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Getting more active through play

| Health & Beauty

Lucas and I are on a seesaw getting active through play

    ESP Play recently carried out some research with Liverpool John Moores University about childhood obesity. They found that in a child’s PE lesson at school 68% is spent stationary. I think that is ridiculously high, especially when PE lessons aren’t that long or regular. I know the school Lucas is meant to be […] Read more…

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How to help children cope with death

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How to help children cope with death

  I hope this guide will help you help children cope with death. First, before I go further, it is essential to acknowledge that dealing with your feelings is challenging, without the addition of caring for young people. Therefore, before you can help others, you need to take care of your needs too. Talking to […] Read more…

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Stop overthinking and Calm Down your Mind

| Health & Beauty

Have you ever wondered what is really holding you back from everything that you want to do? More often than not, people overthink, and that’s actually worse than you think it is. For someone who tends to overthink, a little obstacle or hurdle can turn into a giant problem, which can cripple them and their […] Read more…

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Creating an exotic garden

| Home & Garden

Red canna lillies

If you are trying to create a unique garden or backyard atmosphere, you may be hoping to make it look exotic, or look a lot less like every other garden in the neighbourhood. Everyone has their own idea of what constitutes exotic, but no one can argue that a tropical looking garden in a non-tropical […] Read more…

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Uncovering the Benefits of Co-Sleeping

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Uncovering the Benefits of Co-Sleeping

For decades now, having your child alongside you when you’re sleeping seems to have gotten a bad reputation and I completely understand the risks but it is actually great, and packs in a ton of benefits for both the parent and the child. We have co-slept since he was a baby. So if you’ve got […] Read more…

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Lunch at L’École, Vendoire

| Food & Drink

The back garden seating

  A couple of weeks ago we went to L ‘École in Vendoire. It is about 10 minutes from where we are staying in Champagne-et-Fontaine. The restaurant is situated in a beautiful house and garden. It is a stunning setting with shaded seating under the terrace and also seating around the back with views overlooking miles […] Read more…

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The Benefits of Having Your Children Go Vegan

| Food & Drink

A vegan burger

  What is a vegan diet? It is very popular these days, making it the diet of choice among millennials as well as individuals who are looking for a healthy change of pace. More and more people are switching to a vegan diet because of its benefits such as better overall health by lowering blood […] Read more…

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