I am a lucky woman. My children are happy and healthy. It is important if you are like me to sometimes reflect how very quickly that could all change. What does it feel like if you know your child is terminally ill or facing a life-threatening disease? Some of you know my Dad is dying … Continue reading
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How to be happy (and groovy!)
This is the day when I am supposed to highlight something I have found that inspires me and to ask you to share what does that for you. Yesterday, I came across a brilliant post on the Black Dog Tribe website about the things happy people do differently. I am going to take a look at … Continue reading
Summer Holiday Project – Learning About Other Countries – Day 1
I have decided to take part in some family learning this Summer. I am going to learn about other countries with my children. We plan to research a country every day for 30 days. We are hoping it will be fun and will include cookery, crafts and so much more. The truth is I don’t … Continue reading
Are you an Olympic Mum?
It is Wednesday which is the day I try to inspire mums to make changes in their lives so that they feel that bit happier and more fulfilled. With my Dad in hospital and house-hunting to be done, I am lacking in energy for the post but will use the Olympics to see if it … Continue reading
The Work Of The Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice
I am promoting charities and good causes for free on my blog during June 2012. Here is an introduction to the work of the Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice. The Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice in Huddersfield supports children with life limiting conditions and their families. The charity began more than 12 years ago … Continue reading
The Work Of The Certain Curtain Theatre Company
Throughout June, I am offering free promotion to charities and good causes. Today, I share information from the Certain Curtain Theatre Company working on challenging issues including that of domestic violence. Certain Curtain Theatre Company An award-winning International Touring Company Unit 128, Oyston Mill Strand Road Preston Lancashire United Kingdom PR1 8UR 01772 731024 Email: … Continue reading
The Work Of St Hilda’s East Community Centre
This month, I am promoting charities and good causes for free on my blog. Today, I feature a guest post from St Hilda’s East Community Centre – Working for the Tower Hamlets community and beyond since 1889. St. Hilda’s East is a multi-purpose community centre in the Bethnal Green/Shoreditch area of Tower Hamlets. … Continue reading
Get Creative With Scrapstores UK.
As part of my promotion of diverse charities throughout June 2012, here is a guest post from Scrapstores UK. Let’s start an epidemic and make creativity is contagious There is an exciting epidemic sweeping across Britain and its called Scrapstore syndrome. Closely related to make-do-and-mend-alitis the symptoms are known to be highly contagious on account … Continue reading
Guest Post From Lepra Health in Action – One of the Queen’s Charities.
LEPRA Health in Action has been fighting diseases of poverty for almost 90 years. I’ve just returned from seeing our work in Bihar, a state of north-eastern India. Bihar has a population of over 100 million people (one and a half times that of the UK). The BBC recently stated ‘If Bihar were a country, … Continue reading
Apex Works – Charity Helping People Get and Stay In Jobs.
In the current climate we all know how difficult it is to get a job and stay in employment. But if you are facing additional barriers or may need extra support it is even harder. Apex Works changes people’s lives through jobs and training. We’re a charity based in Leicester – a small organisation … Continue reading