Exploring Your Community with Your Foster Children through Neighbourhood Scavenger Hunts

When a new foster child joins your family, they are entering an unfamiliar environment. A neighbourhood scavenger hunt can be a fun way for them to start learning about the nearby community and landmarks while bonding with your family. Getting fresh air and exercise can also help relieve anxiety or uncertainty they may be feeling. […]

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Using retinol for healthy and glowing skin

Retinol has gained widespread popularity for its remarkable ability to address various skin concerns, from fine lines and wrinkles to acne and uneven skin tone. However, like any potent skincare ingredient, it requires careful consideration and proper usage to maximize its benefits and minimize potential side effects. I am not a skincare expert or professional […]

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Make your bedroom a sleep heaven

Creating a sleep heaven in your bedroom involves a thoughtful combination of ambiance, comfort, and relaxation. By paying attention to various aspects of your bedroom environment, you can transform it into a sanctuary that promotes restful sleep. It isn’t hard to make the space you sleep in more cosy and sleep inducing. We have some […]

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Managing my menopausal blood sugar with Nutrikane

*This is a partnership post, with Nutrikane. I am sharing my story as I deal with menopause and managing health issues around that. You should always seek medical input and advice before making dietary or lifestyle changes when dealing with health issues* I have been struggling with some health issues for some time. Nothing life […]

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What is an ear infection?

We are no strangers to the pain of an ear infection, and have dealt with them in childhood with our son, but also as an older child into his teen years. Fortunately as he has got older, they have decreased in frequency, and he had grommet surgery when he was three which made a huge […]

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6 Tips for Supporting Your Foster Child’s Mental Health

Mental health issues are common in foster children, particularly those who have experienced trauma, disruption, or adverse childhood experiences. As someone these children have come to trust and rely on, you are in a unique position to make a positive difference. Here are six key tips to help you support your foster child’s well-being: 1. Create a Predictable Routine […]

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Pizza Bianca with pesto

I am not a fan of pizza with tomato based sauces, so when I discovered that pizza bianca is actually a thing, I was delighted. This is how I like to serve mine. But as with any recipe, you can tweak ingredients, and pizza toppings are always so personal (except for pineapple, that’s just an […]

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Tips on how to feed someone with Coeliac disease

Feeding someone with coeliac disease requires careful attention to their dietary needs and preferences. Coeliac disease is an autoimmune condition where the ingestion of gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, triggers an immune response that damages the small intestine. Managing this condition involves avoiding gluten-containing foods to prevent symptoms and long-term complications. […]

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