How Important Is a Mattress to Kids and Health and Development

Sleeping Child

One of my favourite Oscar Wilde’s quotes says that “the best way to make children good is to make them happy.” And there are so many forms in which we can do just that! Giving is only one of them, and I believe it to be the best of all, because of the bliss it brings on their faces and the life example it teaches them – and all of us – for the future. Helping children get a proper… Continue Reading “How Important Is a Mattress to Kids and Health and Development”

Making the UK more autism friendly with Autism Hour

Autism Hour

Back in July, Morrisons Supermarket launched a ‘quiet hour’ for autistic shoppers who struggle with music and noise, joining The Entertainer toy shop that also holds “quiet hours” during the first hour of opening every Saturday. As technology progresses, we are all hit by sights and sounds around every corner and for autistic people, the world can seem full of too much information for them to process. In a bid to make the UK more autism friendly, The National Autistic Society are launching… Continue Reading “Making the UK more autism friendly with Autism Hour”

How to save money on shopping for Christmas

I am sorry to mention the “C” word in September, but it is just 94 days until the big day, although even I was very surprised when I walked into a local shop yesterday to see it full to bursting with Christmas decorations already. As a mother of 6, Christmas can be an expensive time of year, but I do have a few hints and tips to save money along the way. 1. Manage Expectations My top tip is to… Continue Reading “How to save money on shopping for Christmas”

A month of change

Kian 18

This September has seen the biggest change in our household for some time. Kian has been counting down the days until he leaves for university since he finished his exams back in June and thankfully, he got into his first choice university. On Friday, we took him down to Bristol to move him in to his new accommodation. Until then, it was easy to take it in our stride that he would be leaving home and we busied ourselves with… Continue Reading “A month of change”

Top Tips To Help Kids Deal With Hay Fever

Tissues

Do your children battle with runny noses and itching eyes and endless sneezing in the summer? Then in all probability, they suffer from hay fever. Are your kids prone to seasonal rhinitis? A runny nose, itchy eyes and lots of sneezing? Does it normally occur during the warmer months of the year? If you answered yes, your child suffers from seasonal rhinitis or also known as allergic rhinitis. The most common cause of allergic rhinitis is pollen particles which float… Continue Reading “Top Tips To Help Kids Deal With Hay Fever”