• In The Lyons Den Family-relocating-the-kids-520x400 Changing Schools and Relocating Kids relocating familychanges family relocating family moving changing schools change adapting to change

    Changing Schools and Relocating Kids

    15/08/2017

    Our family is on a new pathway, finally!  We will be changing schools and relocating the kids.  We are all hugely excited about our new journey for the family but with any big changes, it is…

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    Is it Time To Be Kinder To Mums?

    08/08/2017

    Have you thought recently that it is time to be kinder to mums?  For decades women have been forging the way forward for equal rights and for choices.  In days gone by a woman’s place was…

  • In The Lyons Den Family-Walking-Together-520x400 6 Ways to Be An Effective Family Unit workingtogetherasafamily parenting motherhood familyunit family beingaparent beingafamily

    6 Ways to Be An Effective Family Unit

    25/07/2017

    There are times of the year that we are not an effective family unit and it feels like we are all going in different directions.  For us, as parents, this can be due to tiredness, stressful…

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    Juggling It All As A Busy Parent

    18/07/2017

    No one ever said that life was going to be easy.  Juggling it all as a busy parent is hard, whether you are working or a stay at home mum or dad.  There are so many balls…

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    When Everything Happens For A Reason

    10/07/2017

    Life really is a pretty crazy place.  Regardless of what you believe in, the journey of being alive is truly amazing.  I have personally wondered if things really do happen for a reason, is karma a…

  • In The Lyons Den Helping-Kids-With-Change-520x400 Helping Kids Adapt to Change parenting moving helpingkidswithchange familychanges family change adaptingtochange

    Helping Kids Adapt to Change

    28/06/2017

    Change for anyone can be a huge process bringing many emotions but it can also be difficult helping kids adapt to change also.  I find that as I get older big things in my life that…

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    Following Our Dreams and New Adventures

    24/05/2017

    I don’t remember the last time I was this petrified.  The last time my stomach was in this many knots was probably the morning of both my kids being born.  Before that it would have been…