With Half Term here next week and the Easter school holidays fast approaching too, having a few quick, cheap and easy ideas of things to occupy the children at home can be really useful.
As parents we will all be aware of our children turning into snack monsters during the school holidays. Many a time have I felt like a snack slave to my children. It can seem none stop and I can never quite get my head around how many times I am asked for a snack during […]
A new study has revealed that, by age 7, children will have spent 2 years and 3 months of their lives in front of a screen. More than half of that time is ‘mindless’ screen time – spent without family or friends, in solitary, screen-based activities. I don’t know about you but that sounds awful […]
So many parents are often looking for good value days out options to share with the family. The school holidays in particular can cost parents a fortune. If you are going to shell out for a family day out somewhere, you want to know that you’ll get your monies worth. There’s nothing worse than spending […]
No matter how hard you look, you’ll probably struggle to find a child that doesn’t have a sweet tooth. While a sweet tooth doesn’t necessarily mean that your child is consuming too much sugar, it’s important to be mindful of just how much you include in their everyday diet. Research has found that each year […]
If you are a regular reader or ‘linker’ to #sharewithme, firstly thank you for taking part, linking your posts and sharing and reading others’. This is just to let you know that #sharewithme will be taking a break for the summer starting from today. It’s very common for the number of links to hugely drop […]
The summer holidays are nearly here and school will soon be out. Feeling excited? Anxious maybe? Wondering how you will fill six weeks or maybe wishing the holidays were longer? Either way, one of the things that parents comment on in relation to the summer holidays is how much children eat. Those days when you’ve just […]
Having fun with the children is a key part of being a parent as far as I am concerned. There are so many fun things to do, not all of them costly that The Hatchbag Company decided to create a guide for parents to use this summer. Best of British: 101 Ideas for Having Fun […]