• Family Stories

    The Summer Peppa Came to Stay

    It all started on a perfectly normal summers day. There I was working away at my laptop, as I did every day, when suddenly the girls and Romanian Mum began shouting for me to come quickly. Thinking something was wrong I immediately sprang up and headed for the front door. “Look!’ They all said pointing across the garden. As I looked out, I couldn’t believe what I saw. A small green Tortoise was trundling up our garden path. Before I carry on there is something you should know. We live in the centre of a small town, literally in the centre, just a short distance away from the main shopping area. So…

  • Why it’s Never too Late to Follow Your Career Dreams
    For the mums,  General

    Why it’s Never too Late to Follow Your Career Dreams

    Many people dream about their ideal career but never take the steps towards making it a reality. Between raising children, concerns over financial security and dealing with the demands of daily life, your dream career may seem like an impossibility, but it doesn’t have to be.  Whether you lack the confidence, don’t have the time, or think it’s too late, here’s why now could be the perfect opportunity to pursue your dream career. You’re Constantly Growing As a person, you’re constantly learning and experiencing new things. In all likelihood, you’ve reached achievements that you never thought you could, and overcome situations you didn’t think you’d be able to. Even now,…

  • Be Inspired By Scandinavian Style This Christmas

    Be Inspired By Scandinavian Style This Christmas

    When we think of classic Christmas scenes, our minds are immediately drawn to snow, pine trees and reindeer. So it comes as no surprise that Scandinavian styles are inspiring us a lot this year when it comes to decorate our home. It’s the kind of place which doesn’t even have try hard to feel like Christmas. As a result, the Scandinavian style is simple and natural. So a few small touches here and there can have your home feeling more festive in minutes. Have a read to get yourself feeling inspired for some decoration ideas. Pine Tree Of course, most homes have a Christmas tree in them. However, have you…

  • Fun Plans for October with Yourids
    Outdoor Activities

    Fun Plans for October with Your Kids

    Now that the kids are back to school I am sure that like me you are also starting to prepare for the moments when it’s not going to be as warm outside.  It may not feel like two minutes since the summer holidays, but October half term is almost upon us. As the weather turns wetter and colder, it’s tempting to keep the kids occupied with technology indoors. However, if you want to truly make the most of the holidays together, getting outdoors and having fun as a family is the best way to do it. Here, we’ll look at some of the best fun plans you can make for…

  • Me Time: 7 Ideas for Mums
    For the mums

    Me Time: 7 Ideas for Mums

    Being a mum is incredibly rewarding, with so many precious first moments and treasured memories. There’s also no doubt it’s incredibly tiring, from teething and sleepless nights, to school runs and homework.  According to research, on average, children say mum 9,563 times per year. We also spend 7 full days doing the food shop, make more than 800 meals and 500 beds. Although there’s a lot of perks, like enjoying over 1,500 cuddles, it can be stressful, too. To help you rejuvenate, here are some essential me-time ideas for hectic mums. Enjoy a nap As a parent, you know that feeling of being sleep deprived. If you need to justify…

    Writing Skills

    6 Original Ways to Get Kids Ready for Essay Writing at College

    One of the complex skills which most students actually need in order to be successful is writing. This is due to the fact that everything in an academic year is based on writing and a student with good writing skill will perform better compared to those with a poor writing skill. The process of improving a student’s writing is not only limited to his teachers alone, as parents too can help improve their ward’s writing skills. What is essay writing? According to Wikipedia (2018), generally, an essay is a piece of writing, which portrays an author’s thought or point of view. An essay is any piece of writing, which is constructed for…

  • How to be frugal

    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…