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How to keep romance alive (in a relationship)

How to keep romance alive (in a relationship)

Why is it that all romance novels stop at the part when the man and woman fall in love? When they consummate their relationship or get married? When I was a teenager and reading Mills and Boon novels, I used to wonder this. Surely this couple were just starting their...

Cheap activities on Mother’s Day

Cheap activities on Mother’s Day

If you google Mothers day, your search engine will suddenly be populated with stores trying to sell you a present. Flowers, jewelry, the works…. Mothering Sunday is a beautiful day and one that companies want us to spend our money on. However, there is far more to...

Healthy meals for picky kids – ISMD 2021

Healthy meals for picky kids – ISMD 2021

International School Meal Day is here to celebrate the wonderful, nutritious food that is grown in all countries and to help us parents in making healthy meals for picky kids. This day highlights how healthy eating can be affordable to all. It is a day that has been...

White Valentine’s Day Japan – discover the romance

White Valentine’s Day Japan – discover the romance

Have you heard of White Valentine’s Day? If you celebrate Valentine’s Day in Europe or America, you may not have done. So let me explain what it is and why it could be an exciting day for you. I live in the UK. On 14th February, we celebrate Valentine’s Day. If you...

How to improve a growth or fixed mindset

How to improve a growth or fixed mindset

Do you have a growth or fixed mindset? Due to a lot of work, my growth mindset and money mindset are now increasing all the time. How are yours? I say this with joy. Mainly as my mindset has been pretty poor for a lot of my life. Without knowing what money mindset was...

Great Valentine’s gifts, creative day ideas

Great Valentine’s gifts, creative day ideas

I both love and loath aspects of Valentine's Day. I love the intrigue of its history, dislike the commercialism and then again love the romance behind the meaning. We need to celebrate our partners as they are meant to be appreciated. Here are ideas of great...

What and what not to do whilst dating

What and what not to do whilst dating

Tips... How to have a successful relationship... What not to do... At the ripe old age of ‘never you mind!’, I can definitely say that I have dated. Had fun, then heartache. Vowed never to do it again, then did it again….. So what am I actually going to write and tell...

Children’s Mental Health Matters – Place2Be

Children’s Mental Health Matters – Place2Be

1st - 7th Feb is Children's Mental Health Week. To commemorate and highlight this important week, I would like to walk with you. Together, we can discover why our children's mental health matters. We will learn why it is so important to promote and maintain their...

Tips for entertaining children on a budget

Tips for entertaining children on a budget

It’s now the third UK lock-down during the Coronavirus epidemic. Life is dramatically different and children are being considerably affected. Schools are sporadically open then closed, parents still have to work whilst trying to help their children with schooling and...