Treads The School Shoes That Are Indestructible Review #Ad

Children and school shoes if your children are anything like my seven year old twin girls then you will have that feeling that you are constantly buying new ones because they quite simply don’t last very long. As a new full-term starts we are off to the shops to Purchase new school shoes again “parents give big sigh!” Muttering under their breath more money. So when I was approached by Treads the makers of the the indestructible school shoe, yes I will be honest I was a little bit sceptical that a shoe could be indestructible surely there is no… [Read More]

Fun Ways to Get Your Child to Love Maths

It is hard to get kids hooked up on maths. It is a subject that requires a lot of concentration and focus, and that is something that younger children have little of. If you want to help them grasp the main topics, you will probably need to do your bit as a parent outside of school. Knowing your maths is a life skill that comes handy at every stage of life. Below you will find a few tips on how to make the most out of your home education. Image via PxHere Keep Them Challenged It is important that your… [Read More]

A Mother’s Day Thank You Card To Break A Guinness World Record #AD

Mother’s Day is a very important day all around the world. It’s also a very special day in our home for a couple of reasons. My seven year old twin girls love to spoil their mum, my wife. The other reason is my mum who is in the twilight years of her life. This means that we make a big effort because the number of Mothers Days we will celebrating with her is sadly not going to be that many more. Spoiling and celebrating your mum on Mother’s Day is so important. It means that mum knows how appreciated, valued… [Read More]

Dads! Do You Talk To Your Daughters About Periods #Pads4Dads Campaign

Did you know that nearly half of all dads in the UK have not talked to their daughters about periods? In addition, only 1 in 3 dads have purchased period products, 4 in 10 dads never learnt about periods at school, and 45% of dads are unsure what the signs are that a girl might be about to start her period. These were the results from a survey carried out by Hey Girls UK. You have to be brutally honest here. Those are shocking results. Dads need to join the bloody conversation! I am a father of four daughters and… [Read More]

Dads! You Are Your Children’s First Superhero Lets Get It Right!

When you have been a dad for as long as me, it’s actually 24 years this year, it’s scary to think about where the time has gone. My son is turning 20 years old in a few days time and it only seems like yesterday that he was a baby. I’m not sure if my older children see me as their Superhero like they did when they were younger, but interestingly they still come to me for advice or just to bounce ideas off about their lives. What has come to my attention is how we are as dads when… [Read More]

Raising Little Geniuses: How To Make Your Kids Smarter

Young children are much more intelligent than we give them credit for. While your little one might not be Einstein or Curie material quite yet, they do learn a tremendous amount just through everyday living. They learn about physics with toy bricks and maths when setting the table. As parents, we want to give our children every advantage in life, so it’s natural to want to nurture their minds as much as you can. With that in mind, here are six ways to raise smarter kids. From Pexels 1. Ditch The Junk Food Junk food doesn’t provide the nutrients that your… [Read More]

Decorating A Child’s Bedroom With A Twist

Decorating a children’s bedroom can be very difficult, especially if you have twin girls as I do. Their characters, personalities and tastes are polar opposites. That means somehow we have to find a theme that both the girls are happy with, and believe me that is something that is incredibly difficult. You would think with me being a painter and decorator that decorating the girls bedroom would be a walk in the park, well, the decorating will be easy enough, that’s what I do everyday, but it is the decisions of what is going onto the wall that will be… [Read More]

Giving The Girls Bedroom A Facelift With New Duvet Covers

We live in a two bedroom bungalow, we have one bedroom and our seven year twin girls share a bedroom. A perfect arrangement you would think. Well not quite! Our twin girls are total opposites when it comes to their tastes and interests. In fact I call them my Superhero and Princess because of their personalities and character being so different. So when it comes to their bedroom, it’s always very difficult to keep both the girls happy. Their bedroom usually ends being divided into two completely different themes. So here are a few ideas to give a kids bedroom… [Read More]