• How Can We Set a Good Example to Our Children?
    Collaborative Post,  Parenting

    How Can We Set a Good Example to Our Children?

    When you bring a child into the world, there’s a lot of pressure to do things right. We all want our children to grow up happy, healthy and productive members of society, and the way we raise them when they’re little has a huge impact on what their thoughts and views, personality and goals are likely to be later on. None of us are working to a rule book, and when it comes to parenting we’re all just winging it and doing the best we can. This isn’t to say any of us need to be perfect because perfection doesn’t exist, however, there are a few things within our control…

  • Collaborative Post,  Lifestyle

    Simple ways to keep the cost of running your small business under control

    In the UK, the mum economy is huge. It does not matter where you live you will find mumpreneurs. Women who are juggling raising their kids and looking after their families with running a small business. The latest stats show that 807,000 women are registered as self-employed, in the UK. Many of them are mums. If you are one of them, this article is for you. Below, I outline some relatively simple ways you can track, keep control of and reduce the cost of your small business. Get a fuel card Whether you are running just one vehicle or have expanded and now have more than one van or business…

  • Maintaining a Strong Relationship
    Collaborative Post,  Relationship Advice

    Maintaining a Strong Relationship – Even After Having Kids

    Keeping the spark alive in a relationship and remaining strong and close over the years isn’t always easy, especially when children come along. If you’re worried about drifting apart or just want to make your relationship the best it can be, consider these ideas.  Do things as a family Spending time with your partner doesn’t have to be one on one or romantic time for it to count. Doing things together as a family is loads of fun and benefits all of you, it’s a chance for you and your partner to goof around or just relax while you’re on family days out, enjoying movie nights or relaxing in the…

  • Collaborative Post,  Home

    Top Tips For Making Moving Easier

    Moving home is one of the most stressful events in people’s lives. And as a family we’ve done it quite a few times as well. I moved a lot while in University and then we only moved about 4 times when we were living in London. Moving means that you have to spend days or weeks packing your belongings, just to find that the item you urgently need is at the bottom of the pile. If you are about to move to a new home, you can make the process smoother by getting your items, boxes, and personal belongings organized ready for your removal company – take a look here…

  • Keep Your Car On The Road For Longer With These Tips
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    Keep Your Car On The Road For Longer With These Tips

    The average cost of a family car in Britain is £12,919 which is a substantial amount of money to most families. No one wants to be forking out this sort of money regularly, so it is essential to make sure that your car is maintained and on the road for as long as possible. It is thought that the average Brit spends around £40,000 on repairing and servicing cars over the course of their lifetime – and we want to help you to reduce this and save your money! Here, we share a few tips for keeping your car on the road for as long as possible. Put it in…

  • Lazy Ways To Save Money Around The House
    Collaborative Post,  How to be frugal

    Lazy Ways To Save Money Around The House

    People are often careless about how they spend their money. Within a few days of getting paid, many of us have spent most of what we earned. This can cause serious long-term money problems, making it impossible for you to reach your financial goals. Improving your finances can seem like a lot of hard work, which is why many of us avoid doing so. Thankfully, there are ideas you can try, which take very little effort. With that in mind, here are six lazy ways to save money.  Pick A Different Job The long drives many of us take to work each morning are costly, as well as frustrating. To…

  • Top Ways to Make your Home Eco-Friendly
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    Top Ways to Make your Home Eco-Friendly

    Being more Eco-friendly in everything we do is more than important than ever. We all want Earth to have a future and our kids and the generations to come to still live on beautiful, green planet. There’s been more disasters than ever in the last couple of years – Amazon more recent – and our kids are more conscious than we ever been and they know we all need to do our best to protect nature. My eldest at only 10 years old discuss on the subject with her friends and they are scared. They are scared because they don’t know if adults will do everything they have to to…