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10 real stories: SEND during lockdown
by Ann . on May 27, 2020 at 6:47 am
Life on lockdown has no doubt been a different experience for many. For some the spread of COVID19 has been tragic. Across the country we’ve all been doing our part to support the nation, including SEND families, many of whom experience it differently, like so many other things in our lives. How the BritMums SEND… The post 10 real stories: SEND during lockdown appeared first on BritMums.
Catfishing or fraping? Know your cyberbullying terms
by Nadine Hill on May 26, 2020 at 6:00 am
It sounds like a different language but one our children are becoming all too familiar with. From “catfishing” to “fraping” to a “roasting”, there are terms flying around that as parents, we need to be aware of, if not only to be able to speak to our children in the language they are using and… The post Catfishing or fraping? Know your cyberbullying terms appeared first on BritMums.
How to adapt your small business during Coronavirus
by Joanne Dewberry on May 24, 2020 at 8:06 am
Wow, it’s been a crazy, random, busy, quiet, unprecedented, terrifying few months and for some of us that doesn’t look to be changing anytime soon. Not only have I had to navigate this “new normal” of homeschooling erratically my 3 children, but my whole small business suddenly changed too. But after the initial rest *insert… The post How to adapt your small business during Coronavirus appeared first on BritMums.
35 of our favourite cookie recipes!
by Jenny Walters on May 24, 2020 at 5:54 am
I love, no adore, baking recipes that are super easy but really deliver. You know the ones that are a simple mix together of ingredients but somehow miraculously produce a result that blows everybody’s pop socks off. Cookies come into this category for me. However for a long time I ignored the lack of really… The post 35 of our favourite cookie recipes! appeared first on BritMums.
5 things NOT to do when hosting a giveaway!
by BritMums on May 21, 2020 at 11:00 am
Hosting a giveaway is a fun and effective way to increase your social following and website views, and hopefully you’ll gain lots of interaction and new readers. But it’s not as easy as it seems – prize promotions need careful planning to ensure success. Every competition and prize draw in the UK – whether it’s… The post 5 things NOT to do when hosting a giveaway! appeared first on BritMums.
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Preparing children for the return to school
by John Adams on May 27, 2020 at 3:05 pm
We’re hurtling towards 1 June and schools in England will be opening their doors to Reception Year 1, Year 6 Year 10 and 12 pupils. That’s the theory anyway. The reality seems to be that schools will open their doors to some pupils over the coming weeks, but that it’s going to happen very slowly The post Preparing children for the return to school appeared first on Dad Blog UK.
Support for unpaid carers from FamilyCarersNet #ad
by John Adams on May 26, 2020 at 5:47 am
Sometimes you do an interview and it’s an absolute joy to publish. This is one of those occasions. Simon Brown is the third generation of men in his family to be an unpaid carer and also the founder of the FamilyCarersNet support network. FamilyCarersNet has a website, live chat service, telephone support plus the pod The post Support for unpaid carers from FamilyCarersNet #ad appeared first on Dad Blog UK.
Dragonfly resting on a riverbank
by John Adams on May 24, 2020 at 6:43 am
I am sure this year I am seeing more dragonflies than ever. I suspect it’s because I’m spending more time outside with the children because the schools are closed, although I do wonder if there’s an environmental reason for it. The dragonfly pictured here was the most obliging photographic subject. I spotted it while strolling The post Dragonfly resting on a riverbank appeared first on Dad Blog UK.
Back on eight wheels: The Microskaters Inline Skates #AD
by John Adams on May 22, 2020 at 1:11 pm
I go through fits and starts as an inline skater. Since the lockdown restrictions were relaxed a couple of weeks back, I’ve taken great pleasure in getting my blades back on. This has given me the opportunity to test out a pair produced by Microskaters in my latest article focused on keeping active while we’re The post Back on eight wheels: The Microskaters Inline Skates #AD appeared first on Dad Blog UK.
Missing one to one time with my children
by John Adams on May 20, 2020 at 6:05 am
How have the past few weeks been for you, balancing children, work and home education? I’ll wager that two months into this massive social experiment you’ve had some good times and bad times but are feeling a little exhausted? That’s a pretty accurate description of how I feel but there’s one further observation I’d make. The post Missing one to one time with my children appeared first on Dad Blog UK.