Race Round the World with the Scouts

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I have three children in the Scouts; Isaac is a Scout, Eliza is a Cub and Sebby is in Beavers. It is something that they really enjoy doing as they get to go on outdoor adventures, try new things, learn about the great outdoors and build their self-confidence. This year has been very different for scout groups and they have been reliant on children joining in with zoom meetings during lockdown and my three were all disappointed to miss their… Continue Reading “Race Round the World with the Scouts”

Changing your name after marriage? Here are four innovative alternatives for all women!

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All around the world, some countries have a custom for women to adopt their husband’s name after marriage. No matter where you are getting married, the one question that always manages to make multiple rounds and is repeated across many different cups of tea, is” Will you change your name post marriage? ” It is kind of a fraught question. There may be instances where women would retain their names simply because they didn’t want to yield to societal norms.… Continue Reading “Changing your name after marriage? Here are four innovative alternatives for all women!”

How To Take Care Of Grandparents During This Time

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In 2020, many of us have been separated from those we love as a result of country-wide lockdowns and social distancing policies. Whilst this has been difficult for everyone, it has been a particularly hard time for the elderly, who have been isolated from the outside world – sometimes for months on end. However, that does not mean that you can’t find ways to take care of your parents (or grandparents) during this time! Check in One of the main… Continue Reading “How To Take Care Of Grandparents During This Time”

Project 365 2020 Week 47 – COVID 19 Lockdown Week 36

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The second week of a full lockdown and apart from some changes to my husband’s work, it still doesn’t feel any different. Cases of coronavirus seem to be levelling off, but the papers of full of stories that hospitals are struggling with the volume of patients infected. It has been a busy week for us with appointments to attend, but I like having my evenings back and we have watched the entire season 4 of The Crown and are loving… Continue Reading “Project 365 2020 Week 47 – COVID 19 Lockdown Week 36”

How to Make the Best Use of Your Space in Lockdown

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The prospect of entering another lockdown and having to spend the majority of your time at home may seem daunting to some. But this is the best time to reflect on what you didn’t enjoy about staying in so much, and endeavour to make it a more pleasurable experience this time round. One of the most common ways to ensure this is adapting your home to your new lifestyle, and adjusting the space for a healthier living arrangement, for both… Continue Reading “How to Make the Best Use of Your Space in Lockdown”