For the first time in 15 years, I sat down in my car the other day and broke down sobbing. On the side of a dirt road, surrounded by mountains. Waves of sadness, frustration, rage, and despair welling up. Continue reading
Fostering is the best job I have ever done, and I feel privileged and blessed to be able to be part of these children’s lives. This job is 24/7 and 52 weeks a year – even Christmas day. The children live with us and become part of our family and I love them all. They have brought me so much joy, happiness and fulfillment, as well as challenges and sadness when they move on. No big salary or perks could ever replace the smile on a child’s face when they start to trust me and know that I won’t let them down.
So today we are talking about Ski breaks and importance of booking early for holidays and flights. Ski Breaks are great value and a great chance for you and your family to have some fun, this time of year is the perfect time to go but if you are looking at next year then get booked up early to grab all those early booking discounts. Here is some savvy advice from our travel deal specialist Stevie Waterton! Continue reading
Not only does she share my intense dislike of the acronym STEM and my strong belief in human cooperation but she is also Britain’s number one Anatomy Goddess, a mum and a female Indiana Jones! Read our interesting interview with Professor Alice Roberts in our Inspirational Women section! Continue reading
Battling with your kids? Nicole Telfer, our parenting coach and the founder of EmpoweredKidsTV is sharing some of her tips with you. She has picked three core skills for any parent either wishing to stop a recurring conflict or simply to further improve their already good relationship with their children. Pen and paper everyone, this is going to be helpful! Continue reading
The first time I met my husband’s children- I almost vomited!!! The consequences of us not getting along were almost too huge to contemplate. In my mid 30’s, with no children of my own and having dedicated the majority of the previous ten years to perfecting the art of self-preservation, it was a decisive moment. If I disliked his children, or worse still, they hated me I knew without doubt that it would be the end of a new but promising relationship. Read our Step Parenting journey by Zoe Lightfoot! Continue reading