• Sure Fire Ways To Plan The Perfect Family Road Trip

    A road trip a la Thelma and Louise is the stuff of dreams for the youth of today. The thought of hot footing it on an adventure with your best pal, being spontaneous and throwing caution to the wind can make for the most exciting vacation. However, you shouldn’t neglect the idea of a road trip when you have waved goodbye to your youthful good looks and you’ve said hello to a young brood and spouse. The thought of a family road trip could fill you with dread. The idea of having two or more offspring in the back seat whining, ‘Are we there yet?’ over and over again is…

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    Subjects Which Should Be Taught At School

    School is one of the most important experiences of our lives. From the age of 3 until 18, we are put through our paces learning about science, maths and the english language.  There are a lot of subjects which are taught in school which are very useful and help us develop as people in our early years – but there are also a lot of things we aren’t taught about which could impact our lives as we grow into adulthood. Today I want to take a look at some of the top subjects which should be taught to all children during their school years.  1. Nutrition Healthy eating is the…

  • 3 Ways to Keep Kids Active During the Summer Holidays

    3 Ways to Keep Kids Active During the Summer Holidays

     Summer holidays are great, because more sunshine means more time outside, instead of being crowded inside with toys and gadgets!  For children, their school holidays are often what makes their childhood. If not planned carefully, however, the costs of various events and activities can add up very quickly! It’s no surprise that boredom and spending extra money around the holidays can cause a strain on even the happiest of families. Time off school can also mean that kids forget how to learn. Don’t let your kids become TV zombies!  Here are some fun, inexpensive (and some FREE!)  summer projects and activities for children, to help them to learn, develop, and…

  • Planning A Great Evening Out With Your Parent(s)

    Many of us have elderly relatives in our life, those who we love unconditionally. There’s a softening that occurs with advanced years, and it can lead our older relatives to become softer and more pleasant to be around. But of course, they don’t need to be your relatives for you to foster this kind of relation. You might find that your sweet neighbor is someone you wish to help out now and then, and spend time with. You can find friendship in the unlikeliest of places. Planning a great evening out with this relative or friend can be a wonderful means of you bonding. Unfortunately, as we get older it…

  • 4 Big House Moving Mistakes That People Make

    Nobody likes moving home, they like being in their new home but they don’t actually like the process of moving. It’s so stressful and there are so many tiny details to sort out in the lead up to the move so you can get the house ready to live in. But people often make it harder than it needs to be because they make simple mistakes or forget important things. If you’re moving house soon, be sure to avoid these common moving mistakes.  Image Source Leaving The Packing Until Last Minute  This is one of the most common mistakes that people make because they underestimate just how long it takes…

  • Choosing a tree that is suitable for an urban garden

    If you have a garden that is big enough, it really is worth considering planting a tree or two. Doing so will enhance your garden as well as help the planet. But, you need to make sure that you buy the right kind. You wouldn’t want to for example plant a weeping willow in a small garden. A tree-like that has a huge root system that seeks out water. So, if you plant it within 50 foot of a drain or water main the chances are the roots will invade and break the pipe. An issue like that would cost thousands to sort out. To help you to avoid making a…

  • When A New Home Gives You More Than You Bargained For

    So there really is only two scenarios that you can face when moving into a new home. You either know exactly what needs doing to it, and you know everything that you possibly can about the home. Or, you know that there’s no problems at all, you’re walking into a home that pretty much just needs you to fill it. Now with either one of these scenarios, there’s always the predicament that your new home is going to throw something at you that’s totally unexpected. In fact, it doesn’t even have to be a new home, it can be any home that you’ve owned for any length of time that…