Category: Family

Turn to Sustainable Cooking for You and Your Family

  Pexels   It seems that we have to consider so many things when it comes to our diet and wallet these days. How can we eat better? How can we save more money? What can we do for the environment? Well, perhaps by adopting sustainable home cooking practices in your kitchen, you’ll find ways...

The Little Things That Mean A Lot

  When you’re a parent, you start to look forward to the next big thing. Whether it’s the next milestone that your child is about to hit, a night out celebrating an occasion with your friends or a holiday that’s coming up. It doesn’t seem so much about the little things that keep us ticking...

Credit Cards: Good Or Bad For Your Family Finances?

  I’m sure most of you have heard of credit cards and have a vague understanding of what they are and what they do. I’m also sure that a lot of you have heard mixed things about them. Some people claim that credit cards are awful and you should stay away from them at all...

Breathe New Life Into Your Childrens Playroom

image source   Our childrens playrooms can become a little battered and bruised over time. With so much time spent playing in this room, it’s completely natural that over time they can look much in need of some good old fashioned TLC. So with that in mind, here are our super simple and cheap tips...

Why Aren’t You Getting A Good Night’s Sleep?

Image Source It’s public enemy number one on every mom’s list, getting a good night’s sleep. While we are all resigned to the fact that after having children, sleep is off limits for the foreseeable future, that doesn’t mean we should operate in zombie mode for the next two to four years. We still think...

Teaching An Old House New Tricks

  Perhaps the agedness of your home is something that you particularly love about it. Plenty of people like living in a place that has a bit of history. But with history comes baggage. If your home is even as young as 25-years old, it might come with a few issues that need sorting out....

Simple Solutions To Give Your Home A Fresh Start

  No matter what the state of your home might be, there are always going to be occasions when there is a need for a little change. This can happen at any time, and when your home starts to get that way, it helps to know some of the things that you can do. As...

Fighting The Demons Of Old Age

  Aging gracefully is a saying that everyone has in mind when it comes down to getting older. However, its meaning is not universal. For some, it’s about keeping up appearances and remaining charming and elegant even with white hair and some wrinkles. For others it’s about maintaining their lifestyle, especially if they have a...

Helping Your Aging Parents Beat Loneliness

Image source If your parents are getting older now, you need to be alert to the very real possibility that they might start to feel lonely and isolated, especially if they are single or they lose their spouse.   Loneliness and isolation are at epidemic proportions amongst seniors, and it doesn’t seem like things will...

How to Feel Like ‘You’ Again After Having Children

  Any mom is bound to agree: after having children, you can sometimes lose a small part of yourself. Yes, what you gain is infinitely more important, but it doesn’t mean you should give up on that pre-children part of you. Maybe it’s something small, like not going out as much in the evenings. Or...

3 Reasons Your Meal Prepping Efforts Are Failing

  Image   Everyone knows – thanks to a plethora of articles and books on the subject – that meal planning should be the done thing these days. Cooking your own food on the day you consume is old hat, my friends. In 2017, you should be spending a couple of hours cooking each Sunday...

The Essential Mom Guide To Help You Find Your Stride

  Being the mother of a newborn baby is an incredible feeling. You’re elated, but you’re also terrified. Nobody ever gives you a manual regarding how to be a parent, and any advice people do give seems to be based on experiences of their own children. The problem is that every child is different, and...