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Father's Day is just around the corner, and now is an excellent time to start planning how you'll pay tribute to Dad. Whether it's your biological dad or just the paternal figures in your life, the occasion provides a great opportunity to say thanks for all that these men do. But...
Not every family dynamic is simple.  Even though divorce rates in the UK have fallen to their lowest level since 1971, many couples navigate parenthood differently. While many choose co-parenting after a split, others may rely on extended family to help raise their child. In a blended family, children are raised alongside those from a...
As the winter months gradually give way to the promise of warmer weather (extremely gradual here in the UK), now is the ideal time for parents to start planning for the upcoming summer holidays. Whether you're dreaming of a relaxing beach getaway, an adventurous city break, or a cultural exploration,...
Possibly not for young children, but definitely for older people who love to be entertained by children's stories. Over to the wonderful Christopher Walken. What is the moral of 3 Little Pigs? The moral of The Three Little Pigs is that patience and hard effort pay off in the end. However, the secret...
At present, social media platforms play a significant role in shaping the lives of teenagers. Instagram, with its visually appealing content and widespread popularity, has become a virtual playground for young users. According to DemandSage, 2023 saw a record number of Instagram users. This year, the platform had over 2.4 billion...
Psychologists led by Dr. Candice Mills at the University of Texas conducted a study involving 48 children, ages six to 15, to unravel when kids typically stop believing in Santa Claus. The children answered questions about how they learned the truth and their resulting emotions, while their parents shared...
*Sarah, once a contented "smug married" woman leading a life characterised by its "middle-class, middle-everything" essence, encountered a defining moment when a knock on her door shattered her world. On the eve of her son's birthday, Sarah was startled awake by the sight of police officers at her doorstep, accompanied...

Mum’s at Christmas

Mum's are generally the coolest and most wonderful part of the family. The following are just some of their qualities: Unconditional Love: Mums have an unparalleled ability to love unconditionally, regardless of circumstances. Nurturing Nature: They possess a natural instinct to nurture and care for their children, providing comfort and support. Sacrifice:...
Picture this: it's a sunny morning, and you're getting ready for a family outing. You've got your partner, kids, and all the gear piled up. What's your vehicle like? If it's versatile, you're in for a smooth and stress-free journey. In this article, we'll explore why choosing a versatile...
It can be tricky to decide whether or not to keep your child off school, nursery or playgroup when they're unwell. There are government guidelines for schools and nurseries about managing specific infectious diseases at GOV.UK. These say when children should be kept off school and when they shouldn't. If you do keep...