Author: Amy

Does Your Family Think They Live In An Igloo?

      What’s the difference between your house and an igloo? The answer? Surprisingly, lots of people don’t know that because of the way an igloo’s created, then heated inside it’s actually quite a warm and cozy place to be. However, many of us see just see packed snow and ice and think ‘that...

Keeping the Kids Safe on Social Media

  Social media isn’t going anywhere. Most people on the planet (at last the ones who have access to the internet) have at least one social media profile on the go, and although social media can be great for staying in touch with friends and discussing issues with like-minded people, it can also be a...

Unmissable Hacks To Cut Those Household Bills In Half

  One thing which can leave families feeling the pinch is household bills. After all, they can cost several hundred dollars in total. In fact, for some families, they can be more than the cost of their mortgage! Therefore, it’s worth looking into ways to bring the bills down for the sake of your family’s...

Get Kids Cooking

  Do your kids complain about what you serve up for dinner? If you’re a mom, you’ll be all too familiar with the pre-dinner begging that has to be endured as you frantically try to get it ready as fast as possible – and you’ll also know how hard it is to get them to...

Children & Chores: How To Make Them A Match Made In Heaven

    Most parents dream of the day their kids will happily help them out around the home with various chores. Even if they would rather kick and scream than lift a finger right now, there are loads of reasons why this is something you should work on. Some reasons are that many hands make...

Super Savings: Budgeting For A Family Holiday

  Holidays are the one time of the year the family gets to be together and enjoy themselves. Whether this is a summer event of a winter holiday, families are a time to bond, laugh and play in different environments. The only problem with holidays is the cost. That, and the organization between school holidays...

Moving House: How To Make It Easy On Your Kids

  Slowly Introduce Them To The Idea Not much disconcerts a child like a sudden change in their life that they were unprepared for. There’s no point in pulling the rug from under their feet and upsetting them so do your best to start introducing them to the idea of moving house as soon as...

Symptoms Of The Modern Teenager, And How To Deal With Them

  Being the parent of a teenager is never easy, no matter how strong your bond with them is or how resolute your character happens to be. Though it may be hard to get into the teenage headspace, you were like that once, and had to go through all the same fluctuations of mood and...

Transform Your Garage Into A Home Hub For DIY

  As regular readers will already know, I’m always keen to get my hands dirty with a DIY or craft project. Admittedly, the vast majority are smaller tasks for decorative pieces and unique gifts. However, one of the main reasons for not taking on those bigger challenges is the lack of a creative zone.  ...

Should I Stay Or Should I Go

  It’s not easy deciding whether or not you should move home. In fact, there is so much to weigh up that I’m surprised anybody ever actually takes the plunge and makes the move! This seems like one of those decisions that could be procrastinated out of existence. After all, how much bigger could it...

Mommy MOT: Everything You Should Do Before Trying For A Baby

    While some women are lucky and hardly need to try before they’ve fallen pregnant it can take others up to a year or more, so if you’re ready to hear the patter of tiny feet you’ll want to do everything possible to ensure you conceive quickly. However, before you start there are a...