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40 years of Phoenix dance

Entertainment. Emotion. Education. On Saturday evening I was invited to see 40 years of Phoenix dance at the Birmingham rep. I have to be honest and say that every single performance moved me. From the core shaking drums of the opening act to the heartbreak of suicide in the final act. I love the performing arts and the ability dance and music has to inspire.… Read More »40 years of Phoenix dance

Afternoon tea in the Midlands

Spring has arrived and Mother’s Day is coming up. It is time to start planning in some lunch dates with the ladies. There are some glorious spots to visit for Afternoon Tea in the Midlands and beyond. Here’s a list of some of my top picks. Great places to pause for refreshment in the midst of a busy day or to visit as a destination… Read More »Afternoon tea in the Midlands

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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

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Helping Your Child Become More Independent

Parents are naturally inclined to do things on their child’s behalf, whether that be to save time or simply to make life easier for the youngster. However, when parents take over, they are inadvertently sending a message that they don’t have faith in their child’s abilities, which will unfortunately have long-lasting side effects. Your child will never learn to believe in themselves or solve problems independently… Read More »Helping Your Child Become More Independent

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5 Screen Free Activities for Children

Lots of children (and adults alike) rely on screens as a source of entertainment and communication, but this isn’t always the best option for their overall health and well-being. Children need to engage in a variety of different stimulating activities so that they can develop key skills and remain active. So, if you’re wondering how to keep your children entertained without the use of a digital… Read More »5 Screen Free Activities for Children

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Dermaqueen giveaway

The team at Derma Queen are offering one lucky reader the opportunity to win a Magnitone device worth £90. It’s as simple as clicking here or tapping the image below to enter. We have been busy putting some amazing comps together with all sorts of items featuring on my Mothers Day gift guide available to win. DermaQueen’s Vibra-Sonic technology boasts 3 variable speed settings and… Read More »Dermaqueen giveaway

£50 Fantastic services Voucher

The team at Fantastic Services are offering one lucky reader the opportunity to win a £50 e card voucher for Mother’s Day. It’s as simple as clicking here or tapping the image below to enter. We have been busy putting some amazing comps together with all sorts of items featuring on my Mothers Day gift guide available to win. The prize is a £50 voucher… Read More »£50 Fantastic services Voucher

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Love leggings £50 ecard giveaway

The team at Love Leggings are offering one lucky reader the opportunity to win a £50 e card voucher for Mother’s Day. It’s as simple as clicking here or tapping the image below to enter. We have been busy putting some amazing comps together with all sorts of items featuring on my Mothers Day gift guide available to win. I opted for the Love Leggings… Read More »Love leggings £50 ecard giveaway

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Start-Rite vegan School shoes giveaway

The team at Start-rite are offering one lucky reader the opportunity to win a pair of vegan school shoes for their child. It’s as simple as clicking here or tapping the image below to enter. We have been busy putting three different styles of shoe to the test and you can read all about our purchasing online experience here. From easy measuring guides to a… Read More »Start-Rite vegan School shoes giveaway