Time Out from Tech

Building Social Skills Without a Screen Technology is an incredible aid to education but there are some things that it can’t substitute. Human interaction for instance is key to childhood development. Learning basic social skills at a young age helps children to develop valuable and meaningful relationships, both in their family unit and outside of it. Spending quality time together as a family is one way of helping young children to learn and understand body language, tone of voice and social skills and one way of incorporating this into a... Read More

11/06/2018

Top 3 family friendly city breaks

City breaks with the kids can be a daunting prospect; but if done right, they can be a perfect family bonding experience and a great first glimpse into other cultures for the little ones. So, this summer why not pack your suitcases and jet off to one of these stunning city destinations as a family? Barcelona with the kids As well as being a winning destination for adults, Barcelona has a lot to offer children too. Whether your little ones are into football, science, the seaside or amusement parks, Barcelona... Read More