29 ways to celebrate your child’s achievements

At the a recent Twitter Chat we asked parents how they celebrate children’s achievements, big and small. The party was sponsored by P&G, which has created a host of videos about athletes and their parents. Here are the heart-warming ways parents told us that celebrate achievements in their families. Get some ideas here and add your…

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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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20 brilliant ideas for teens’ post-GCSE holidays

Mark Frary is a travel writer and editor as well as a music festival organiser and father of three. Here, he tackles the issue of post-GCSE holidays – pertinent issues as well as great inspiration.  Over to Mark… While teens this year haven’t had the usual GCSE experience, and it’s an unusual time to be…

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Why do people read blogs?

Recently we asked our readers why they read blogs. I was in the inevitable blog doldrums, no motivation to blog, and felt no sense of inspiration. I wanted to know what it was all about and why I should bother. I wrote a post, asked my readers ‘Why do you read blogs?’ and got a…

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Catfishing or fraping? Know your cyberbullying terms

It sounds like a different language but one our children are becoming all too familiar with. From “catfishing” to “fraping” to a “roasting”, there are terms flying around that as parents, we need to be aware of, if not only to be able to speak to our children in the language they are using and…

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