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Toddlers and Teenagers

Toddlers and Teenagers

Family life and parenting goes in cycles! Toddlers and teenagers are not much different! What I hear you cry? This can not be true! I joked with Karen at Let Kids Be Kids that the toddler tantrums are really just a little bit of training to cope with the teenage years. Just a wee bit of practise before the real stuff begins! While lots of parents think that by the time their kids hit teenage years … Read entire article »

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The noise that is silent

The noise that is silent

The world we live in is noisy, you can be closed in a room away from everyone and hear the silent noise. The noise can be entertaining, it can be company, it can be important and quite often useful but I think it is getting too loud. Our teenagers live such noisy lives too, alone in their rooms. They hear the physical sounds of their music, Vine or YouTube video more than often they can be … Read entire article »

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Ballzoons Reviewed – Fab for inside or out and little and big kids

Ballzoons Reviewed – Fab for inside or out and little and big kids

If you read Wednesday’s post you will realise that we have been experiencing rather wet weather, so why oh why would I be encouraging you outdoors with your kids. Well one, being indoors is no fun is it and two with Wednesday’s guide we know how to stay dry now!!! But all joking aside as you know my two are 13 and Oscar will be 11 in a just over a week. Yes it makes me … Read entire article »

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Dear Bex, I can’t believe your 13…

Dear Bex, I can’t believe your 13…

Dear Bex, Now hang on if you are 13 then that makes me older than I would like to think I am. Of course 13 means now you are a scary teenager but you know not all teenagers need to be scary do they? But you are no ordinary 13-year-old, your my girl so that horrid teenager thing does not apply right??!! The day you arrived I couldn’t believe my luck, this perfect little baby and actually you … Read entire article »

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Sponsored Video – Drinkaware

. I like to think when I am a writing post like this I can bring something to the table. Which hopefully also means bringing it to your table, real or otherwise. Talking in all shapes and form is good, hey I love to talk but did you know 65% of children said they would ask there Mum for advice on alcohol and 51% would ask their Dad. So have you got the answers, are you ready with some facts? I am going to sound really old and say  ‘In my day it was different’ the fact is alcohol has always taken lives and affected them, but now it seems the problems are bigger though more accepted. I know I need not tell you binge drinking is a huge problem here. More drinkable … Read entire article »

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