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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29 of our favourite lockdown bakes

A huge warm baking welcome to you. I am finding great respite in the sunshine and the extra time I have to enjoy it. I am lucky enough to have a good sized garden and so have somewhere to chuck the kids out into when they are driving me crazy. But I do know for…

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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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6 ways to get out school uniform stains

The sign of a good day at school is school clothes covered in stains – from art class, the playground, the lunchroom. As parents we know this. As the people in charge of laundry, all we can do is cope. We asked parents for their top tips in dealing with the messiest, muckiest stains their…

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