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Psst, it's time to huddle in. Nikki and Michelle share their thoughts, tips and ideas for keeping their kids both occupied and inspired.

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  • Home Huddle hacks – This weeks top five

    Home Huddle hacks – This weeks top five

    1. Set up a Tuck Shop Are your children constantly asking for a snack? Set up a tuck shop at home. Give them £1 a day to spend, then they can come to the tuck shop, pick their snack out and pay for it. Counting their real money, they…

  • Welcome to Home Huddle

    Welcome to Home Huddle

    We’re Nikki and Michelle, two thirds of the team that run Norwich based creative agency, Creative Sponge and mums to two primary school children each. Like every other parent and carer out there, we were overwhelmed at the prospect of schools closing indefinitely and turning our homes into a…

  • Staying connected in isolation: 5 key tips

    Staying connected in isolation: 5 key tips

    We’ve never known a time like this, a time of such stress, worry and pain. We have to somehow manage these emotions on our own in isolation, without being able to pop round a friend’s for a cup of tea and a moan, without a mum’s hug which says everything…

  • Don’t forget to look after you

    Don’t forget to look after you

    So, that all happened rather quickly! We had been preparing for home-working at the agency for weeks, deciding what the trigger points would be, making sure the team had everything they needed. Even deciding to build this website to help parents are carers over what is set to be a…

  • Keep your children’s education going at home

    Keep your children’s education going at home

    Families across the UK are scrambling to figure out how they can keep their children’s education going at home. Sky News asked the experts. Tom Rose and Jack Pannett are qualified teachers and sports coaches and run an activity business that helps children learn. They also broadcast their own podcast.