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Chilling with Lucas blog is a family lifestyle blog with family-friendly content, family-friendly reviews and family-friendly lifestyle tips. Tips for money management when you’re a stay at home parent. Managing money can be tricky for stay at home parents. For fun family things to do at home there is a list of fun family films for family film night inspiration. Family life insurance is an important decision for family members to make and finding the right family life insurance can be easy for parents on a budget. Spiritual family practices can include the benefits of crystal healing with children. You might be considering trying crystal healing with your children and crystal healing with your family. Encouraging children to learn a musical instrument can be a fun part of a child’s education and how to improve your child’s handwriting. There are plenty of free homeschooling resources to help with home education and free stories for children. One thing all parents need to do with children is to discuss the importance of online safety and how to discuss internet safety with your children, especially when using the internet to home educate your child. Advice on learning at home with your children and tips on crisis schooling children. Learning and reading with Usborne books and becoming an Usborne books representative. If you are currently pregnant in isolation or having a baby in isolation you might be feeling a bit anxious so how to cope with pregnancy in isolation. For fun family activities why playing outside is so important for children and top things to consider when buying your first family car for family day trips. For family health and taking care of older relatives, there are health tips to avoid age-related illnesses. Chilling with Lucas family lifestyle blog with family-friendly reviews, advice and home education resources.

My First Scalextric review

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My First Scalextric review

  Lucas was recently sent* Hornby Hobbies My First Scalextric set, £39.99. When I told D we had been offered one, he was very excited about it as he remembers the fun he had on his Scalextric when he was younger and couldn’t wait to introduce it to Lucas. My First Scalextric is a fab […] Read more…

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How to encourage children to be more active

| Family, Health & Beauty

importance of outdoor play #tearsintosmiles

  Before the age of tablets and smartphones, children used to live fairly active lifestyles. They’d go out and play with their friends and spend hours exploring outdoors. These days however, you’re more likely to see children with their heads glued to the TV or mobile phone screen. It’s no coincidence therefore, that there’s been […] Read more…

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The importance of family meals

| Family, Home & Garden

#familymeal #familydinner

  Over the years, I think eating family meals together has declined. More and more people are eating with their dinner on their knee in front of the TV or giving the children their meals and then eating later when their other half has returned from work and the children are in bed. When new […] Read more…

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Teacher training tips for busy parents

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Teacher training tips for busy parents

  Teaching is a great career option for parents – not only do you understand the young mind, thanks to spending so much time with your own little ones at home, teaching hours are also usually a good fit for busy mums and dads who need to make sure that they can be at home […] Read more…

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Why I love wooden toys

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Wooden toys brightly coloured alphabet snake puzzle sri toys

  Lucas was recently sent* an Alphabet Snake from SRI Toys to review and just from opening it, I loved it. There is something about wooden toys, the simplicity of them, the bright colours they have painted on them, the timelessness. Wooden toys don’t go out of fashion, we go to my Grandma’s on a […] Read more…

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Engineer the chocolate bar of the future

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Engineer the chocolate bar of the future

  It’s no secret that children like to ask the question ‘why’, but just how much? New research reveals that curious children in the UK ask their parents 22,174 questions during their school years – more than half of which are science or engineering related (53%). Nearly two thirds of parents believe curiosity is key […] Read more…

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Bath, Book, Bed with Jo Frost and Book Trust

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Bath, book, bed

  Lucas and I were invited* to the Trafford Centre on Thursday as part of Book Trust’s #BathBookBed campaign. Parenting expert, Jo Frost and the Peppa Pig family have teamed up with Book Trust to emphasise how important the well known bath, book and bed routine is to help your children get the sleep they need and […] Read more…

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