Tag Archives: Parenting

LEGO with Dad – Perfect Christmas gift for the LEGO mad!! #AD

We were sent LEGO with Dad in exchange for an honest review I find building with LEGO bricks very relaxing, it also helps me connect with my children, we are often found building. There are many benefits to building with LEGO bricks. It’s good for communication skills, good for self confidence, it helps fine motor …

Gelli Worlds Dino Pack -Perfect for sensory, tactile and messy play! #AD

Gelli World, boys playing

We were sent the Gelli Worlds Dino pack and bath time products in exchange for an honest review. Why have I only just discovered Zimpli Kids Gelli Baff and Slime Baff! They are fantastic and they also offer a wide range of products including the new Gelli Worlds packs. Unfortunately we only have a shower …

Free Mental Health Taster for Families this Summer – Shaw Mind

Teenagers and their parents are set to benefit from free mental health and wellbeing taster courses thanks to a partnership between Shaw Mind and Newark & Sherwood District Council. The East Midlands mental health and wellbeing charity and its associate trainer, Tana Macpherson-Smith from Clearminds Education, are offering one-hour taster sessions of their Monkey Wisdom …

How are GCSE results now calculated in 2020?

Parents guide – How GCSE results will be calculated due to Covid-19 Students this year face a nervous wait for their GCSE’S results this year after exams were cancelled. Coronavirus forced schools across the country to shut, with schools only expecting to reopen in September- leaving pupils worrying about how they will be graded for …

Free Support For Parents During Lockdown – Helping families juggle work, school & play

Voluntary post to support families during lockdown. A new online initiative has been introduced to help families juggle work, school and play during the lockdown period with guidance from some of the country’s top experts in child psychology, diet and nutrition, and education. The Zoono Family Panel is a free online resource offering advice to …

Rafi-Tone – A free NHS App for young inhaler users

Rafi-Tone

Non sponsored post, Rafi-Tone I was recently sent an email about Rafi-Tone, a gamification app developed in the UK that helps children overcome the distress associated with asthma treatment. The registered medical device can be downloaded for free, the app supports good inhaler technique which is especially crucial during the Covid-19 outbreak. A newly validated …

FREE Educational Websites – Things to do when self isolating

Voluntary post – FREE online learning and activities. Corona virus is everywhere at the moment. The latest government advice is for families to self isolate for 14 days if someone in your household has a ‘new’ continuous cough and/or a fever. With schools on the brink of closure it seems parents are starting to worry …