Tweens, Teens & Beyond #7

Hello and welcome back to Week 7 of linky Tweens, Teens & Beyond hosted by myself and my fellow Tween and Teen bloggers Sharon at After The Playground and Nicky at Not Just The Three of Us. Yet again last week we had some new linkers join our…

Sleepless Nights – Tackling Insomnia in Menopause

“How did you sleep darling?” is the habitual morning question from my husband. How “well” and particularly how “badly” we sleep is not only a subject of marital discussion but is also a national and international obsession. Obviously, sleep requirements vary by individual but most healthy adults need between 7…

Tweens, Teens & Beyond #6

Hello and welcome back to another week of linky Tweens, Teens & Beyond hosted by myself and my fellow Tween and Teen bloggers Sharon at After The Playground and Nicky at Not Just The Three of Us. I hope you all had an enjoyable Easter break and benefited…

What Is The Real Value of Sport To Our Children?

With one teenager finishing last term with a hockey tour and one starting this term with a cricket tour, I am reminded of the value of sport in my teens’ lives not only from the obvious perspective of benefiting from exercise, but also more universally in helping to prepare…

Tweens, Teens & Beyond #5

Good Morning and welcome back to the fifth week of linky Tweens, Teens Beyond hosted by myself and my fellow Tween and Teen bloggers Sharon at After The Playground and Nicky at Not Just The Three of Us. The Easter Holidays are here and with it the usual…

Does Growing Up Mean Growing Apart?

My teenagers are growing up but does this mean we have to grow apart?  Growing up generally involves a defining moment in everyone’s life.  For my daughter, this was not when she hit puberty, but when she turned 13.  This was the magical number to her.  It signified…