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    5 tips to help you sleep

    Did you know that adults need between 7-8 hours sleep a night? Who’s actually getting that much sleep at the moment – almost everyone I speak to wants more sleep and better quality sleep. It’s really important to get a great night’s sleep – it impacts everything from mood to concentration. My new books follow Sophia and Noah who are tired, grumpy, can’t concentrate and rely on sugar to keep them awake. In the stories, they meet some animals who share tips to help them develop healthy sleeping habits. I wanted to share some top tips to get a good night’s sleep (even if I don’t always follow them!): 1.      Have…

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    Children’s Books

    Here are details of my children’s books and where you can buy them: The Girl Who Dreamed of Sleep teaches children about healthy sleep habits. Sophia is tired. She can’t concentrate, she’s clumsy and the only way she can stay awake is with lots of sugary foods. One day she decides to go for a walk and meets lots of animals who have suggestions on how she can improve her sleeping habits…but can she really get a good night’s sleep. Order at amazon today! The Boy Who Dreamed of Sleep teaches children about healthy sleep habits. It is the same story as The Girl Who Dreamed of Sleep with a…

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    Climbing Wall

    Last Christmas, during yet another lockdown, we wanted to do something special for the kids. I had a crazy idea that we could build a DIY climbing wall in an unused alcove. It was a few days of work but well worth it as the kids love it, so here’s how we did it. You will need: CLS Timber for the studwork (we used 38x63x2400mm) 18mm softwood structural plywood for the walls (we bought 2 large sheets and cut to size) Wall bolts M10 x 50mm (we used BP Fischer FWB wallbolts) – 4 per upright stud 50mm decking screws – 8 per upright stud strong drill with masonry bit…