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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.

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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What is intrinsic motivation?

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Intrinsic motivation

I have followed Alice and Living with a Jude for a while now. I love the her honesty and humour while she tells the story of living with her young family including her son Jude who has autism. When Alice said she would like to guest post I gave her free reign of any topic […] Read more…

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What Mummy really wants for Christmas

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What Mummy really wants for Christmas

Of course I would love a new Pandora Charm, some Sanctuary toiletries and chocolates but oh, what I would give to have the following…     A cup of coffee, a hot one without being harassed. Lucas has become obsessed with wanting my cup as soon as I walk into the room with it. This […] Read more…

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Tips for a stress free Christmas

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  Christmas can be a stressful and expensive time of the year. To help you have Christmas on a budget utilise pre-Christmas sales, cashback sites and use loyalty cards. To keep Christmas as stress free as possible, I start buying my presents in the Boxing Day sales and spread the cost throughout the year when […] Read more…

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The anticipation of going from one to two children

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  No, I’m not pregnant. My Lucas is staying an only child for the foreseeable future. However, Nicole from Dear Little Lucas has been writing down her fears and excitement of her Lucas becoming a big brother to their baby girl, Iris in a few weeks x     So with only a matter of […] Read more…

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How do parents relax around the home?

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When I get a little time to myself, I like to have a peaceful bath without Lucas toddling around or catch up on my soaps with a cup of coffee. Having little ones means it can be hard to relax around the house, whether they are demanding or not. Their toys are still spread around everywhere, […] Read more…

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