#MySundayPhoto – Fireside

Theres so much more to fire than heat; the glow of the burning embers, the smell of the smoke, the sound of crackling as the fire burns. It's mesmerising and I could spend hours seated by the fireside warming myself or simply soaking in the atmosphere as the flames cast shadow and light around the room. If there's one thing that really, truly relaxes my mind, it's simply to sit myself by a fire and to gaze into it making patterns, shapes and forms from the flames. View Post

#LittleLoves – Healing, Holidays & Alexa!

The weekend has arrived and for once we are child-free for the night leaving us with options to actually ‘go out’ as in ‘go out out’! Whether I’ll have the energy to get ready and to actually leave the house by the time that I’ve written this post, caught up with the soaps and had a shower I’m not entirely sure but I’ll give it a shot.

This week hasn’t been too bad in all honesty, I’m finally getting myself into some form of routine with the kids being back at school, that and with my elbow feeling a little better thanks to the new support which eventually arrived I’m far more able to crack on with things around the house.…

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Internet Practices that will Help you to Keep Your Child Safe

Mobiles really are everywhere. It seems at times that nearly every child out there has a mobile phone, so when the time does come for your child to ask you for a phone, you may be under a lot of pressure to say yes. It’s important to understand that your child having a phone does not mean that they are in any danger, but it does mean that as a parent, you need to be aware of the risks that having a phone can pose if you don’t take the right steps in ensuring your child’s safety.

Contacting Others

When your child has a phone, or when they are using their phone on social media, do they actually know the person who they are talking to?…

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Cooperative Play With Pandemic

As a member of the ‘Blogger Board Game Club’ each month I am sent a game to play, review and to share with my readers. This month we were sent the international award-winning game ‘Pandemic’.

 

Pandemic – A Cooperative Game

Designed by Matt Leacock and published by Z-Man Games, Pandemic is a cooperative game which all players work to win or lose together, this is a rather new concept for our household as over the years we have grown accustomed to board games being a battle against one and other.

Pandemic is suited for two to four players aged eight years and over, each player takes on a specific role (either a dispatcher, medic, scientist, researcher, operations expert, contingency planner or quarantine specialist) each of which contributes to game play through special abilities and skills.…

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Don’t Stress Just Soak

Don’t get me wrong I miss my kids greatly when they are busy at School but over the past couple of months I’ve learnt to adapt and to make use of the time that I now have to myself. Often I busy myself with household chores but every now and then I’ll take a moment for myself to do something which I otherwise wouldn’t have the chance to do such as today when I ran myself a bath, threw in a rather large Lush bath bomb then poured myself a glass of Cola and turned on the tunes to keep me company.…

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