Review – The ResMed S+ Sleep Tracker

A  good night’s sleep is increasingly regarded not only as the best but the most crucial medicine for our health.  Without it not only are we operating below par in the short term, but long term we are susceptible to a range of life threatening illnesses. Our health…

Tweens, Teens & Beyond #23

Good morning, it’s that time of the week again when Sharon, Nicky and I look forward to your posts about all things Tween, Teen & Young Adult related plus those bits that apply to us as the adults behind those years. Our favourite post from last week was…

Tweens, Teens & Beyond #22

Hello, I am now firmly back on British soil and glad to be hosting another week of Tweens, Teens & Beyond with my co-hosts Sharon at After The Playground and Nicky at Not Just The Three Of Us. We are always delighted that so many of you take…

How Do We Build Our Teenage Girls’ Self-Esteem?

Has your daughter ever called herself ugly?  If so how did you react?  Did you – like me – respond with a sharp intake of breath and a vehement “No you are not!”? At the time of this shock announcement from my daughter I was in Paris on a girls…

Tweens, Teens & Beyond #21

Good morning gorgeous linkers! Thank you for joining us for another week of Tweens, Teens & Beyond.  I hope you have all had a glorious week.  I am writing this from Paris, where I have enjoyed a few days courtesy of a gorgeous friend to mark my 50th…

Students Spend Nearly £400 In Freshers’ Week

How much is Freshers’ Week costing your teen?  Research I read this week shows that students across the UK can spend around £400 in Freshers’ Week.  Put this in the context of the average annual student maintenance loan of £1500 and the reality of the maths is scary.…

Tweens, Teens & Beyond #20

Good Morning and welcome back to another week of linky Tweens, Teens & Beyond hosted by myself and fellow bloggers Sharon at After The Playground and Nicky at Not Just The Three Of Us. I hope you have all settled back into some form of normality after the…

Tweens, Teens & Beyond #19

Good morning.  I hope everyone is well and that for those of you with tweens starting secondary school everything went smoothly last week.   I am knee deep in University preparation and like many others will be clogging up the motorways on Sunday with a car rammed full…