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Keeping Baby Warm This Winter

Keeping Baby Warm This Winter

If you have a newborn, or recent-born baby, or are preparing for birth in the coming months, then keeping him or her warm is going to be imperative in the colder months that are fast approaching.   The challenge, of course, is that babies can’t […]

What you don’t realise about kids (until you have kids)

What you don’t realise about kids (until you have kids)

There are many things that you don’t realise about having kids before you actually have kids. Here are 5 of them! THE SLEEP You may have a fantastic sleeper, and feel blessed and happy (and – dare I say it – a little smug). And […]

Teaching Your Daughter Self-Confidence

Teaching Your Daughter Self-Confidence

Teaching your daughter how to gain confidence is something that not every parent pulls off effectively. Why is this? Is it because most parents don’t care about how their children feel? Not at all. It’s because the variance of personalities your child can occupy, and […]

What Makes Up A Great And Affordable Family Car?

What Makes Up A Great And Affordable Family Car?

Rarely will there be a dedicated family vehicle. One that is spacious enough for the adults and for the children in the back. The seats would need to be purposefully designed to handle or perhaps even come with an already fitted child seat. It would […]

Turn Your Kitchen From Catastrophic to Chic- Without Breaking The Bank!

Turn Your Kitchen From Catastrophic to Chic- Without Breaking The Bank!

There’s no doubt that that kitchen is one of the priciest rooms in the home to renovate. With everything from new flooring and paint to worktops, cupboards, electrical and plumbing issues to consider, it’s not something you typically consider doing on a budget. You might […]

It’s Getting Hot Here, But Should We Be Preparing For Winter?

It’s Getting Hot Here, But Should We Be Preparing For Winter?

Right now we are on the threat of a hosepipe ban, the heat that we have had so far this summer has been incredible. The weather is good, we are all enjoying our gardens and the great outdoors, but like anything, time is moving so […]

3 Checks to Make Before Buying a New Home

3 Checks to Make Before Buying a New Home

Image Credit   We each have a different idea of what the perfect home feels like, and when it comes to house hunting it’s a fine art that uses both the left brain (logical) and right brain (emotional).   We are often focused on finding […]

Making Sure Your Kids DON’T Get Everything They Want

Making Sure Your Kids DON’T Get Everything They Want

Pixabay   It’s the same old story, you want your children to have everything they want in life, but this can mean you going without. You may be racking your brains to find the best way to make money online, or develop a side hustle […]

Everything You Need To Know To Create An Effective Family Budget

Everything You Need To Know To Create An Effective Family Budget

Creating an effective family budget is absolutely key if you want to make sure your family live a happy, comfortable, high quality of life (with money put aside for emergencies, of course).   If you haven’t yet created a family budget, you could be spending […]

Oh No! The Boiler’s Broken!

Oh No! The Boiler’s Broken!

Picture the scene. It’s Monday morning, the alarm hasn’t gone off, the family are running around the house trying to get ready for school and work. The queue at the bathroom is getting bigger and you suddenly hear the dreaded cry: ‘Mum! There’s no hot […]