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Fabulous Females Interview – Susie Weaver, S.H.I.T

It’s OK To Feel Shit, is a phrase many of us will be able to identify with right now and my next Fabulous Female, Susie Weaver, has put this sentiment at the centre of an inspirational campaign to raise money for mental health charity, Young Minds. Susie is…

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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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A Man Of Few Words

A man of few words is how I would describe my husband but those he delivers are worth more than their weight in gold, hence why he is so good at his job and almost certainly why I fell in love with him all those years ago across…

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Welcome Back

Dear readers, Happy New Year and welcome back, it’s been a while.  My head and my heart have been elsewhere recently and the urge to put fingers to keypad has been somewhat absent.  Christmas and a reason to pause came as a welcome break as it does for…

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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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Fabulous Females Interview – Karen Kenning, Pausitivity

Not so long ago the menopause was one of those words only spoken in hushed tones.  Now there is a veritable tsunami of women working hard to not only dispel the myths surrounding the menopause and educate women on the help available, but also to ensure women in…

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Mates Don’t Bully Mates #AntiBullyingWeek

Mates don’t bully mates.  Or do they? A staggering one in five (19%) children surveyed by the Anti-Bullying Alliance ahead of Anti-Bullying Week said they have steered clear of spending time with friends to avoid being bullied, suggesting that friends are more often than not the perpetrators.  Sad…

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