Midlife Health Checks For Women

Have you had or are you due a midlife health check?  It’s so easy to forget what we need to do to safeguard our long term well-being but midlife is an important time for reviewing our health and particularly as a woman. The NHS offers free health checks every…

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Tweens, Teens & Beyond #32

Good morning and thank you for joining Sharon, Nicky and I for what will be the last Tweens, Teens & Beyond link up of 2017. We will be taking a break at the close of this week’s linky on Thursday 14th December and will re-open again on Tuesday 9th…

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Keeping Your Children Safe Online #WhoIsSam

When did you last talk to your children about staying safe online?  Was it as recently as this week? Or was it last month or even last year?  In an online survey by the National Crime Agency (NCA) 15% of parents hadn’t talked to their children for at…

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Tweens, Teens & Beyond #31

Good morning and thank you for joining Sharon, Nicky and I for another week of Tweens, Teens & Beyond and an opportunity to link up your posts on secondary parenting and lifestyle topics. Our favourite post from last week was from Liberty On The Lighter Side on the…

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Tweens, Teens & Beyond #30

Good morning and thank you for joining Sharon, Nicky and I for another week of Tweens, Teens & Beyond and another milestone as we move into our thirties. So Christmas is ever closer and rather than hide under the covers I have decided to join the great and…

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Top Must-Read Books For Teens This Christmas

The blogosphere is awash with Christmas gift ideas and as a family of prolific readers we are always on the look out for a good book.  I have picked my daughter’s brains to put together a few recommendations (in no particular order) for the tween or young teenage…

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Tweens, Teens & Beyond #29

Good morning and thank you for joining Sharon, Nicky and I for another week of Tweens, Teens & Beyond. Despite my best efforts to ignore it, the Christmas countdown is well and truly underway and London has gone nuts for sure.  A quick trip up to town yesterday…

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Guest Post – Teaching Children to Take Academic Responsibility

Claire Adams is a regular contributor in the blogosphere and I have always enjoyed her writing so was delighted when she asked if she could guest post for me.  For those of you who haven’t come across her before, Claire is a personal and professional development expert who…

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