Giveaway – Returning To School with Treads Shoes

With less than a month to go until the school bells hopefully ring out again across the UK, it’s time to start dusting off your child’s school uniform and checking their shoes fit. “Will they or won’t they return to school?” is a hot topic of conversation at…

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The Covid Legacy For Our Lockdown Teenagers

“Cast adrift on a tide of uncertainty and unfulfilled dreams!” These were the words used by the former head of a London Girl’s School recently to describe the state of our generation of lockdown teenagers. The threat to the mental health and education of our teens as a…

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Missing Friends & Freedom In Lockdown

Birthdays are a moment of happiness and celebration but for those who have experienced a lockdown birthday, there is little doubt that any joy has been bittersweet indeed. “I miss my friends!” was the starting point for the outpouring of emotion from my daughter as she celebrated her…

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Tips For Surviving The Lockdown With Teenagers

We should be on a long-awaited family safari holiday now; but instead of enjoying the expanse of the African plains, we are, like all of us, adapting to social distancing and staying at home.  Life in isolation is a challenge for absolutely everyone, but how do you survive…

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Teens & Social Distancing

Social distancing.  How do we get our teens and young people to understand the importance of this new phenonmenon which has become such a core part of managing the coronavirus pandemic? Unprecedented and challenging times, social distancing, the world as we don’t know it  – those are the…

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Stylish Christmas Gift Ideas For Teens 2019

Have you decided what you are buying for your teen this Christmas or are you, like many others, scratching your head and desperately scouring the web for teen christmas gift ideas?  Teenagers are definitely not easy to buy presents for as they can be so particular about what…

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VeeLoop – The Online Payment System for Teens -Review

Do  you have a teen in the house with a penchant for shopping online?  If not you are a rare breed indeed.  If, like me the answer is yes, please read on. Fact – online shopping is on the rise in households worldwide and our household is no…

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The Girl Who Fell – A Play For The Social Media …

Grief after the loss of a loved one is inevitable.  Throw suicide into the mix and the consequence for those left behind is guilt of the truly toxic kind, that keeps its victims awake at night and forces them through a labyrinth of closed doors.  There is never…

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