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5 ways to survive Coronavirus & benefit from self-isolation

Top 5 ways to benefit from time in self-isolation In this day and age, we are constantly multi-tasking, packing our days full to the brim and constantly saying ‘if only there were more hours in the day!’. What a perfect opportunity to hit the slow down button and get back to some basics in our everyday life at home without the social pressure to be everywhere and do everything. We outline 5 ways to flip the panic and maximise your time in self-isolation Don’t panic! This could be positive thing Watching the news or looking at your social feed it can be overwhelming with the amount of unknown and fear inducing messages. By following the safety recommendations and precautions you will limit your risk and if you’re working from home or in self-isolation, dare we say this could be a positive experience! Instead of doom and gloom, let’s flip it. Learn new ways of working and rethink how you balance your life. Make a list of things you say you’ll get to when you have …

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Cooking with Kids

Affordable entertainment these school holidays. School holiday activities seem to get bigger and more expensive every year. Involving kids in the kitchen can be a great bonding experience, with minimal spend so we’ve outlined the benefits and some tips to ensure you’re not stuck cleaning all the dishes! Curiosity in the kitchen Making the kitchen an exciting and experimental place for kids, can tap into their curiosity of how things are made. Our digital, automated lifestyle can separate kids from reality and sometimes we need to highlight that food doesn’t magically appear in the fridge. Key life skills Learning how to read a recipe, follow instructions and measure out ingredients are key life skills. (By measuring chocolate, they won’t even know they’re learning). For younger kids, learning to pour, mix and lick the bowl are all great manual dexterity builders. Make the kitchen a special place By involving kids in the kitchen and making the space feel special, it develops future respect for cooking. Kids aprons are a great way to get them excited about time …