Category: Family

How to Budget Effectively for 2017

    Everybody can enjoy a fulfilling and fruitful year without having to spend a lot in 2017, but you need to be ahead of yourself in terms of managing your finances in order to really see the benefits of your savings.   There are so many ways that you can be frugal and save...

Cut Off: Looking After Your Kids During A Power Outage

    You’ve just sat down to a delicious family dinner when the overhead lights suddenly start to flicker. The wind’s picking up outside and your kids are staring open-mouthed at the rain rolling, in heavy sheets, down the windows. Suddenly, the room’s plunged into utter darkness, and you’re sitting there fighting the panic rat...

Sleeping Like A Baby: Your Guide To Sleep As A New Mom

    Why do we say sleep like a baby? When most new babies only sleep for a couple of hours at a time? I guess it refers to the fact that they haven’t got much to worry about, so they get a restful sleep? But when you are a new mom, you sleep can...

Keep Your Kids Active: Tips To Choose The Right Sport For Your Young Ones

  There is something wonderful for parents when they can begin to see glimpses of what the future of their child might be based on his or her personality. It’s not uncommon for observant moms and dads to be able to guess what type of career would suit their kids best, based on how they...

The Importance of Calm in a World of Chaos: Learning How To Rest and Relax

  When life is go go go, time to rest or relax feels like nothing but a luxury. When you’re juggling work or school, family life, a social life, hobbies and everything else it can feel like you never stop. But finding time for rest and relaxation is so important, not only does it allow...

Don’t Cry Over Spilt Milk: How To Deal With The Small Disasters Left By Your Kids

    It is inevitable that your children are slowly going to start destroying your beautiful home.  No matter how careful you are and how tidy you teach them to be, accidents happen.   In the grand scheme of things nothing is ever too bad.  You just need a few tricks up your sleeves and...

Are Our Children Safe to Stream?

  Long gone are the days of the VHS and fast approaching is the end for the DVD (if you take recent statistics into account), as the act of streaming seems to be the platform of choice for all movie-lovers and binge-watchers alike. The communal free-for-all that are on demand services make hundreds of titles...

Revealed: The Many Benefits Of Becoming A Minimalist!

  Minimalism, what exactly is it? Well, to be a proper minimalist apparently you have to live with less than 100 items in your home. Let’s be honest about it, as a parent that’s a completely hopeless goal. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t adapt some of the principles of minimalism, though. The aim...

Modern Homes Can Be Cozy Too!

  OK, so when you think of the perfect cozy home what sort of image pops into your head? Like a lot of people, it might be an older style home, with an antique interior. But the fact of the matter is that this type of home is only one way of making a cozy...

Home Safety Hacks You Won’t Want To Miss

  If you have children, you’ll quickly find that you need to make adjustments to your home to prevent accidents and keep them safe. It’s not always possible to avoid every slip or trip, especially in the early days when they’re wobbly on their feet. But taking precautions can help to make your home a...