Let’s get straight into it – work and family life is a big machine that doesn’t stop moving. If you stand still, it can feel like the washing, school run and other responsibilities could literally knock you over and run you down! Having a hobby is one sure way to help
Love them or loathe them, teachers spend hours with your child and sometimes showing little gratitude can go a long way. If you’re feeling the Christmas cheer and want to give a gift to your child’s class teacher, here are some ideas for male and female teachers alike.
‘Tis the season to be jolly! And keeping your home burglar free will ensure that nothing dampens your Christmas spirit on your return from visiting family and friends. According to Home Office statistics, 59 percent of burglaries happen during the festive season. Burglars have become wise to the usual tricks
Creating the perfect bedroom for your child can be a bit of a challenge. Not only does the room need to be practical, cosy and relaxing but it also must pass muster with your little ones, who can be pretty tricky customers to please.
A couple of years ago, we put our house on the market. suddenly, everything started to look very outdated. The not so long painted walls looked dull, the kitchen looked like a decade old – maybe it was watching all the property programmes (as you do!), or the pressure of
Thanks to the growing popularity of vampire and horror-related TV shows like Vampire Diaries and American Horror Story, UK adults and families are taking more of an interest in Halloween. Brands like Starbucks are moving in on pumpkin mania by serving up drinks like their spiced latte. How will you
With summer officially upon us, families will now be making plans to enjoy all the fun that the season brings. Whether you’re planning a holiday away or simply preparing to enjoy the warm weather, having beach wear ready for the children is important. This way, your children can enjoy the
By the end of June, when GCSE season has finally been put to bed, parents around the country will start to bemoan the cost of keeping a teenage bloomer in the style (they think) they deserve. If you can get through the summer holidays, the good news is that if
That’s £58.33 a month to spend on other essentials around the house…and it won’t cost you anything to make the saving. According to the iFreeze, iSave initiative Brits waste hundreds of pounds wasting food every year, when it could be put into the freezer. Instead, we’re storing the strangest things
We all know about Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, but what about Single Parent’s Day? Single Parent’s Day takes place each year on March 21, but like many others you may not have even know that they day existed.
It’s not uncommon that parents and grandparents bemoan the generational change in activities. These days, many children spend endless on gadgets of some sort and they just don’t have the same experiences of yesteryear.
This week, I took one look at the bedroom of my son and daughter and decided it was time for a radical change! This as already happened once this year already, and resulted in a room reshuffle, but children don’t stop growing – and they seem to perpetually be building
Look into the back of the boots of a busy um’s car and there are usually two distinct types: the super tidy and the fashionably disorganised. Whichever type you are, here are some tips on what should be in your car boot, so you don’t have to feel guilty if