Parenting is challenging, that can’t be denied. But for all the downs, there are endless positive moments that make it all worth it. For parents with a child with cerebral palsy, however, things can be even more difficult. The child is often different from other children their age and may require support services throughout their whole development. Thankfully, there are ...

Kids love scooters, bikes and any vehicle that allows them to travel fast and have fun. Here are some great safety tips from Greenelectricscooters.ie if you’re considering an e-scooter for your child. Wear The Right Protective Gear Accidents are inevitable at times, and this is why you need to make sure your child wears the right protective gear at all ...

It is always difficult for teachers to decide whether they should tutor children or adults because these are two completely different tasks. Tutoring adults is not the same as tutoring students. The difference in their abilities and vulnerabilities makes the methods of teaching them quite different. You cannot walk into a classroom full of kids with the same teaching plan ...

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been used for centuries to treat all kinds of ailments and is commonly, and very successfully used to treat infertility. TCM herbs should be prescribed by a qualified herbalist who, after evaluating a patient’s health, will prescribe a tailor-made formula for that person’s specific needs.  TCM takes a holistic approach and treats the whole person ...

I know, I know, absolute insanity to be thinking about Christmas this early in the year, I quite agree. As my birthday is at the end of November, before I had a family of my own, I would not talk about such things until at least the 1st December. But, now I have a family of my own, I’ll admit ...

As it is starting to feel Autumnal and my central heating has just clicked on, we look forward to what Autumn has in store for us. The season will bring crisp mornings, leaves falling, back-to-school and Christmas prep? Well, yes. Summer’s end is the perfect time to think ahead to Christmas; start Christmas planning now, and you’ll reap all of ...

Fans of The Week Junior can say goodbye to boring car journeys! Award-winning children’s magazine The Week Junior has launched a brand new podcast, The Week Junior Show in partnership with Fun Kids, the children’s national radio station. The Week Junior Show is created for curious 8–14 year-olds and their families. Each week, Fun Kids presenter, Bex Lindsay, will be ...

How to Hire a Nanny Increasingly, both parents are going out to work and with demanding careers, families are looking for good quality, reliable childcare. Many families opt for a nanny who not only becomes part of the family, but also provides essential wrap-around care for the children within their own home environment. A live-in Nanny usually works 10-12 hours ...

If you are just getting started, you may be wondering, what is digital scrapbooking? Digital scrapbooking firstly allows you to digitally enhance and change your photos before presenting them on a digital scrapbook layout. Of course, you have always been able to remove red-eye, crop photos and change contrast with basic software. But good digital photo software allows you to ...

How to Make The Best Glitter Slime! This is such a pretty little project to do during the weekends and school holidays. It’s super simple and just by changing the colours you can completely change the theme. Maybe deep blues and purples for a galaxy? Black and orange for Halloween? Or even Red, Green, Gold & Silver for Christmas. The ...

Organised Family Life Hacks – Part 18, 2019 Planning ahead and doing a little bit at a time leaves a lot more time to enjoy yourself and just makes the general day to day running of life so much easier. You also can save money by being prepared through the year. Every Friday we’ll post a list of Organised Family ...

Does Sun Cream Expire? Does Sun Cream Expire? Most sunscreens do expire and because of this they should come with an expiry date stamped on the box. It is very important not to ignore this as the chemicals do degrade and may well lose their protective effect. As a rule most sun creams will last for ‘at least a year ...