Category: Family

New Moms Need Some Love Too

  When we are expecting a baby, we spend ages looking for items for our new baby. After all, they need things like nappies and prams for when they arrive. And it’s easy to forget about ourselves when we are buying items for our new baby. But we are going to go through one of...

Preparing for Your Baby: What Every Expectant Mommy Should Know

      Giving birth is life’s biggest miracle. As an expectant mother, you’ll want to be as ready for this moment as possible, so that the whole process goes smoothly. Before the big day arrives, make sure you read through our last minute tips to ensure that you’re fully prepared.   Stock Up on...

Tools Of The Trade: Buyers Guide For First Time Mums

    If you are about to enter the world of parenthood for the first time then brace yourself! You are about to experience the most rewarding and exciting job of your life.  There will be loads of ups and downs as you get to grips with the biggest, and best, responsibility of your life...

Immediately Improve The Appearance Of Your Home

  Whether you consider yourself particularly house proud or not, you have to admit that keeping the home looking good is always a definite plus, particularly if you have a lot of visitors or you are thinking about selling at some point in the near future. But keeping up appearances can be a lot more...

Going Off-Grid: The Best Alternative Energy Sources

  It can be a nightmare when the power fails. Your home is suddenly plunged into darkness and the family all run around the house in confusion. The real challenge then begins as you try to keep the kids entertained with no electricity thinking: what did people used to do before it was invented?!  ...

Does Your Garden Need A Spring Clean?

  When it comes to this time of year, it often becomes important to take better care of your garden. After all, over winter the garden is usually one year that suffers from a severe lack of attention, and at this time of the year it really begins to show. If you are looking for...

Fight The 3 Worst Homeowners’ Fears

  Zombie apocalypse, ghost, and storms. Do you know what these three have in common? They rank among the biggest fears of homeowners, according to a survey prepared on behalf of HomeAdvisor. Actually, 5% of homeowners genuinely admit fearing the potential of a zombie apocalypse and malevolent hauntings. We won’t be discussing how to defend...

Popular Store-Bought Foods you can Make at Home

  The convenience of popping to the store and picking up some ready-made food is often enticing. Unfortunately, it’s often difficult to assess the nutritional value of these pre-prepared products. So much salt and sugar are creeping into our foods, without us even realizing it! The solution is to try home-cooking as much as possible....

When Children Are Sick: How To Read The Signs

    When your children are ill it is awful.  From the winter sickness bugs to chicken pox, at some stage you are going to have to paint a cross on the door and hide yourself away from other human beings.  But how do you know when it’s time to worry and what can you...

Hygge Up Your Home

  Hygge is the Danish tradition of making your home and your life warmer, cozier and happier all round. It is a trend which has really caught on around the world in recent times, with more a number of books on the subject becoming popular sellers in 2016/17. Although many people are under the impression...

Getting Back Into Shape After A Baby? Try Some Of These Out

    Having a baby is an exciting time for any new mom, it’s amazing, terrifying and one big emotional roller coaster. But what many of us don’t give enough credit to is our body’s. The transformation it makes from month one through to month nine and then all those months after the baby has...

Get The Party Started: Great Ideas For Kids

    The pressure to host a kids party gets greater as they grow older.  Some of you may have been throwing parties since their first birthdays, but others may find the whole idea of hosting an event like this, petrifying!   Kids parties are great because unlike adult parties it doesn’t take a huge...