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SPONSORED POST - Brussels-based mum of two Kerrana McAvoy won a Polisport Bilby Junior infant bike seat and Polisport XXS Baby bike helmet back in a competition we ran in May 2019. After a few months of trying out the products, Kerrana shares her experience with us.All opinions expressed...
Based on a mix of all the best brownie recipes we've ever tried, this version comes out great every time: a hint of crispness on top, slightly sticky in the middle, and a light dusting of boudoir/amaretti crumbs on the bottom to give it just the right amount of...
At village HQ we sometimes joke that the first thing we'd do if we won the lottery, would be to hire a chef. It's not that we don't like cooking — in fact, the man of the house is an excellent cook (and I'm not *too* bad)! But really,...
Village partner and newborn, children and maternity photographer Ana Ionita – based in Rhode-Saint-Genèse – explains how a maternity session can give mother and baby (and partner too, if wished) the chance to create lasting memories.
Are you confident you'd know what to do in the event of an emergency? And would your kids? Here, first aid instructor Kate Ellwood from Life First walks us through all we need to know!
Interdependence not isolation
With COVID-19 now impacting our everyday lives in a very real way, first aid instructor Kate Ellwood from Life First shares some tips for minimising panic, promoting interdependence and beating the isolation.
Despite living in an age when we can easily and cheaply video call with loved ones on the other side of the world, most of us regularly lament the fact that it's downright tough to live so far away. Yes, those precious Skype calls are wonderful, but they're only...
In these unusual times, many of us will be experiencing a whole rollercoaster of emotions. For children, especially, situations such as these can be particularly bewildering or scary. Fear is one of our basic emotions and a normal and adaptive answer that helps us stay alert and take the...
Yoga therapist Emily Gold gives some practical advice on dealing with 'fight or flight' stress responses when dealing with everyday stresses.
When Jessica Evsen was pregnant with her second daughter, she fell into a deep depression. "Until today", Jessica says, "I don’t really know what caused it. But I know that it felt absolutely crippling to be in such a state of despair and hopelessness." While therapy helped to some...