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Thirty days of mindfulness

Thirty days of mindfulness

    I’m a huge fan of thirty day challenges, I’ve written about all sorts of different things I’ve tried in the past – from squat challenges which get increasingly tougher to more creative challenges where your skills develop as you try out a new make up technique every day. One thing I have been really focusing on is mindfulness. Over the lockdown I found compulsory online… Read More »Thirty days of mindfulness

    5 ways to get outside more

      Spending time in the great outdoors has so many benefits – from improvements in mental health, seeing beautiful new sights, getting fresh, natural air, partaking in fun activities, getting a daily dose of vitamin D – and the list goes on. Being mindful of how much time you spend outdoors and actively trying to increase this time can lead to some amazing improvements in your… Read More »5 ways to get outside more

      The Benefits Of Extra-Curricular Activities

      The Benefits Of Extra-Curricular Activities

        There are lots of reasons why child should pursue activities outside of their school and home environments. First and foremost, extra-curricular activities are a chance for little ones to develop a range of key skills. What’s more, it might be an opportunity for them to make new friends and become better communicators. Hobbies are also great for a child’s confidence. I have teamed up with… Read More »The Benefits Of Extra-Curricular Activities

        Top Tips For Child Proofing Your Garden

        Top Tips For Child Proofing Your Garden

          If you’re lucky enough to have a beautiful garden that you and your family can enjoy during the warmer months, you might be wondering how you can ensure it is safe and secure for your children, especially if they are little. Here are some tips to get you started with child proofing your garden so that you can prepare for summer, which is just around… Read More »Top Tips For Child Proofing Your Garden

          How To Raise An Optimistic Child

          How To Raise An Optimistic Child

            Optimism is important because it what allows us to look at the world with a positive mindset. When children practise optimistic thinking, they are more confident about overcoming challenges, which makes them more resilient and less likely to give up. It allows them to look on the bright side and focus on a successful future. So, if you’re wondering how you can help your child… Read More »How To Raise An Optimistic Child

            Top Tips for Helping Your Child with their Homework

            Top Tips for Helping Your Child with their Homework

              Homework can feel like a monotonous activity for children, but it’s an essential part of a child’s development of their skills both inside and outside of school. It’s not just about getting stuck into the homework itself, it’s about putting in the amount of work needed to finish your homework in time for submission and impressing their teachers. To help your child smash their next… Read More »Top Tips for Helping Your Child with their Homework

              How to Raise a Resilient Child

              How to Raise a Resilient Child

                In learning about resilience, we often face stages of adversity that will test our skills in managing these elements of stress and pressure. Showing your child early on how to face these instances will gear your child up for a range of issues they’re bound to face later on in life and help them to become a more resilient child.   Aside from relationship building,… Read More »How to Raise a Resilient Child

                How to Raise a Confident Child

                How to Raise a Confident Child

                  As children grow and develop new skills, they also become increasingly more confident. Confidence is important because it’s what allows children to put those skills into practise and bounce back if things don’t go to plan. It’s what allows them to perform well in school and eventually seek out a successful and fulfilling career. Those who lack confidence are usually afraid to try. Parents can help their children become more… Read More »How to Raise a Confident Child

                  The important things you forget to consider when you have children

                  The important things you forget to consider when you have children

                    Noone likes to think about emergencies and unplanned circumstances when you’re wrapped up in the joy of a newborn baby. I’m writing this as a parent to a four year old and thinking about how much my circumstances have changed in that short period of time is crazy. I could never have anticipated a global pandemic, never mind a burglary, three house moves and a… Read More »The important things you forget to consider when you have children