Why Join Slimming World & Tips For Success

Share This: I thought you might appreciate an update on my slimming world journey, and why I think slimming world seems to be working for me.  I joined a slimming world group a month a go, and trust me when I say I was sceptical at first.  Now necessarily about the eating plan, as I’ve used that before and I’ve…

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Introducing #TeenTalk & How to Discuss Puberty

Share This: One of the most awkward challenges that parents face is when to discuss puberty with their son or daughter.  When to have this conversation is only the start of it.  How do you discuss puberty with your child and all the changes that the body is about to embark on without wanting to be swallowed up into a…

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5 Reasons You’re A Great Parent

Share This: Today, I read a post by a blogger friend of mine that made me really sad.  I’ve met this lady in real life a few times and I know she is an amazing mother to her son.  To think she is writing about failing as a parent made my heart sink.  I know many of us do it, whether…

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Barclays LifeSkills: Diary Of A Parent Part 1

Share This: My son isn’t far of leaving school, and as a parent I worry that he doesn’t appreciate how difficult getting into work will be.  He’s 17, and typically quite grumpy and refuses to accept help from Mum most all of the time. He hides himself away in his room, plugged into his PC and hasn’t a clue how quickly he…

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Exam Results And Tips For Supporting Your Child

Share This: If you follow my twitter feed you might already know that last Thursday was a big day in our house.  It had seemed like ages waiting for the GCSE results to come out.  School finished for Teen at the May Half Term, and the list of exams he had to sit seemed endless.  Just down to the sheer volume…

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The Breastfeeding Diaries and Round Up: 24th June 2014

Share This: Welcome to the second week of The Breastfeeding Diaries.  This week marks National Breastfeeding Week and you may have already noticed a lot of activity on social media if you’re following #KBBF2014 (Keep Britain Breastfeeding 2014).  There are some amazing stories out there and this campaign is doing amazing work to help women achieve successful breast feeding.  This…

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