Author: Amy

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...

Clean Air Makes a Clean Home

  You might not realize it, but the air around you could be filled with nasty chemicals and smoke remnants. This is because the air around us can be host to many different things—and not all of them are positive. Clean air in the home can help a variety of problems that you might be...

Put Your Best Face Forward: A Guide For Busy Moms

  When you’re a busy mom, it can be so hard to find the time to make yourself look presentable for the day ahead. However, this doesn’t mean you have to walk around letting everybody know you only got 4 hours sleep last night. These ideas will help you to put your best face forward:...

Use These Relaxation Tips to Make Family Life a Little More Easy Going

  Running a household and looking after a family is hard work. No one would try to deny that. It can all feel like it’s becoming too much for you at times. To help overcome these feelings, you should look for ways to relax and stay in control of the situation. That way, you will...