Why we’re Zoom’ed out: The downside of video calls

We originally noticed video call exhaustion at the beginning of the month. It’s now been confirmed not just by observers of modern culture like us but by actual scientists who note the digitisation of interaction, the delays and blips, the inability to accurately read body language and mirror each other can leave us feeling disconnected,…

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Teen & Tween Round-up: Tough times

Nobody ever said raising teens and tweens was a bed of roses. We all encounter challenges along the way. But sometimes it goes beyond challenging. It gets really, REALLY tough. This month I’m featuring posts from a couple of my favourite bloggers, who I am proud to call friends, who are going through particularly tough…

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BritMums Live 2015: Feel happier with the #EmbraceHappy session

As bloggers we are always busy, but are we happy? If you’re at BritMums Live this year, you won’t want to miss our newest INSPIRE session: Embrace Happy. The session will discuss how to better appreciate the everyday moments, taking a step back from the business of blogging and finding the joy in celebrating the little things…

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Divorce: Will mediation make it better?

It’s that time of year: when the divorce rate spikes as couples decide to their separate ways. Making this unpleasant time as painless is possible is a priority, and these days mediation plays a bigger part than ever. Find out if mediation is for you. Considering mediation is a legal requirement You may be aware…

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Mental Health Round-up: SAD, invisible illnesses & speaking out

First things first, I know, I know, the Mental Health Round-up went a bit AWOL there for a few months, didn’t it? I can only offer this post as my reason – Circles – and leave it there. Blogging’s taken a back seat now, as I attempt to work out how to properly deal with Stuff…

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