Ways to help your child’s education

| Family

Watching your child perform well at school and in academics can be a very fulfilling and satisfying feeling, and quite frankly, that’s what we all want to experience as parents. But that, just like the other parts of parenting, takes effort to achieve- so here’s helping you with that. Focus on Consistency Consistency is the […] Read more…


Healthy alternatives to ice cream

| Food & Drink

With Summer fast approaching, I have been looking for some alternatives to ice cream… Fruit and Veg lollies This idea has come from a book I was sent a while back called Get Your Kids To Eat Anything. The delicious smoothie lollies contain only natural ingredients and can be whizzed up in minutes. Using natural […] Read more…


Meet the new Crate Creatures! Giveaway

| Competitions, Review

    Lucas got the Crate Creature, Blizz last year and was recently sent* some of the newer Crate Creature toys including a KaBOOM box, Crate Creature Basher and Barf Buddy.   KaBOOM box, Nanners Lucas received the KaBOOM Crate creature called Nanners. There are 4 creatures to collect and all come in their own […] Read more…


Fun Spring games

| Family

fun spring games

Here are some fun games and activities that can be played outside with a group of kids of any age. Variations on Tag The game of tag has so many variations they could fill an entire book. Here are a few ideas to get the children started. Shadow Tag is a variation where the person […] Read more…


How much should you save for your child’s future?

| Money

  Having children is expensive, from day one we are buying clothes, nappies and other essentials. Then it comes to childcare expenses, classes for them to attend, school trips, hobbies etc. I’ve been putting money away for Lucas in a savings account since he was born, some months more than others, depending on what I’ve […] Read more…


Brightening your home with VELUX roof windows

| Home & Garden

Brightening your home with VELUX roof windows. my kitchen with two velux roof windows, in front of you is a range cooker with tiles wall and at either side is wooden cupboards with granite worktop

  It’s a well-known fact that daylight boosts our mood. When we have bright sunny days, everyone tends to feel better, be more upbeat and feel healthier within themselves. We all know that when we are exposed to daylight, we are getting a boost of vitamin D, whether we are inside or outside, this is […] Read more…


A day at Coral Island, Blackpool

| Days Out, Review

A day at Coral Island, Blackpool. Lucas and Chanel on the pirate flyer smiling at camera holding their pistols

    A couple of weeks ago, my friend and I took the children to Blackpool for the day. We both love Blackpool, it’s filled with a zillion memories from us going with families when we were younger, getting the train when we were old enough to venture their on our own and once we […] Read more…


Making sure the elderly keep their independence

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Making sure the elderly keep their independence

  As we get older, sometimes, we rely on other’s around us to help us get around. However, there are ways that the elderly can keep their independence, taking the weight off those caring for them.     Lucas and I often go out with my Grandma who is 88. When Lucas was still in […] Read more…