Archive / October, 2014

The joy of jigsaws – 5 great benefits

With winter now well and truly on it’s way, we’re going to be spending a lot more time indoors. What can you do to keep the kids entertained without the whole day turning into a tech fest? Simple….. Just choose something that’s fun, makes kids think and gives them a tangible reward at the end […]

Dyspraxia Awareness Week

Dyspraxia Awareness Week 12th – 18th October 2014   Organised by the Dyspraxia Foundation this nationwide campaign aims to raise awareness of dyspraxia and this year has a particular focus on the emotional impact the condition has on teenagers and young adults. What is dyspraxia? Sometimes referred to as the ‘clumsy’ syndrome, dyspraxia is a neurological condition that affects coordination […]

Are you getting enough exercise?

Between us this year we have completed a triathlon and a 100k (10 x 10k) challenge. We’re not athletes, gym addicts or super-women. It all started a few years ago when we challenged each other to enter a Race for Life 5k run. It was hard to get started but several months and lots of huffing […]