Ditch the screens: the benefits of traditional games

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Whether it is a television, a tablet or a smartphone, it’s without a doubt that our kids always have entertainment at hand and, with so many options in one small screen, it’s understandable that traditional games have a harder time competing for our children’s attention. Let me put all my cards on the table. I don’t believe that screen time is a negative thing, it can offer wonderful interactive ways to teach and entertain our children but traditional games (that… Continue Reading “Ditch the screens: the benefits of traditional games”

An unconventional Mother’s Day

Mothers Day

Over the last few years Mother’s Day have been a bit hit and miss. Parents of teens will know that they have a habit of sleeping in late and forgetting what day of the week it is, never mind if it is a special occasion. This year I wrote Mother’s Day off before it even started as my husband and eldest son both work in retail and have to work weekends and I managed to book myself in two places… Continue Reading “An unconventional Mother’s Day”