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We’ve been around as a local site for the parents of Harpenden and the surrounding areas for over 4 years promoting everything that’s available in the area for children and families, and in that time we have also featured great articles from a variety of contributors and hilarious blogs from our very own mummy blogger that have been a big hit with our followers. So we’ve decided to expand and share them with parents across the UK and beyond.
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Pancakes in the Michaels household is a firm weekend favourite and there is only so long you can refuse the protesting and mantra of two children shouting; ‘pancakes! pancakes! pancakes!’ at 8 o’clock in the morning...
If there are three little words that every parent dreads at this time of year they are “World Book Day”. We know that it’s coming, it happens every March, and every year we swear we’ll be more organised next time. But inevitably we put off thinking about it in the hope that some great idea will come to us, and instead, when it doesn’t, we end up in a last minute panic.
As our lives are becoming more and more reliant on digital services, and the connectivity between our gadgets is improving all the time, it’s inevitable that our kids will encounter the trials and tribulations of using technology from an early age. With this in mind, we’ve put together four considerations that you should make if you are thinking of letting your children use technology.
Judging by the recent plummet in temperature, winter has well and truly kicked in. The cold weather, the shock of going back to work, all while battling post-Christmas fatigue can bring our defenses down, making us easy targets for colds and flu. If you are on a quest to fight the flu this winter, try applying these simple changes to your lifestyle and you may manage to avoid catching whatever bug happens to be doing the rounds.
Sometimes I think I was smarter when I was a child. I was desperate to try and make the world a better place. Whether that meant fighting for justice on behalf of a best friend who’d had her favourite pencil stolen (you know, the one with the fluffy pink pompom on the end) or raising money (about 25p) for the endangered Giant Panda
Participation in sport is fantastic for both the physical, social & psychological health, however, it is important to use measures to protect our children against injury especially if they are competing more and more. As most injuries tend to be due to overuse, many positive actions can be taken by our young athletes to prevent injuries...
The Do's and Don'ts of the perfect children's party! Take the stress away and start organising today! Here's how...
- Big Fluffy American Pancakes (and a bonus Greek one…) from Theo Cooks!
- Simple Ideas for World Book Day
- Keeping our children safe online
- Four considerations you should make when letting children use technology
- Homeopathy – get the lowdown
- How to avoid seasonal sickness this winter
- Top tips to prevent sports injuries in children.
- The ultimate guide for planning your child’s birthday party!
- Breakfast Muffins (Flourless recipe)
- 5 simple steps to maintain health as you age
- Planning revision for the new 2-year A Level syllabus
- 10 ways to motivate yourself to make it to the gym
- Rock Cakes – Just Like Mum Makes
- Elf on the Shelf antics!
- Keeping school on the brain through the Christmas holidays…
- The Ultimate Effort in Meal Planning
- Kids should rule the world!
- Home is where the heart is
- Digging out your future
- You are what you eat!
- It’s dangerous work being a parent
- Do you know the Newborn Checks?
- As summer fades…
- Ducking and diving through parenthood
- From one stressed parent to another…