Money Matters For Our Children

Money Matters For Our Children

Danielle Advice, Parenting Leave a Comment

Growing up is difficult enough, without the added strain of not knowing how to manage your finances. Teaching children about money sometimes is all too basic. I talk to twenty-something and thirty-something-year-olds, and they all say the same thing. “Why wasn’t taught in school?” referring to the have had a council tax bill; choosing a pension; savings account etc. As it …

Perfect For Halloween

Perfect for Halloween Collection of Party Ideas

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For me, Halloween has to be my favourite event of the year. I just love dressing up; having parties; and getting together with family and friends. So this year I had a search online to see if I can make this year a little different because, well just because… Do I really need to have a reason to plan another Halloween …

School Summer Holidays 2018 Approaching Fast and free printable

Danielle Family, Parenting Leave a Comment

With the school summer holidays approaching fast and not managed to sort out a family holiday or anything to look forward to. Keeping the children happy and occupied is going to be a task and a half. Depending on the ages of your children and the age range, this adds that extra stress when trying to keep them happy. Let …

Mental Illness Let's Talk You're Not Alone

Mental Illness Let’s Talk You’re Not Alone

Danielle Advice, Parenting, Personal updates Leave a Comment

I have discovered that I seem to be surrounded by mothers struggling with mental illness and most can’t even bring themselves to get help. It saddens me because I too have suffered for a very long time, but I went to get help because I didn’t want to make my nearest and dearest suffer from my depression and anxiety. Get …

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Outsmarted by my Confident Child and I’m Proud

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St David’s Day, in Wales this is a big deal to dress your children up, and they have to look their best. It’s like photo day but in national dress costume. I’m trying to get both my daughters presentable. Dressed, teeth brushed, hair brushed and the typical school rush before the actual run. Outsmarted As I am in the middle …

family favourite recipe sweet potato tuna pie

Family Favourite Recipe – Sweet Potato Tuna Pie

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I started out with a recipe that I found in the Family Kitchen Cookbook and made some changes to suit my family. On page 87, Cheesy potato-topped tuna pie. Delicious! It really is but I decided to make a few small changes. Why not, right? Sweet Potato Tuna Pie By Danielle Morris-Brewer, 3 Oct 2016

Arguments

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Try this, if someone (parents, partner, children) is shouting at you. Whisper back to them.  “I’ll talk to you when you are calm.” Of course they’ll shout some more and say that they can’t hear you. Just whisper the same again. Repeat until they stopped shouting and say calmly, now at a normal talking level, “I was saying I’ll talk …