3 Ways to Make Going to the Dentist Less Scary for Kids

Dental anxiety, or a fear of going to the dentist, is one of the most common childhood fears, next to being in the dark, or possibly spiders! But unlike the other two, going to the dentist is a fundamentally important and necessary aspect of life,…

How to Enjoy the Festive Season During a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has made 2020 a tough year for everyone, and the majority have spent most of this time in lockdown. While in some parts of the world restrictions have been lifted, in other areas, these limitations continue, and people are now facing the…

5 Ways to Update Your Living Room

As your living room is one of the most used rooms in the house, it’s important that it feels cozy, welcoming, and reflects your tastes and style.  If you think your living room starting to look outdated, or you simply feel the need for a…

How to Foster a Love of Art from an Early Age

Whether your child grows up to be the next Van Gogh, or whether you want to help them to express their emotions in a creative way, fostering a love of art in children and young people is incredibly important. Not only can it boost their…

5 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Family’s Energy Bills

Running a family home is expensive enough, even without the constant worry of your looming energy bills that seem to rise immeasurably each and every year without fail. In fact, you will probably not be surprised to find out that energy bills in the UK…

Dealing with Your Childs Excessive Ear Wax

Ear wax is natural and protects your inner ear canal from dirt and damage. Having some ear wax is healthy, though excessive ear wax can be painful and cause loss of hearing. It’s common to use cotton swabs to clean out your ears, but you…

How to Help Your Child Overcome Disordered Eating

Letting your child make their own decisions as they age is a difficult part of being a parent for some, especially when the decisions they make are harmful to their health. This is especially true for parents with a child who has an eating disorder….

Budgeting: A Guide to Becoming a Frugal Family

If you want to start budgeting effectively to ensure your family lives more comfortably, you have landed in the right place. It goes without saying that living on a budget can be difficult. This is particularly the case if you are already struggling to get…

An Introduction to Phonological Problems

You’ve probably observed phonological processes though you were unaware of the name for it. It is first seen when a child learns how to speak, using the wrong phonetic sounds at times or missing syllables altogether. It is normal for children to make mistakes when…

Helping a Child to Cope with Death

Just like adults, children will experience and express grief in their own way. There is no way of predicting how your child will respond to the loss of a loved one, and their age will have a big impact on their ability to process what…