James from Techniquest visited us at The Factory from 26th to 28th August. An amazing time was had by all! Rockets were fired, aliens were […]
Tag: Family & Relationships
We have all realised the importance of spending time outdoors and connecting with Nature during the last year of the Covid pandemic. The Mental […]
Course Content Summer 2021 Course and Venue Day Time Start Date Weeks New Horizons – Online Courses (Using Moodle & Microsoft Teams) Anger Management & […]
Why don’t you try the 30-day challenge ? It encourages you to do one action for your physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing every day. This […]
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We would like families to design and make their own Easter hats. No shop bought hats please, the design has to follow the template below: […]
You know that you’ve been brought up by a Welsh woman when a cup of tea and a cwtch solves most of life’s problems. We asked what were people’s memories of things their mothers/grandmothers/ mother figures said to them.
Here’s a selection..many we find ourselves saying to our own children!
“Who is she belonging to?” – when you are telling them about a person you have met.
“I don’t care who started it, but I’m finishing it!” – that fight with your sibling!
“Rolls Royce ideas, bicycle money” – when you are just dreaming too big and need to be reminded !
“Wait till your father get’s home!” – when you did something really bad!
“Take your coat off or you won’t feel the benefit when you go out” – temperature control!
You’re not going to leave that, are you? Those children in Bosnia [insert current international crisis here] would kill for that!” – addressing the issue of food waste!
‘Look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves’ – money management advice.
“Who do you think you are talking to the cats mother?” – when you are being too chopsy!
“If the wind changes your face will stay like that” – beauty advice.
“Eat your crust or you won’t have curly hair” – hairdressing tips.
“When I was young….” – used to remind you how easy you had it!
If you’re not in by the time the street lights are on, you are grounded” – time management tips
“Don’t sit on that cold floor you’ll get piles” – medical advice
‘Learn to dance, or you’ll forever be a social outcast’ – how to make friends and influence people.
Massive thanks to all that contributed, you know who you are!
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Across Wales, thousands of schoolchildren and teachers take part in theRSPB’s Big Schools’ Birdwatch each year. The survey is part of the RSPB’s annual Big […]
It is so important to look after our mental health, especially during these current times! Time to Talk Day is aimed at getting the nation […]
Do you need help with recognising depression and low mood in teenagers and want to learn how to help. FutureLearn have a wide variety of […]