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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.

Why you may choose to use a tutor for your child

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  It is no secret that when you are a parent you are going to want the very best for your children. This not only applies to their childhood, but also for the rest of our lives. We all know that those years spent at school lay the foundations for their future careers and perhaps […] Read more…

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Keeping children safe and warm this Winter

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Keeping children safe and warm this Winter

  The temperature has dropped and soon the nights and morning will be darker but that isn’t going to stop Lucas wanting to go out. I don’t want it to either, it was actually quite nice having our early morning walks last year. Lucas loves his footwear and has a huge selection of sandals, trainers […] Read more…

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How to help a child deal with grief

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How to help a child deal with grief and death

As parents, our natural instinct is to protect our children, from everything that’s wrong or anything that might cause them harm. Death and loss of life is extremely difficult to deal with for us adults as well, and naturally, children too, are aware of it, even though they might not react or understand it completely. […] Read more…

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5 activities to teach children self control

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Growing children need to be taught a lot of values which can include sharing, being respectful, having compassion and self control. We see a lot of adults struggle with self control, and if you can get your children to develop this at an early stage itself, it can be helpful throughout all their life. Fingers […] Read more…

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The best toys to get children outside

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The best toys to get children outside sand with a child kneeling and two buckets

  Playing outdoors is important to the physical, mental and psychological development of children. Paediatricians recommend up to an hour’s worth of outdoor playtime daily for children, but even half an hour could do wonders. Playing outdoors helps children learn and adapt to their surroundings, and in the process, improve their motor skills, coordination, spatial […] Read more…

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How and when should you start potty training?

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We recently went to Hamburg and whilst we were away my Mum started potty training Lucas, we went away with him in nappies, showing no interest in the potty or toilet and came back to him in no nappies and ‘big boys’ underpants. We only went away for 2 days! Since then he has been […] Read more…

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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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