Are you dreading explaining that Covid-19 trumps Christmas to your children this year? Fear not, for Yoopies has created the Guide to how to manage the holidays with children given the current restrictions.
Returning to work after having a baby can be very difficult and involve a whole host of mixed emotions for mums, as they learn to juggle and accept that their priorities may have shifted.
Giftedness is celebrated for the many advantages it can confer. Not only are gifted children highly intelligent, they also tend to be creative, enterprising individuals. Their plentiful ideas and unique take on the world can propel them to achieve great success, but only if they’re provided with the supportive, understanding environment they need.
Life with the four of you Pre-Covid was hectic. Non-stop and hectic. I mean four children was always going to be hectic. We were always in a rush. Rushing to school, to swimming, to guitar lessons, to netball, to basketball, to theatre classes, to gymnastics, to galas and to shows and performances. Then it all stopped!
Educational games and puzzles have been an absolute lifesaver as a parent this year. I used to get so frustrated with big box games and puzzles, flapping about how much space they took up, but I’ve been so grateful I kept them all this year. In fact, I’ve added to our collection this year and they’ve been hugely beneficial.
I’m not a fan of the term “mummy blogger”. It’s not a phrase I use to describe myself, but it is a term that lots of brands use to describe mums, like me who write blogs.
Of course, we will all be watching Christmas movies and going on nice Winter walks, but for the bits in-between, I always find it helps to have a few bits and bobs to hand to encourage creativity.
We here the phrase a lot don’t we, the importance of feeling comfortable in our own skin. This can mean very different things to people though. It can mean feeling comfortable within yourself and how you look, it can mean being comfortable with your size and shape and so on – for some people though, this can literally relate to the comfort or discomfort that they get from their skin.