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”

Top Family Games for Christmas Day!

We love playing board games as a family but rarely get the chance to all down together and play them due to work, swimming lessons and after school clubs, but with Christmas and New Year around the corner I shall be dusting off some of our old and new favourites and planning some proper games nights. Our favourite family game is one we can all play –  UNO Extreme!  We fell in love with the game of UNO when it… Continue Reading “Top Family Games for Christmas Day!”