Time Management for School Children
How Can Parents with School Children Improve their Time Management Parents often complain that they don’t have time for anything else apart from work and kids. Indeed, raising kids and working in this individualised world is demanding. If you want to run a lucrative career and give your children proper […]

Time Management for School Children: 5 Tactics for Busy Parents

The Christmas bells have already started ringing and we can hardly be calm as it is time to trim the Christmas tree, hang the wind chimes and rev up the cookie recipes. After all, the Christmas and New Year both call for grand celebrations. But this is also the time […]

How to Celebrate Christmas with Your Grandparents

The UK decision to leave the European Union last June is continuing to affect families and businesses across the country. The main cause of concern for many is that the final exit deal is still being decided. With no end in sight it is becoming more likely that the UK […]

A Guide for UK Families on What Will Happen in ...

Christmas inherently brings with it a unique set of seasonal pressures for any parent; as we battle the high streets to track down perfect presents, slave over a delicious roast dinner and decorate our home to such an extent that it resembles nothing short of a decadent Winter Wonderland! Of […]

Surviving Christmas as a single parent

This is a guest post by Ryan Lowe, Clinical Director at The Therapeutic Consultants. In this country we start children at school very early in comparison to many other countries. By itself this isn’t a problem, but we also don’t pay much attention to helping children settle in to new […]

Starting School: How to help your child settle in on ...

This is a guest article by Annabelle Short. If your family is like most families, you probably find yourself running every which way just about every single day… When you finally have a little downtime at home, you find that you are all playing on your electronic devices or just […]

7 Creative Activities that Will Strengthen Family Relationships

Decluttering experts are often telling us to eradicate unused items from our homes. This includes large gadgets, particularly in the kitchen, which take up space on worktops or in cupboards and go virtually unused from one month (or even year) to the next. Worse, it can be tempting to buy […]

Reveal, Reinstate, Repurpose: The three Rs of forgotten, unloved gadgets

The popular mobile app which runs alongside CBeebies – Playtime Island – has just had a makeover, and now includes new games from their favourite characters. It’s live now on the Apple App Store and Google Play, and from next week on the Amazon Appstore. It includes three fun new […]

CBeebies Playtime Island app updated with new games and characters

Young kids, even toddlers, using mobile phone and tablet apps is considered by many to be fairly normal in today’s society. Developing apps for kids is becoming big business, and is definitely (if you’ll pardon the pun) a growth industry. Apps are often tied in with popular TV shows and […]

Keeping kids safe on mobile apps

The Honourable Kirstie (with an ie) Mary Allsopp, who was born into near-aristocracy and has been racing to the bottom ever since by trying to sound posh and knowing on property programmes and tat-to-decor ‘craft’ shows, has embroiled herself in a Twitter row about washing machines. Unaccustomed to the general […]

Tory property toff Kirstie Allsopp dishonours herself as she washes ...

Last week the BBC announced it will be pushing an additional £34m over the next three years into children’s programmes, content and related services. The Corporation is hailing it as the biggest investment in children’s TV in a generation. While the majority of the budget will continue to be spent […]

BBC to pump extra £34m into next 3 years of ...