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Wedding Design Guidelines

When it comes to designing your wedding, it is certainly quite challenging. After all, you will have to figure out how to perfectly balance everything. The process of styling your wedding needs to start a lot earlier than designing the wedding day. With that said, Supernova Glasgow will now dive into our best tips that will help you to design your special day.

By taking all of these tips into deep consideration and implementing them, you can have a breathtaking wedding that everyone will continue talking about for many years. With weddings and most other special events, good...

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Indoor activities you can do as a family during lockdown

Indoor activities you can do as a family during lockdown

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Mon, 01/25/2021 - 9:56am

As we all wait patiently (or impatiently, as the case may be), for the end of lockdown restrictions and the return of longer, sunnier days with less torrential rain and howling winds, it can be hard to know what activities you can do as a family to keep everyone happy, healthy and entertained. Even if your children are old enough to understand why it is so important that we all stay home as much as possible, it is inevitable that cabin fever begins to creep in as we crave heading out into the outside world after a full year of the pandemic.

It is important to remember that...

The Family Law Company

We don’t want to talk about…. Divorce Day!

Authored by The Family Law Co.
Posted: Fri, 01/01/2021 - 11:17am

Divorce lawyer Donna Hart from The Family Law Company suggests there is another way to start 2021 rather than go straight for the split.

Every new year family lawyers talk about Divorce Day - the first Monday in January after the Christmas break is finished. This year it falls on January 4.

Traditionally it is the day when a spike is seen in divorce enquiries, attributed to the additional demands of the festive period when families are hyped up and emotionally pressured to live up to expectations – which often includes overspending.

This time round though, things...

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Referrals from NSPCC helpline about child abuse double in the South West - sparking Christmas warning

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 12/24/2020 - 12:29pm

Concerns about child abuse have soared since national lockdown measures were first introduced, the NSPCC has found – with the average monthly number of referrals from the charity’s helpline on the issue increasing by over 100% in the South West.

The NSPCC has analysed its data from April to November and has found that the level of concern about emotional abuse, neglect, and physical abuse remain well above the pre-pandemic average.

Since April, the helpline has received 31,359 contacts from adults across the UK anxious about child abuse or neglect, referring half (50%)...

Things You Need To Know Before Looking For A Pet Dog

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Fri, 12/18/2020 - 12:49am

You have every reason to consider bringing a new pet home. However, your choice of a pet can make a huge difference in your comfort levels as well as in your personal life. Did you get a chance to watch His Dark Materials? This is where everyone has an animal “demon” that represents their soul. Whatever animal you choose might be a representation of your nature, personality, or characteristics. But there’s an animal that has surpassed them all.

Dogs have for the longest time been described as man’s best friends but there’s more to a dog than meets the eyes. Dogs are loyal,...

Three ways to deal with your daughter's (seemingly) strange boyfriend

Authored by Sam Richards
Posted: Wed, 12/09/2020 - 6:52am

Parenting is a process that can be quite emotionally draining and mentally taxing. When your children start developing romantic interests , this process becomes even more stressful. If you have a daughter, the worries are multiplied. Fortunately, you can somewhat put those worries to rest by implementing any of the following three suggestions.

1. Ask her about the relationship

Relationships are extremely touchy subjects with almost every teenager out there. They often find it particularly uncomfortable when a parent tries to get involved in their love life. However, as a...

Family Law Company

Divorce on the rise?

Authored by The Family Law Co.
Posted: Wed, 11/18/2020 - 6:54am

According to the Office of National Statistics there was an 18% rise in divorces in 2019.

Figures just released indicate that both same sex couples and opposite sex couples saw an increase in divorce and/or dissolution.

There were 107,599 opposite-sex divorces in 2019, an increase of 18.4% from 90,871 in 2018 and the highest since 2014. For same-sex divorces the figure doubled from 822 to 428 since 2018.

Director Rachel Buckley from The Family Law Company said: “Although these figures do seem to indicate a significant increase, in fact many of these divorce matters...

Simple Games to Play With Your Family During Weekends

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Sun, 11/15/2020 - 6:51am

With quarantining coming back for another round, then it is imperative to find new and creative things to do with your family while at home on the weekends. Sure, the weekdays can be filled with routine. With children taking classes online and parents working, the weekdays can go fast and can be easier than the weekends. With everyone off work and out of school on the weekends, then times can become challenging with everyone crammed together into one house.

Luckily, there are ample amounts of options out there to alleviate boredom and to keep everyone in the house sane and having...

5 things to pack for a winter walk with the kids

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Wed, 10/28/2020 - 10:08am

It's that time of year when the leaves are turning, there's a fresh crisp breeze in the air, and being outside is just magical, especially with kids.

Nature Is Good For Kids

Being outside in this weather may seem a little crazy, especially if the weather turns a little rainy, but during autumn and winter in the UK, many kids (and adults) don't get enough vitamin D, which is essential for a healthy immune system. If only for that fact alone, getting outside with the kids and enjoying nature is vital!

If you're looking to take an autumnal or winter walk with your kids and...

How to Create and Maintain Better Sleeping Habits for your Toddler

Authored by Alex Thomas
Posted: Mon, 10/19/2020 - 10:44am

Anyone who has watched Supernanny on TV will know how hard it is dealing with a toddler who doesn’t want to go to bed. Whether they like it or not, toddlers need their sleep.

Nothing is more distressing than an overtired toddler who simply won’t give in to sleep. Uncomfortable for you and your family, but also for the child who needs its sleep, children just need to know they need their rest, and that you are going to make sure they get it.

It might sound reasonable, but we know it’s much more complicated than it sounds. So let’s take a look at how to create and maintain...

Important Steps to Take Before Your Child Starts Going to School

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Sat, 10/17/2020 - 3:51pm

The start of the educational journey is exciting for everyone. Children vary in their learning paces and levels. They also differ in how they psychologically prepare for big social and cultural interactions in schools. This is why parents should give due attention to the preschool phase. Entering a new environment means new interactions, activities, rights, and responsibilities.

Going to school for the first time can be stressful for kids. To have your child adapting to the new world of school, many skills need to be honed before enrollment. Here are some essential steps to be...