Category: Parenting

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Homeschooling – How to Stay Sane!

Just as I got the 4th child into school, we are told to home school!  The benefits of homeschooling are, not having the stress of the school run, or juggling after-school clubs. Time is a little more flexible and I don’t need to worry about showing my great adventures on Facebook or glamming up for socializing with yummy mummy’s. On the other hand, homeschooling means HOMESCHOOLING! I’m running between all the children trying to make sure they have learnt something, eaten something, done some exercise and not killed each other before three o’clock. Phew! So let’s break it down and try to stay sane.

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6 Things to Do at Home with Your Child

The country is taking various measures in order to stop the spread of coronavirus. Schools are closed, adults are working from home, events over 30 people are not conducted, and public places can no longer host more than 10 people. In the coming days,  everyone will have a bit more time to spend at home – especially children.

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Let’s Have Another Baby!

Those immortal words one partner says to the other after the first baby has started sleeping through for a couple of nights, and they have forgotten the hell of the sleepless nights. After the hormones have made a shift, and suddenly a new baby seems like a brilliant idea. The pain of birth is a distant memory, and the idea of a baby brother or sister increasing your family is all you can think of.

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5 Last minute non-toy gift ideas

Do you remember a really special Christmas present you received as a child? Well, mine was a little pink doll called Jane and Jenny. It was given to me by my uncle when I was about 3 years old. And that was the only doll I ever had. Well, the good thing is that I still have not just the doll, but also the warm memories associated with it. Today, my little boy has way too many toys, and I thought that another toy for Christmas, will only add to his clutter collection and not to his childhood memories.