Tips On How To Overcome The Winter Blues

The clocks went back an hour at the weekend, and this brought darker evenings. Along with Winter comes the Winter blues, which is also known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD). It can affect people of any age, including children. Symptoms of SAD are similar to other forms of depression, including feelings of hopelessness, lack of concentration, and social withdrawal. Other signs of the Winter blues include craving carbohydrates, sleeping more than usual, and having little motivation.

Tips On How To Overcome The Winter Blues

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Witch way will you die? Quiz reveals whether you’d survive the Witch Trials

Inspired by the Witch Trials around the world such as the Salem Witch Trials and the Bideford Witch Trials – the last known site for hanging for witchcraft in England, a new interactive test discovers whether you’d actually survive the trials and what your punishment would be.

Extensive historical research of the traits that led people to be identified as witches, and accounts of the horrifying punishments they were given, have been used to accurately match up how people would be judged now.

Witch way will you die? Quiz reveals whether you’d survive the Witch Trials

This new, interactive quiz looks at how likely you are to survive the Witch Trials.

Can You Survive the Witch Trials? asks a series of questions to determine your level of guilt and then reveals one of 15 excruciating punishments. Includes unique facts from historical research about each question and punishment, and the truth behind the trials.

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Weekend Family Time – Walking Through The Woods

Last week I went into work to discuss heading back to work in January. I will be back working Saturdays from January so at the moment weekend family time is precious to me.

At the weekends during the Summer we spent time at the beach. Walking across the sand and paddling in the water these are cherished family time moments. When the weather turned colder we took to walking in the woods that are just a few minutes down the road from us. When we were at Bluestone last month, it gave us a new found appreciation for walking, especially in the woods. Spending time showing the girls the trees, leaves, spider webs, that we found.

Weekend Family Time - Walking Through The Woods

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How To Organise Moving House With Young Kids

Moving house with young kids. It’s not easy, but if you are super organised you can move house stress free. I’m going to share with you my organisation tips on moving house with kids. Also how to help your child cope with moving anxiety. You don’t want to move into your lovely new house, and your toddler takes one look around, says she wants to go home and vomits spaghetti Bolognese all over the floor. Yes this happened to me. I spent the first evening in my brand new house on my hands and knees trying to get the orange stain out of my expensive new cream carpet. Oh and I’ve learnt my lesson. If you have toddlers do not have cream carpets!

Moving house with young kids

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#LuckyLinky Week 78

Hello and welcome back to #LuckyLinky Week 78.

As you all know I love to enter competitions and have been doing it for years, much longer than I have been blogging! So I want to see all your lovely competitions all in one place. It will make it much easier for all of us who love to enter competitions and for compers who want to find new and exciting competitions.

#LuckyLinky Week 78

The Competition Linky to get your competition more entries with NO comments required!

We run from Monday to Sunday and all bloggers are welcome to add any and all competitions they are running!

 Join Katie (MummyinaTutu) and I in a competition frenzy!

Each week we retweet your posts if you tag us in your tweet (@mummyinatutu & @rachelbustin) and will also enter each and every competition ourselves!

We will also add your post to the #LuckyLinky Competition Page over on Facebook! Please remember to put a badge on it and use the #LuckyLinky hashtag to spread the love.

Rachel Bustin

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#LuckyLinky Rules:

1. Add the #luckylinky badge to the HTML / Text portion of your post. If you need any help linking up, read the fabulous Linky Guide from Cuddle Fairy or tweet us (@mummyinatutu @rachelbustin).

2. Please do 1 entry on both hosts competitions (if we’re running any) and 1 entry on the 2 competitions after yours (if you want to do more then great!)

3. Retweet 2 competitions of your choice using #LuckyLinky (It helps if you have your twitter handle in your social sharing buttons)

4. Link a maximum of 2 competitions per week.

5. By entering the link you are agreeing to be added to the email reminder list. (You can request to be removed at any time!)

Thanks for linking up!  Katie & Rachel

P.S. Don’t forget to check out our facebook page LuckyLinky Competitions if you fancy entering a few yourself!

Watch This! – Review and Giveaway

As you know from all my many book review posts, we love reading in my house. This past week we have been looking at a different kind of picture book called Watch This! by Jane GodwinBeci Orpin, and Hilary Walker. It’s a beautiful and original photographic kids book which get them involved with shapes and colours. It also helps them to move their body in a creative and joyful way.

Watch This! - A photographic picture book about a diverse group of children using their bodies to make sense of shapes in a playful way.

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