Photography

The Best Photo Editing Tools, Tips, and Hacks for Professional Looking Photos

Of all the different types of photos people take, selfies are the most likely to get edited. But almost any kind of picture can benefit from a few simple tweaks. You don’t need to be a professional photographer to make your pictures pop. Let’s look at some easy ways to make your pictures more attention-grabbing. 1. Use Presets in Your Photo Editing Software to Get Started Photo editing software like Photoshop and Lightroom can be a bit complicated for new users. Don’t worry if you aren’t sure how to use all the buttons and sliders right away — stick to …

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Norwegian Cruise

On a Cruise for the First Time – 10 Things You Need to Know

One highlight of the COVID19 pandemic, was seeing all the cruise ships that moored in the bays of Bournemouth and Weymouth – we even found an app that told us their names. Sadly, they have all left now as the cruising industry is starting to take bookings again. If you’re thinking of taking the plunge and booking your first cruise, you may not know exactly what to expect and how to go about preparing for it, where to go, what to pack, what to do on board, etc. Well, don’t worry, the 10 tips below will help you out and …

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Maternity Photo

Top 3 Conception Tips To Help You Get Pregnant

How exciting! You and your partner are trying for a baby. The magic of childbirth and creating a new life is a feeling like no other in this world, but getting there can often be a long and painful process for some couples and then once you are, there is so much to get done before the baby  arrives.  If like many happy couples across the globe you are struggling to conceive, then read on for our top three suggestions to help you get pregnant. What is most important is to remain patient and to persevere – you will get …

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Learning

Top Tips for Helping Your Child Learn a New Language

Children who are fortunate enough to have been given an opportunity to learn another language are able to open their mind’s to other cultures and deepen their understanding of the world. It also provides them with various travel and career opportunities when they’re older. However, like anyschool subject, learning a language doesn’t come naturally to every child. What’s more, as parents, it can be difficult to help your child learn a new language, especially if you don’t speak it yourself. I have teamed up with an independent school near Chorleywood to offer some tips. Sticking labels to all of the …

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Mother and Daughter

How to Help Your Children Through Your Divorce

Going through a divorce is rarely simple and, as parents, finding a ‘new normal’ — and opening a line of communication that best serves the interests of your children — can be incredibly difficult. Whether this new stage in your relationship is marked by bitterness, regret, indifference, or something else, focusing on the family you have created together, finding ways of maintaining stability amid so many changes, and offering reassurance should all be top priorities as you move forward. Read more about helping your children through your divorce below. Gentle Honesty Being honest about the changes happening in their lives …

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