Author: Amy

Don’t Waste The Crumbs

  One-third, this is the amount of the food produced in the world that gets wasted or lost. This is approximately 1.3 billion tons. Figures like this one win consideration from everyone. Indeed, food waste is one of the highest cost in your kitchen budget, and this is a cost that you could reduce with...

Ups and Downs: Mood Swings And What We Can Do About Them

  Mood swings are something that a lot of women have to deal with. You can be feeling fine one minute and then burst into tears the next. Or you can wake up raring to go, and an hour later feel exhausted and drained. But what are some of the reasons for these mood swings,...

Mom Squad: Why You Need One & How Valuable They Can Be

    There is a point in motherhood where you have two thoughts that are directly incompatible with one another.   It might really help if I had some other Mom friends to talk to about parenting, to be part of a community that helps one another through everything. (This is especially true if you’re...

(War)drobe: The Battle For Bedroom Storage and Style

  Sometimes it can feel like a battle between having enough storage in the bedroom, and keeping in it a pleasing and spacious condition. But how can these two aspects be reconciled? Well, read on to find out.   Fitted wardrobes   The first type of storage to help you win the battle that you...

Fitness Fads or Fast-Tracks

  We’re all looking for a quick fix, and nowhere is that more evident that the health and fitness industry. Companies have tapped into the consumer’s desire to look great but with little effort. Healthy food can now be fast and getting abs doesn’t mean agonizing gym sessions. So can you really fast-track your way...

How To Tackle Teething

  It’s never nice to see your kids in pain of discomfort. Teething is a natural part of your baby growing up, but that doesn’t mean it’s a walk in the park! The key to tackling teething effectively is to understand what’s happening to your baby, and know how to help and provide support along...

Errors To Avoid When Buying Your First Home

  Everyone remembers the first house they bought. It is one of those big steps of the adult life that you can’t ignore. Becoming a homeowner changes your life significantly – for good, of course. Often, home ownership is the first experience with a new world of responsibilities for many young adults. Of course, you...

Supersize Your Spring Cleaning

  If you can wake up to the sound of birds singing to each other while the sun is shining through the window into the bedroom, then you don’t need any further confirmation: Spring has arrived! The flowers in the fields are blooming; the teenagers in the streets are flirting; the skirts are shrinking. Welcome...

Healthy Habits: Planning for Your Family’s Health

  If you’re a mom, looking after your family’s health is part of your job. Of course, dads should also play a part, and as children get older, they also start to take responsibility for their own health. But it’s up to mom to help out too, especially where the kids are concerned. Keeping your...

Farewell Chocolate: Snacks To Give The Kids Instead

  It’s so easy to resort to the sweet cupboard when the kids are peckish. After all, you can just get a bar of chocolate, and they will be happy consuming the sweet treat. However, while the occasional chocolate is okay for your little ones, their health could be jeopardized if it’s a daily treat....

Supermom! How To Handle Life’s Little Disasters

    If there’s one thing that moms know how to do, it handles tough situations. From helping your kids through their first heartbreak to trying to get the entire family ready all at once. The idea of multitasking is so second nature to most moms that they often don’t even realize that they’re doing...

Treating by Replacing – The Gifts You Need

  As we get older, the ways that we think to treat ourselves change. When we first start off recognizing birthdays and important events, we think that things to entertain ourselves are fun. Toys and games are top of our list, and then it goes into things that we are able to do with others...