Being Mum and Dad

Being Mum and Dad documentary about Rio Ferdinand after the loss of his wife Rebecca at the age of 34 has to have tugged at all our heart strings. Fathers who are widowed often don’t get the support they need or the acknowledgement that they are grieving and need support to parent their children. http://www.standard.co.uk/stayingin/tvfilm/rio-ferdinand-being-mum-and-dad-bbc-documentary-is-heartbreaking-and-cathartic-a3501396.html…

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6 surprising health benefits

The Dirt on Gardening 6 surprising health benefits Relaxation, fitness, family fun, delicious food—sounds like a dream vacation at an all-inclusive resort. But believe it or not, this can all be found in a simple backyard garden. Gardening supplies a total-body workout, allows us to reap what we’ve sowed, and provides an opportunity to reconnect…

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Three-quarters of UK children spend less time outdoors than prison inmates – survey

Three-quarters of UK children spend less time outdoors than prison inmates. Time spent playing in parks, woods and fields has shrunk dramatically due to lack of green spaces, digital technology and parents’ fears A fifth of children did not play outside at all on an average day, the poll found. Three-quarters of UK children spend…

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Breakfast Ideas for Mother’s Day

 Some easy Breakfast Ideas for Mother’s Day Blueberry Cheesecake Flapjacks Bursting with cream cheese and whipped cream filling, these pancakes, are unbelievably delicious. Get the recipe » Raspberry-Cinnamon French Toast For this irresistible french toast recipe, you can make it the night before and bake in the morning. The end result is sweet and satisfying, and…

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Good Reads for March

Good reads for March   The Secret Lives of the Amir Sisters by Nadiya Hussain She’s more than just a dab hand with a piping bag: this is a debut novel by Nadiya Hussain, winner of the Great British Bake Off 2015. The story is about four girls growing up as the only muslims in the English…

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