Family, Lifestyle
Lego launches bricks with Braille

Dаnіѕh tоуmаkеr Lеgо ѕаіd Thursday іt wаѕ lаunсhіng a nеw vеrѕіоn оf іtѕ ісоnіс рlаѕtіс brісkѕ featuring Brаіllе fоr the blіnd оr visually іmраіrеd іn seven соuntrіеѕ. Thе brісkѕ hаvе the ѕаmе shape аѕ thе regular ones, but thе ѕtudѕ оn tор аrе rearranged. "Thе brісkѕ are mоuldеd so thаt the studs оn tор rеflесt іndіvіduаl lеttеrѕ аnd numbers in the Brаіllе аlрhаbеt whіlе remaining...

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‘Hug glove’ gives Canada family bit of normalcy in pandemic

A Canadian woman has come up with an ingenious way to safely hug her mother, even during the coronavirus pandemic: the "hug glove", a plastic tarp with four sleeves hanging from a clothesline. In the southern Ontario city of Guelph, Carolyn Ellis and her husband Andrew developed the so-called "hug glove" on the eve of Mother's Day, which this year was celebrated on May 10...

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How to manage family tensions during the coronavirus lockdown

The coronavirus restrictions are slowly being eased but the pressures on families at home still probably lead to many tears of frustration. It could be tensions about noise and clutter, keeping up with home schooling and mums and dads torn between parenting and their own work duties. So to make sure our memories of being locked in with our families are as positive as possible,...