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”

How to Pass the Lockdown Hours in Productive Ways

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Lockdown is a difficult time for many people, and there are a lot of things you need to consider right now. But it is important that you make sure you do your best to come up with ideas that are going to help you pass the time in constructive and productive ways. It’s not easy being stuck at home, and this is definitely something that you need to think about as much as possible. Many people are going stir crazy… Continue Reading “How to Pass the Lockdown Hours in Productive Ways”

4 Important Rules For Setting Up Your Baby’s Cot

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In the weeks leading up to your due date, there are so many things that you need to get ready. But preparing your baby’s cot is one of the most important. For the first six weeks, they should sleep in a cot in the same room as you and you need to make sure that they are as comfortable as possible. Safety is also a big concern when setting up your baby’s sleeping area. These are some of the key… Continue Reading “4 Important Rules For Setting Up Your Baby’s Cot”