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A Crappy Christmas

We did not have much fun over the festive season. I spent most of the time in hospital. Luckily the terrible pain didn’t start until Christmas Day. Luckily seems like a very strange way to describe it as being ill at Christmas is terrible luck but at least I got to have a nice Christmas morning with my family before it all went horribly wrong. I had toothache for a few days before Christmas but it wasn’t terrible and pain [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on February 11, 2019 Uncategorized 4 Responses »
4 Relaxation Tips That Will Benefit Your Life

Regardless of how chaotic or hectic your days become, there is always room for relaxation. It’s a matter of setting aside the time for this and thus making it a priority in your everyday routine. You may think it’s hard at first, but self-care habits are easy to adopt. In particular, there are four relaxation tips that are bound to improve your quality of life. These include a family holiday, taking a break from technology, going on a scenic walk, and booking a trip to the spa. You [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on January 16, 2019 Uncategorized No Responses »
Four of the Best Things to Do This Winter with Your Kids

Winter is upon us and, people are preparing to stay indoors even more than they already are. The cold weather is driving people indoors, as well as driving them stir crazy. Winter does not have to mean an end to all fun and activities, though. You just have to get creative. There are quite a number of things that you can do in the winter to keep the family entertained. Declutter After the Holidays Getting organised after Christmas is a [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on January 2, 2019 Uncategorized No Responses »
Learning to Become a Foster Family

Here is another post in our fostering series. To read the previous posts click on the links at the end of the article. Whilst it may be you who officially becomes a foster carer, if you have birth children living with you, you’ll all be becoming a ‘foster family’. Recognising that fostering will have an impact on everyone in your family, and the family dynamic, is an important first step in learning to become a foster family. Firstly, whilst different foster [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on December 6, 2018 Uncategorized No Responses »
5 Furniture Essentials in a Child’s Bedroom

If the time has come that your toddler needs a big boy or girl bedroom, then there are some essential pieces of furniture that you’ll need to place in there that are different to what you may have had before. Here are 5 items of furniture that are essential to any child’s bedroom: 1. Comfortable Beds A child between the age of 5-11, on average, needs 10 hours of sleep according to the NHS website, which is why having comfortable, [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on November 27, 2018 Uncategorized No Responses »
What Types of Fostering Placements are there?

Following on from the post Why Foster Care Is Needed I have another post from David about the different types of Fostering placements. With over 72,000 children in foster care, the demand for foster carers is high. Here are the types of placements. You can find out about the different types of fostering placements available through us here. This article looks at the different types of placements and why they suit different foster carers. It is imperative that there is [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on November 22, 2018 Uncategorized No Responses »
Zuru Smashers Review & Giveaway

The perfect toy for Halloween is here. Bob has had so much fun reviewing the new Zuru Smashers SERIES 2. She loves blind bags and all of the little toys that come in them. We have had many different types of these in the past but none of them have been as fun to open as these. To open the Smashers you have to literally smash them. You throw the eyeballs and when they hit the floor they smash open. [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on October 24, 2018 Uncategorized 106 Responses »