Boys Winter Coats from Lighthouse Clothing

October 31, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Boys Winter Coats from Lighthouse Clothing

Pickle says… Autumn is here and winter is on the way. Living in South West Wales we get more than our fair share of rain all year round, especially in the Winter so something we all need are decent winter … Continue reading

Getting Your Teen Ready for Uni and Life

October 25, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Getting Your Teen Ready for Uni and Life

Mummy says…With my eldest daughter having just graduated from Uni, and my other daughter looking to start Uni next September, as well as a teen son, I am really aware that too many teens today go off to university without the … Continue reading

Tips for Staying Safe When You Are Out

October 23, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Tips for Staying Safe When You Are Out

Mummy says… We spend a lot of our time out and about, both in the countryside at home, and visiting towns and cities. There are potential dangers everywhere, some more so at this time of year. I have some top … Continue reading

Weekly catch up

October 21, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Our Summer Part 2 August 2017

Better late than never, but here is Part 2 of our Summer. We love sharing our adventures with you, and picking the best photos to show you too. It captures our memories and it is lovely to look back on what we … Continue reading

Tips for Holidaying with Teens

October 16, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Tips for Holidaying with Teens

Mummy says….If (like me) you are the parent of a teenager (or two), you already know what temperamental creatures they can be! Once adolescents reach a certain age, they may balk at the very notion of spending time with their family. … Continue reading

Fun Autumn Recipes for Children

September 30, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Fun Autumn Recipes for Children

With the sunshine disappearing fast (did it ever appear!?) it’s time to think about what the children can do as they will be spending more time indoors. If you’re like me, you’re probably trying to get them away from the computers and phone … Continue reading

University FREE Printable Checklist & Tips

August 29, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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University FREE Checklist & Tips

Pickle says….Three years ago we were busy planning for biggest sister MiMi to head off to Uni. She had been offered a place in Bristol following her A Level results. Mummy and MiMi had been to visit the campus, but not the … Continue reading

The Stress of GCSE Exams

August 24, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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The Stress of GCSE Exams

Mummy says… I could be considered a bit of an expert on GCSE Exams – not because of my own, but because I have just got through the fourth result day in my family in the last six years! I … Continue reading

birthday gift ideas for a teen boy

August 2, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Birthday Gift Ideas for a Teen Boy

Pickle says… Big bro was 15 last Saturday. 15! He is turning into a proper dude now – and is taller than Mummy! It is hard enough to think of something to buy a guy at the best of times, but … Continue reading

Ideas to Make Your Teenagers More Active

July 14, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Ideas to Make Your Teenagers More Active

Mummy says…. It’s true what they say about teenagers hardly leaving the house these days. With iPhones, Xboxes, PS4s and all the other technological stuff they basically live in their bedrooms. I get a little fed up of seeing them snapchatting … Continue reading