Silent Sunday 27.12.20
Dec27

Silent Sunday 27.12.20

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Christmas stress
Dec06

Christmas stress

It happens every year. One minute Christmas is ‘ages’ away, the next it’s crept up on me and suddenly it’s a few weeks away and I’m nowhere near ready. I’ve seen stuff on social media that you shouldn’t let Christmas affect your mental health. Of course you shouldn’t, but it’s also really hard to cut down on Christmas. I don’t have anxiety or depression, but I am one of...

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Can we all just stop buying crap for Christmas?
Dec14

Can we all just stop buying crap for Christmas?

Christmas is a time of excess. Excess spending. Excess food. Excess drink. People love it, I get that. It’s a time to relax, to let your hair down, to spend time with family and take a break from the everyday grind. But the excess usually comes with a big side order of guilt. Guilt that you’ve spent too much and now don’t have enough cash to see you through to the end of the month. Guilt that you’ve eaten too...

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Scruffy teenage boy
Dec12

Scruffy teenage boy

Christmas is on its way and we are once again stumped about what to buy for our teenage boys. They never know what they want and we never know what to get for them. I’ve tried looking at the gift type websites, but my sons just don’t like things like that. My husband has concluded he needs to buy some clothes for my eldest. He thinks he’s too scruffy. But isn’t that a teenage boy’s right? When else in...

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Family games with Ginger Fox Games Club
Nov04

Family games with Ginger Fox Games Club

It’s not easy finding ways to amuse a family when you’ve got three big kids. They want to do different things and go different places. They all prefer different sports or just spending time starting at their phones. But sometimes you still have to make that effort to relax and do something together. We don’t play them very often, but at Christmas and on holiday, you can find us playing board games and card games....

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