5 Tips For Having A Jolly Summer Holiday This Year

https://www.pexels.com/photo/child-wearing-white-crew-neck-shirt-89414/ With summer approaching, it’s often the time we all start to think about having a week away more seriously. Whether you’re planning on spending seven days in the sun or a long weekend by a lake, if you’re contemplating a break over the warmer months, you might be freaking out a bit. When you have little ones, holidaying can be that little bit harder. To help you out with planning, preparing and even packing, take a look at these top tips. 1. Shop Around Firstly, when you start to look into options, make sure you spend a bit of… [Read More]

Usable Treats For The Whole Family

Gift giving is very traditional in a lot of families and places. Sharing what you have to make someone else’s life better is one of the greatest ways to show that you care about them. Spending money on someone is just like spending time on someone. But, instead, they get something they can enjoy out of it. But, of course, a lot of people struggle with gift giving. Knowing what to get someone is never easy. It doesn’t have to be this way, though. Gifts that are useful will always go down well. And, this post will be going through… [Read More]

That Friday Linky

That Friday Linky

It’s Friday again, which means it’s That Friday Linky time again! Please have a quick read of the info below and join in! As always we ask that you link up your favourite post of the week. Please don’t link up your entire blog, just one specific post that you’d like to share with us all. Linky’s are a great way to find new blogs to read, discover new content and they’re also a great way to raise your blogs profile. Myself and my husband, Nigel, who blogs at DIY Daddy are your hosts. If you’d like us to retweet your… [Read More]

Sun, Sea, And Savings

Budgeting for a family can be a big stretch. When the purse strings are tight, you probably aren’t even considering the possibility of a family vacation. There just isn’t enough money. Vacations are a huge expense, and although you would love to get away from it all for a week or two, you just can’t afford it can you? Maybe you can. It will take some sacrifice, but for most people, a vacation isn’t completely out of reach. If you want to treat the whole family to a wonderful week away, here are a few ways that you can save… [Read More]

Is Your Child Ill? Don’t Panic!

Image Source All parents know the terrifying moment when your child appears to have fallen ill. This can be surprisingly distressing, and sometimes it can even be difficult to figure out exactly what you need to do. In some cases, the worry even clouds the decision making, and sometimes this can lead to a poorer decision being made than you would normally go for. If you are in this situation at the moment, then you are probably wondering what you can do. The truth is, it is relatively straightforward. Let’s take a look at your ultimate steps. Relax No matter… [Read More]

Brilliant Mum Feature: Week 3

Brilliant Mum Feature

Hello and welcome to the Brilliant Mum Feature. Once a week I will be featuring one mum in a bid to find out more about them and their lives. If you’d like to take part in this series, simply fill in this form. This week our brilliant mum feature is Hayley. Hayley is a 30 year old (gulp) mum of one living in Devon with her husband, son and dog. She started blogging in 2016 when her son was born and it kept her sane through maternity leave. In January 2017 Hayley went back to work part-time as Content Marketing Director… [Read More]

The impact of having premature twins and how pampers are helping #ad

Pampers Preemie Nappy

I’ve always known that I wanted to be a mum. When I was little I used to collect baby dolls and pretend that they were real. I’d put nappies on them, dress them up for the day and then change them into their pyjamas at night time. Most of them would ‘sleep’ at the foot of my bed, but I’d always make sure I cuddled one at night time. When I thought about being a mummy, I imagined pushing them in the swing at the park, giving them lots of cuddles and singing songs to them. As I grew older and… [Read More]

How To Make Money As A Busy Mum

Life as a busy mother can often be pretty tough. Of course, your kids are the world to you and all the hard work is absolutely worth it, but it isn’t always an easy life. A lot of people think that being a stay at home mum isn’t a ‘real’ job but of course nothing could be further from the truth. And very few things are harder work than raising your children! Still, once your kids get a little older, a lot of stay at home mums start to get a little antsy. Having twins means that they play together… [Read More]

How to Tackle Those Everyday Problems in Your Home

Every day homeowners all over the world have to face a host of everyday problems. It may not be the end of the world if they’re not sorted, but they’re annoying all the same — hence why they’re called problems. They may not be life threatening. They may not be all that important in the grand scheme of things. But they do need sorting out and tending to every day otherwise they’ll just continue to grow and grow. Below are a few of the most general problems homeowners face every day as well as a few ways to tackle them…. [Read More]

Finance: The Other Investments

There are many ways you can invest your money in this day and age. But what about the other ones. Those offshoots that you only hear about rarely in hushed circles. Everyone knows about the stock market, and investing in gold. But what about the other stuff? Well, it is out there, and you can make the most of it if you are careful and do your research. Investing is a sure fire way to improve your finances so long as you are careful and do the research. You can lose your money if you don’t. So if you decide… [Read More]