Time To Rebalance

Time to rebalance’ – the results paper ‘ How work life balance eludes working parents in Scotland. Parents and carers play a crucial role in Scotland’s labour force. In the lead up to National Work Life Week 2016 Family Friendly Working Scotland asked over 600 parents in Scotland to tell us about their work life balance.   Working parents across Scotland are…

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Easygiving Online

  Easygiving Online   Hi Friends and Fans! Did you know that whenever you buy anything online this Christmas you could be raising a free donation for Home-Start MAJIK There are over 3,100 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation, including Amazon, John Lewis and Sainsbury’s and it doesn’t cost you a penny…

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Advent Banner

Advent Banner – to get ready for christmas This Advent Banner is a very clever idea – a mixture of a banner and advent calendar, as well as a potato printing activity, a painting activity, and a cutting and colouring activity! Making the banner will keep the children amused for a good afternoon, and the…

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Car Safety Hacks

Car Safety Hacks We spoke to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) who revealed that ‘in 2014, there were 7,467 children (17 and under) who were casualties in road incidents. Of those, 40 were killed, and 1,504 seriously injured.’ Therefore, parents need to put the necessary measures in place to ensure the…

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Make the pledge #DriveSafer

Make the pledge #DriveSafer Road Safety Week is the UK’s biggest road safety event, involving thousands of schools, organisations and community groups every year. Set up in 1997, the event is coordinated annually by Brake each November, and aims to encourage grassroots action on road safety and raise awareness about the part we can all…

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Puff Ball Ornament Christmas Craft

Puff Ball Ornament Christmas Craft Items Needed: 2 Packages Sparkly Pom-Pom Puff Balls Glue Gun Clear Ornament with Removable Top Scissors Directions: Begin by choosing the color of puff ball you want to fill your ornament. I chose white because it allowed the decorations on the ornament to pop. I got my puff balls from…

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