4 Fun Family Activities to try in London

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Your daily life is definitely full of work and obligations. Time is constantly running low; needs are increasing. Therefore, it is very important to organize your program well, in which there will definitely be some quality family activities.

Quality family activities are essential for healthy relationships between family members and on the excellent psychology of the child and the couple. The good thing about living in a city like London is that you are given dozens of different entertainment options. That's why with this article, we suggest four ways to spend your time creatively together, creating memories that you will remember for a lifetime.

4 Reasons why is it important to get regular eye exams as a traveller

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We all love travelling. Those moments in time allow us to enjoy some moments of relaxation. But did you know that as travellers, we often put our eyes in danger? Our constant presence in the sun, the risks of infections, and our continuous fatigue can create some crucial complications in our vision. That is why it is not uncommon in our daily lives to wonder why and when we should visit the ophthalmologist.


Despite it being a busy month with it being the summer holidays, and having Blake to keep occupied. I have managed to read 3 books this month, 4 if you include the one I'm currently getting through. Most of them are summer reads which I've been drawn to. 

The Castaways by Lucy Clarke

This is no ordinary summer read. This is a mystery thriller about two sisters who's lives are forever changed by a plane crash. This is one twisty and gripping crime thriller that kept me guessing.

3 Tips for keeping your skin hydrated while traveling

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Water is just as crucial for the skin's health as it is for the rest of the body. When your skin is dehydrated, it may look dull, dull and dry. With proper care and hydration, you could solve some of the biggest problems of your skin. Follow these three helpful tips to keep your skin hydrated throughout your travels and all year round:

Dyslexia: How to Survive and Thrive at Work

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As a condition for which there is no drug and therefore no monetization, dyslexia can fly very low under the radar insofar as medical research and general education goes. People with dyslexia will often similarly go unnoticed until such time as a task comes up that shines a light on their particular struggles and challenges. In a workplace setting it is particularly important for there to be total transparency so that everyone is fully aware of someone working with dyslexia and can make every effort to help ensure that structures are in place to help the person work comfortably and fulfil their potential.

This article will look at things from the perspective of the dyslexic individual, asking just what they can do to help them not only to survive, but to thrive at work.

Moving to Greece - All you need to know

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There are hundreds of reasons for someone to move to Greece. Everyone who has visited this magical country has dreamed of staying in it at some point in their lives. In any area of ​​Greece you choose to stay in, the only sure thing is that you will enjoy a magnificent landscape of unparalleled natural beauty and friendly people who are ready to welcome you with warmth. It is a truly blessed place with a great history, it has always been a must-see destination for its visitors, so it is no surprise that many of them have expressed a desire to live in Greece


Yesterday we headed to a charity fun day event that a local cafe/bar venue was holding to raise funds for the Leeds Children Cancer ward. There was lots to do and was very busy but was definitely worth going to.

They had live music, games, competitions, stalls, auctions, archery and more. Blake's favourites was the inflatable obstacle course which he spent quite awhile on followed by the fun bus which was filled with soft play for him to run around on.

 There were people dressed up as characters such as Peppa Pig, Ana and Elsa from Frozen and more. There was face painting which unfortunately Blake isn't too confident with the idea of yet. Lots of different food stalls were available and Blake of course had to have ice cream. 

Creative ways to increase your home income

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Increasing the income from secondary jobs is not really that difficult to achieve. Making an extra income using the internet tool is not that difficult, as long as you have a specific strategy and direction. However, there are pretty clear paths ahead. At the end of the day, it all has to do with your goals and how much you want to automate your income.


So, could you exponentially increase your monthly income? Of course, you could. How would this change your life? For most, this would be a monumental difference. Clearly, you can make money online. You just have to decide how much time you are worth spending and how much effort you are willing to put into it.


The Best Villas for Families in Syros

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One of the most popular islands of the Cyclades, which combines elements from the Orthodox and Catholic faith, the rocky mountains in combination with the Cycladic aesthetics, invites you once again to its enchanting places. About in the middle of the Cyclades, Syros is a protagonist island since it "hosts" the capital of the complex. In Ermoupolis, you will find everything you need, from a hospital to convenient rooms, shops, etc., in an environment of neoclassical architecture and nobility.

Therefore, this island is an excellent choice for all those families looking for a solution for their holiday destination. They are looking for an island that combines cosmopolitan character while offering the necessary moments of rest and relaxation against the backdrop of a magnificent city landscape. An essential part of this experience, then, is the choice of your stay. An accommodation that should cover all your personal and family needs. The ideal solution is to choose a villa, which will offer you the necessary space for hospitality and recreation for your whole family. But what are the best options available on the island of Syros for your vacation?


Back in late 2019 I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and I'm not going to lie I've found it really hard to get it under control. A low carb diet tends to be the best option to try and control glucose levels. Low carb isn't just suitable for those with type 2 diabetes in fact it has many health benefits for everyone. 


Ad – Review. I was gifted the NEREUS Duo set in return for  review purposes, however all thoughts are my own. 

Many factors come into play when trying to find hair products that work for you. Everyone has different things that they look for such as wanting products suitable for their hair type, a gorgeous lasting fragrance or from a sustainable company.

I've recently had a chance to try out a wonderful hair care range from a company called NEREUS who specialise in sustainable products. Not only are their products sustainable but high end with packaging that is plastic free and the beauty products themselves are ethically sourced. For every bottle sold, Nereus also helps to remove 1kg of plastic from the ocean with every bottle sold through their partnership with Plastic Bank.

Competition Time- Win £270 Of Tesco Vouchers

The summer holidays are almost over and our little darlings will soon be back at school. Kitting out your child/ren in their new uniform is expensive. We have a giveaway for some Tesco Vouchers this month and you can find out more about the prize below. Whether you choose to use it towards a food shop, a big gift or even towards some new clothing for the autumn season it's definitely a handy prize to win.


This week has been  a fairly quiet one as we wanted to just have one of those weeks when we didn't do much. We got home Monday afternoon and have spent most of the week out in the front garden and spending time with friends. 

We did go to Retford on Friday as we needed to get Blake's school shoes sorted out which we got from clarks. But other than that and looking in a few shops whilst there its been pretty non eventful.

The Benefits of Extra-Curricular Activities for Children

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There are many benefits to pursuing a hobby, so it’s certainly worth helping your child find an extra-curricular activity they enjoy, if you haven’t already. After all, the main academic curriculum doesn’t always offer a holistic education and there is so much than can be learned outside of a classroom. A nursery in Somerset have shared some of the main benefits of extra-curricular activities for children below…

Helping Your Child Become More Confident

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If a child lacks confidence, they may struggle to perform well in school and make friends, and they won’t want to take risks or try new things. There’s nothing wrong with being shy, but low self-esteem may limit your child in more ways than one. With this in mind, it’s important for parents to try and help their children become more confident. Of course, this is often easier said than done, which is why I have teamed up with a private school in Hertfordshire to offer you the following advice. 

How to Be More Involved in Your Child’s Education

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Research has found that when parents get more involved in their child’s education, the child tends to perform better. This is likely because they feel more inclined to try harder, so that they impress their parents and avoid disappointing them. What’s more, if they feel that they have parental sort, they may feel more confident taking risks and stepping outside of their comfort zone. With that said, it would be wise for you to find ways to show your child that you are committed to their education and helping them do well. Here are some tips from an international school in North London.


Ad – Review. I was gifted the HEXBUG JUNKBOTS & movie treats in return for  review purposes, however all thoughts are my own

HEXBUG have launched a brand new product. This merges toys and entertainment through an eight-part digital series and game on the Roblox platform based on Junkbots. This new series and Roblox game follows a new adventure instigated when Junkbot Jack receives a cryptic radio transmission.

Why not celebrate the launch by preparing your own Movie Night With Junkbots on 20th August. Head over to the HEXBUG Official YouTube channel to watch the episodes and don't forget the popcorn. A movie night isn't complete without drinks and sweets too so get yourself some to enjoy whilst watching the episodes and grab a HEXBUG Junkbot to play with too.

What are Junkbots?
Summoned to life through ‘alien radiation’, Junkbots are a  collectible toy that are waiting to be unearthed from their unique trash cans. In this ultimate unboxing experience, dig through junk to reveal hidden treasures and clues to build your own Junk Bot! There are 36 Junkbots to collect and the box contains instructions on how to put together these fun robot figures and includes motorised ones too. Kids can also make them up their own way as well thanks to their universal socket system. 

What to Consider When Choosing a School for Your Child

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Preparation is key when it comes to a big decision like choosing a school for your child. With that said, there’s no time like the present to start looking at your options, even if your child is a couple of years away from their first day. Do your homework so that you’re as clued up as possible on things like the league tables and latest inspection reports, as well as things like the local bus routes. I have teamed up with a private college in London to offer you some further advice on what to consider when choosing a school for your child. 


This past week has been busy and has really flown by. We headed to Leighton Buzzard on Tuesday to visit Stuart's family for just under a week.  The train journey took about 2 and a half hours and then an hour in the in laws car. It actually wasn't a too bad journey and Blake was really good on the train. Unfortunately he had a case of travel sickness in the car but was fine after.


 For this weeks main trip we decided to stay even more local and visit Gainsborough Old Hall. Gainsborough Old Hall is part of the English Heritage who care for hundreds of historical buildings. 


Ad – Review. I was gifted 2 days of meals from LoveYourself in return for  review purposes, all thoughts are my own. 

When it comes to meals I can get bored very easily. I've been finding eating very tricky since I need to be on a low carb diet due to diabetes. A new meal subscription service called LoveYourself sent me 2 days of meals to try from their low carb plan.

LoveYourself is dedicated to the health, happiness and well-being. No cooking is required, simply place in the oven or microwave to heat up and then eat delicious, nutritious and quality meals. They offer plenty of choice and menu options for dietary requirements, such as vegetarian, gluten free, keto or pescatarian. All food is prepared in a clean, sanitized facility with strict hygiene procedures in place. All food is packaged in sterile, food-grade containers, with an airtight seal to ensure its freshness and uncompromised hygiene until it is opened and enjoyed in your own home.

You Would Choose Quick-Step Vinyl Above All


You may be indecisive about your flooring choices right now or be on the fence about it. You may want a laminate or hardwood floor, maybe some stone featured in the bathroom or kitchen for a variety.

The reason you are going to choose Quick-Step luxury vinyl for your home in three simple statements is fact and that's because those 3 statements deliver all you want from a floor.

It’s cheaper, it’s stronger and it’s better than the real thing it replicates. 


This week we went on the train for the first time in what feels like a long time. We went to Lincoln,  as we had booked tickets in advance to go and visit the castle.

About the castle
Built by William the Conqueror in 1068, Lincoln Castle has stood for hundreds of years as a symbol of power and seat of justice. Scale the heights of the Medieval Wall Walk, follow in the footsteps of prisoners in the Victorian Prison, and immerse yourself in the Magna Carta story. Discover 1000 years of history – where it happened.