How to go on holidays with kids without packing a toy

Written by Alice Zsembery   Are you sick of packing a suitcase full of toys for a quick holiday trip? Unsure of how you could possibly go on a holiday with kids without packing a single toy?   Here are… Continue Reading >

How Can Children Enjoy the Holidays While Keeping School in Mind

With holidays around the corner teachers everywhere are excited to breathe, relax and take a break. Reports are written, half of the year is gone and the second half is already planned out. It’s an exciting time. Holidays mean family… Continue Reading >

Holiday Activities for Kids

School holidays are nearly here again! Soon you will get questions from your little kids, or maybe not so little kids, about what to do and where you will take them.  You’ll wonder what will keep them all busy and… Continue Reading >

New Fun Kid’s Reads for the Summer Holidays

 by Susan Taylor   It’s that time of the year again! Of course, the school summer holidays are fun, but boy can they also be long if you’re a parent (working or not). There’s only so many trips and outings… Continue Reading >

Have you heard about the January Blues?

We’ve all of heard of ‘having the blues’ or ‘feeling blue’…where we know this as meaning feeling sad or depressed. There’s even been many a song written about having the blues….but have you heard about having the January Blues? Essentially… Continue Reading >

Creating Holiday Moments in Uncertain Times – Top 5 “Mum Staycation” Tips

 By Krissy Regan The Wellness Poet   Like many people I love holidays. Holidays are our hard-won reward for all the long hours we put in at work. I got my first passport when I was 21 and spent the… Continue Reading >

How you can make Christmas special for you and your child when divorcing

Christmas can stir-up a variety of emotions in people and families. There can be remorse for breaking up a family, sadness that the family aren’t together, missing old traditions and loneliness of being on your own. But … there is… Continue Reading >

3 ways to look after yourself & avoid becoming a holiday grinch

I watched a Mum Have a Meltdown at the shops — this is what it taught me about self-care over the holiday season. Jas Rawlinson   It’s 9am on a Saturday morning, and I’m crossing the road to my local… Continue Reading >

‘Tis the Season to Stay Healthy! (Top 10 Tricks to Keep on Track throughout the Christmas Chaos)

Brace yourselves!!! The Christmas season is in full swing… the added demands of school holidays are about to hit the next level…. and the relentless strain of ‘making an appearance’ at every ‘do’ you’ve been invited to…. all add to… Continue Reading >

Top Tips for Happy Travelling with Kids

The thought of travelling with kids is not something that fills most parents with joy. It’s often stressful for both parents and children, as well as those around you, but with Christmas holidays on the approach, it’s often obligatory for… Continue Reading >