• How to Stop Living from One Payday to The Next

    No-one likes living payday to payday. When you’re left with £5 to cover all of your expenses at the end of each month after you’ve accidentally over-spent on entertainment and other costs in the weeks before, you can find yourself in a position of serious stress and discomfort. In fact, you might even have to tap into other sources of money to keep you going, meaning that you have more debt to worry about next month. 1.  Learn How to Budget  It’s stressful to feel as though you never have enough money to live life the way you would like to. The good news is that there are things you…

  • How to refresh your outdoor seating space in time for summer

    Summer has finally arrived, and we want to embrace spending as much time as possible outside soaking up that sunshine. Whether you’re inviting friends over for a barbecue, the kids are having a playdate, or you simply want to enjoy some alfresco dining, now is the perfect time to refresh your outdoor space in time for the summer. Thankfully, all of these suggestions are quick fixes and will take no more than a quick online order and popping them into position in your garden or patio. First things first is to sort out the seating. Ensuring everyone has somewhere comfortable to sit is the first point of call. These bold…

  • How to decorate a bedroom your child will love

    There are plenty of milestone moments in a mother’s life. The first is when she finds out she’s going to have a child. Then there’s things like the first step, the first word, and a whole host of other “firsts” you’ll want to capture on camera. Before you know it, your child will have grown out of the nursery you painstakingly designed for him or her when you first found out you were expecting, and they’ll be looking for something newThe question is, how do you design the perfect bedroom for a youngster who’s tastes, and preferences are totally different to your own? The following tips might just be able…

  • Decisions…

    Why nobody told me how hard it is to be an adult? The hardest part of this whole adult thing is taking decisions. As a Libra I always found it very difficult to choose the right things for myself. Making decisions and choosing for my kids though has been THE hardest thing ever. I always wonder…is it the right thing to do? The decisions I’m making as their parent now will affect them for the rest of their adult life…forever… It’s a real burden and I always analyze the situation hundreds of time before going for it. My kids opinion counts the most though. My girls always have their deciding…

  • Sisters

    A bit late…Sisters in February

    February. It was a short but really full month. We had snow and I had to shovel more snow than ever,  we had lots of things to prepare and decide and all the way through I just had only one thought… SLOW DOWN My little baby girl,Miss A is starting school in September and although I know that it’s time and that if we were living in UK she would’ve been already in school as reception starts at 4 and a half, I am still really sad deep inside. They are getting older and starting to face more and more challenges and I am simply getting old. And the decisions…

  • WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN BUYING CHILDREN’S SWIMMING AIDS

    What to look for when buying children’s swimming aids

    Whether you are thinking ahead to a holiday by the pool, or local swimming lessons, you might be interested in some top tips when it comes to purchasing swimming aids for toddlers or babies. It isn’t just about cute designs and fun colours, you need to consider some important safety elements too. THE KEY TO BABY FLOAT SAFETY The number one thing to bear in mind, no matter what sort of childrens swimming aids you might have purchased, is to never leave a child unsupervised in their pool float. It only takes a back to be turned for one second for a situation to turn tragic. This is also why…

  • How to reconnect with yourself

    How to Reconnect with Yourself

    No matter how much you love your life and the people in it, there are times when everybody needs a short reset. Life can often become crowded and overwhelming, whether you’re dealing with the day-to-day responsibilities that come from caring for your loved ones or taking on more than your fair share of extra duties or stresses in your professional life. If you’re starting to feel just a little bit worn out before the day has even begun, then it’s time to take a step back and reconnect with you. “ME TIME” For many people, there is a sense of guilt attached to taking some time out from those daily…