Cards with kids

Crafting with the kids is a great way to spend quality time #lifehacks

Crafting is a great way of spending quality time with your kids and provides opportunities for developing a child’s communication, language, social and fine motors skills. It allows them to be creative and imaginative and who knows, may inspire them to be the next Van Gogh or Banksy!

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Learning to play an instrument? #thinkdifferently #challenge

Ever needed a reason to learn to play an instrument? Neuroscientific research has shown that playing an instrument gives your brain a full work-out, especially in the Visual, Motor and Auditory cortices. So why not make it a New Year’s resolution to make music? Still unsure? Take a look at this Ted-Ed lesson, created by […]

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dining out with the kids

Dining out with the kids #lifehacks #learning

Planning on dining out with the kids? You are enjoying catching up with your friend, who you haven’t spoken to for ages, until they casually drop into the conversation, Let’s meet up for dinner, oh and bring the kids Scenes of meltdowns, spilt drinks and pizza smeared walls, basically the stuff of nightmares, instantly flash […]

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Kids in the kitchen – it’s going to get messy! #lifehacks

Picture the scene… kids in the kitchen with a Mum eager to be the best ever and a three year old motivated by melted chocolate. What could be more perfect? Well ignoring the chocolate smeared cupboards, sugar induced behaviours and questionable looking cakes! Letting your kids cook with you, whether it be a sugar laden […]

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4 ways to a healthy brain #health #lifehacks

Four simple life style changes can help keep your brain healthy and functioning in to your older years. Recent research studies led by Dr Gary Small (Longevity Center, Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behaviour, University of California) indicate that your memory performance can be improved with a healthy lifestyle. As we get older we […]

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