Supporting Your Child Through Study and Exam Stress [Image: Unsplash. This is a collaborative post] We usually talk about stress in negative terms but apparently some stress is a good thing as it prepares our brains to perform better and forces us to adapt to new situations. Obviously too much… Read More »Supporting Your Child Through Study and Exam Stress
Liberty on the Lighter Side - (LoLS)
Born in the UK, reared in South Africa and now living in the Irish countryside with my husband, four kids, a few chickens and other animals, I love to write about the issues closest to my heart on my blog Liberty on the Lighter Side. With honesty and sometimes humour I discuss the ups and downs of family life, including parenting, being a woman in my late 40's, travel, arts and crafts and our favourite recipes. Before I was a mother I was Graphic Designer - creating is my all-time favourite activity. I'd love it if you joined my family on our adventures.
How to Help Keep Your Children Confident and Sociable as They Grow Collaborative Post (Feature image Unsplash) I wouldn’t have called myself a confident child, I was quiet and a bit shy, although paradoxically I longed for the limelight! Talking about a Nativity play? Make me Mary!! (Albeit a softly… Read More »How to Help Keep Your Children Confident and Sociable as They Grow
13 Things I wish I knew before Covid-19 entered our home We had a Covid relay in our house with 4 of the 6 of us testing positive one after the other. From the onset of symptoms in the first child to the end of quarantine from last child, with… Read More »13 Things I wish I knew before Covid-19 entered our home
4 Rules Every Parent Should Set For Their Teens To Follow Collaborative Post (Feature image Pexels) In this blog post I have teamed up with a guest writer who has compiled a list of 4 simple rules that are helpful for every parent to know which they can set for… Read More »4 Rules Every Parent Should Set For Their Teens To Follow
Managing Covid-19, Kids and Cans of Beans. Four out of the six of us in our home tested positive for Covid-19 in the past week – we have all been tested now. Thankfully none of us have a severe case so far, but I am keeping my eye on Athol,… Read More »Managing Covid-19, Kids and Cans of Beans.
Choosing The Right College For Your Child Cover pic by Siora Photography on Unsplash [Ad] Collaborative Guest Post I can’t believe we are finally at the stage where we need to think about what Eva does when she finishes school! This is her final term and this past week we… Read More »Choosing The Right College For Your Child
Winter just became Huggable! Our Kigurumi Onesies Review This has been one of those years where we need ALL the hugs, smiles and comfort we can get. Sadly we are limited in the hugging of other humans and in some cases have to resort to being hugged by huggables –… Read More »Kigurumi – Winter just became Huggable!