The Importance and Benefits of Spending Quality Family Time

Let me ask you a question: How much quality family time did you spend yesterday, last week, last month? Can you answer in days, hours or is it just minutes? And here’s a more important question: How does that make you feel? This article discusses the importance and benefits of spending quality time with your family and suggests ways that you could increase this to benefit not only your own life, but those of the people you love and care about most. With many families now having both parents that work, and the increase in single-parent families, it is more […]

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Fun Kids Games: Remember these?

I was born in the 1960s and the 70s and 80s are the decades I remember as my childhood. There were no electronic devices, no personal computers until I was in my teens and then it was the ZX80 and the ZX81 which where we waited patiently listening to the ‘noise’ as we loaded our games using magnetic tape cassettes. Boy what a difference a few decades makes. We now have Nintendo, X-boxes, Wii, laptops, desktops, tablets, smart phones, Game Boys: the list is seemingly endless and my children often ask me what I did before these things existed. Now […]

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Fun Activities for a Rainy Day: Classic Board Games For Kids

What to do with the kids on rainy days: How about playing some good old-fashioned classic board games for kids? OK so it’s raining – and you want to find some fun activiies for a rainy day that will keep the kids happy. It rains a lot here in the UK so we’re used to it and I have a whole gamut of things to fall back on. But what if the latest X-box game has worn everyone’s thumbs out, the only thing on the television is a rerun of El Dorado, and you had to use the batteries from the […]

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