Monthly Archives: October 2018

Five life skills your kids don’t learn at school

Five life skills your kids don’t learn at school

There is no “right” way to bring up children, and sometimes the more advice and opinions you hear, the tougher it can seem. Even the views of the greatest teachers and psychologists always differ to a certain extent. Still, there is one thing on which everyone is in broad agreement: if you give your children freedom and value their individuality, they will grow up confident and happy. Another basic truth is that parents have as …

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What Was Your Favourite Part of the Playground Growing Up?

What Was Your Favourite Part of the Playground Growing Up?

Remember running out to the playground at break time after lessons, or a walk down the park, as a youngster and getting all excited because your favourite spot was free? For some, it is the slide, while others immediately run over to the bars. Not all playgrounds are created equally, with some encouraging more play than others. Yes, you may have loved playing hopscotch, but did anything really capture the imagination like an all-singing-all-dancing structure …

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Making Sure Your Lawn Stays Lush

Making Sure Your Lawn Stays Lush

Lawn-envy is a terrible thing, especially if you have vast expanses of flat, emerald green on either side of your browned, pitted and sparse wasteland… There’s no need to despair, though, as you can transform your tatty patch of land into an even, lush green carpet if you make the effort. It starts with the soil You can’t expect luxuriant green grass to grow out of nothing, so it’s important that you tend to the …

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Christmas Preparation

Christmas Preparation

Christmas seems to come around earlier and earlier each year. There’s the long school term; a drag which seems to take forever, and when (mercifully) the summer holidays roll around, they seem to come and go in a flash and before you know it you’re faced with the onslaught of the silly season. For many, what is supposed to be a joyous time surrounded by family and friends, becomes a stressful, unenjoyable holiday that feels …

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How a Dishwasher Changed My Life

How a Dishwasher Changed My Life

When we moved here, to our little house in the countryside, I had to accept a few things in order to get the lifestyle we wanted. Firstly, I would have to do a fair bit of driving to get the girls to school. Nights out would either need to be very sober or cost a lot more if we factored in taxis. We’d have to accept that our internet went about the same speed as …

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5 Signs and Symptoms Of Alcohol Overuse

5 Signs and Symptoms Of Alcohol Overuse

Alcohol abuse has become the order of the day and many people are getting hooked up day after day by the addiction and it is quite hard as I can say. However how hard people try to hide it, it becomes quite impossible to hide it. There are some signs and symptoms that even the most ignorant people cannot get to ignore. It will be pretty good if I shared some of the top five …

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Caring For Elderly Parents: Ready For The Responsibility?

Caring For Elderly Parents: Ready For The Responsibility?

Image It’s important that we all face up to the fact that one day our parents won’t be able to do much for themselves anymore. As they age, they will start to get quite frail and weak, which will make some tasks quite a bit harder for them. They might not be able to drive anymore or do something that we take for granted, such as climb the stairs. It’s always best to be prepared …

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Host the Perfect Halloween Garden Party for Kids

Host the Perfect Halloween Garden Party for Kids

Halloween is fast approaching and more and more people in the UK are celebrating, especially families with young children. For American families, trick or treating plays a huge part in Halloween but parents in UK can be a little more reluctant to let their children take part in the door to door tradition. Instead of trick or treating, parents can avoid stranger danger by hosting their very own outdoor Halloween parties instead. Find out how …

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5 Great Luxury Gifts for Your Man

5 Great Luxury Gifts for Your Man

Let’s be honest with each other here, as much as they wind us up, husbands and boyfriends are pretty great (usually). They’re our partners through life, helping us each step of the way! So when it comes to a special event, or when you’re just feeling grateful, it’s nice to get them something super special; a luxury item that they’ll be really thankful for. These moments of love are great but equally, they come with …

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Five Tips To Improve Fast Loss Even More

Five Tips To Improve Fast Loss Even More

Improving fat loss is something that you can do in a lot of practical ways.  You probably are wondering how you are going to make the right decisions, but you can actually do all the things that are listed below.  They will make you into someone who is in very good shape, and you will find that you could completely change your whole lifestyle if you are really focused on fat loss.  The people that …

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