Teens & Tweens: Summer holidays & other thoughts

We spent several months together at home with our tweens and teens during lockdown, and now we are anticipating spending a summer holidays with them too! This may be a good thing or a bad thing, depending on your situation at home. I have collated some posts here to help guide, inspire and encourage you…

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Helping teens in lockdown

Another month has slipped past; life as we knew it, is but a distant memory and the unrelenting tedium of queuing, household chores and home schooling makes many of us feel like we are all living our very own version of Groundhog Day. There has, however, been some respite recently, with the announcement that we…

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Baking: 12 Father’s Day-inspired bakes

Julie from Julie’s Family Kitchen has pulled together a fantastic selection of recipes from top food bloggers, to get you inspired to bake something for Dad this upcoming Father’s Day. Get ready to treat your father figure this week!  The Free From Fairy has created a superb looking Gluten Free, Dairy Free Victoria Sponge, making this classic cake…

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5 reasons we hate Father’s Day

It’s Father’s Day on Sunday 21 June this year. We love the idea of celebrating dads in all their forms — live-in dads, part-time dads, stepdads, our own fathers, uncles who treat nieces and nephews like their own children, single dads, and more — but we’re not so sure about Father’s Day.  There’s something about…

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How I raise a biracial child in the UK

After Ashleigh, a black British Jamaican woman, married a white British (born in Wales) man, they had a glorious beautiful daughter called Alleppey. Ash is a blogger at The Constant Wonderer and recently vlogged about being in an interracial relationship and the challenges that come with marrying two cultures. Here she talks about the responsibility…

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