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 »
 
8 Ways to Improve Your Sleep, Eve Advice

From a very tender age, it has always been evident how good sleep affects the human being. Babes will cry and cause a nasty tantrum and hullabaloo if deprived of sleep. It is a common thing among most mothers to link a crying baby to either of these two things: an empty stomach or a dire need for sleep. The effects aren’t evident in babies only. They continue to self-manifest themselves even through our adult lives. In that light note, [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on July 27, 2018 Uncategorized No Responses »
 
Preserving Adorable & Special Memories

I love taking photographs. Since Bob arrived in our lives 7 years ago my love for photography has grown. Digital photography has changed the way we see photos. I miss taking a film to the developers and the anticipation when you open the envelope. Now we know how our photos look as soon as we have taken them. It does help with waste as many of my prints were not very good. Now you are sure that all of your [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on July 24, 2018 Uncategorized No Responses »
 
5 Things Side Sleepers Need to Know About Their Mattress, Simba's Perspective

From a very early age, we develop a sleeping pattern that lasts our whole lifetime. On rare occasions do we find ourselves changing and adopting other sleeping poses. You might have been taught to sleep on your stomach since you were a child. Trying to change this in the future might prove futile as morning after morning, you find yourself lying on your tummy. Therefore, it is important for parents to understand the various advantages attached to each sleeping position. [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on July 24, 2018 Uncategorized No Responses »
 
Giving Your Child the Gift of Self Confidence

In my experience one of the most important parts of a child’s character to be developed is that of self-esteem and self-confidence. Although these traits are often viewed as some of the most desirable traits to develop in any child they remain stubbornly difficult to achieve. The argument over nature vs nurture has raged for many years and whilst applicable to this topic, it is not for discussion today. The truth is this is something that could fill ten blog [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on June 19, 2018 Uncategorized No Responses »