11 of the Most Dangerous Items in Your Home

Image source We are all aware that there can be many hidden dangers in our home, but it is not easy to be able to identify them in order to know how to keep our homes as safe as possible. As we all know how essential it is to keep our homes as safe as possible, particularly with children in the house, here is our list of the most dangerous items in your home so that you can identify the areas in your home that need updating in order to be safe and to protect the members of your family…. [Read More]

Intense Care – Working From Home With A Sick Child

Picture They say having a child is like having a full-time job. So when you have a child and a full-time job, surely that means you’ve got two full-time jobs right? Children require care and attention at the best of times, and when they are ill, it’s quite impossible to get anything done, least of all your own job! And luckily there are now many bosses that are understanding when you have to work in your home, but how can you get the balance right when you’ve got a child sneezing, puking, and craving cuddles from you, but you’ve got… [Read More]

5 Ways to Make your Home Child-Friendly

As you enter and prepare for parenthood, you suddenly become aware of all of the little dangers dotted around your home. From the moment the positive test result comes back, your life has changed forever. You are going to be a mummy and daddy, and you only have a few months to prepare yourself for the introduction of a baby. One question that many new expecting parents ask themselves is, is their home ready for a baby? How many hazards can you spot in any room? There are just some things you never really notice unless you are a parent… [Read More]

The Advantages of Single Plank Engineered Wood Flooring *

Do you ever dream about what your ideal home would be like? Perhaps you’re renting like us, which means you can’t change the decor without your landlords permission, or you simply don’t want to spend money decorating a house that’s not yours. I certainly know that feeling! However, when I think of my ideal home, our forever home, I often wonder about how I’d decorate it. My current home has an awful green carpet in, which thankfully our landlord has agreed to get rid of! I’m pretty excited about the thought of getting some nice new flooring! When it comes… [Read More]

Protecting your home: Most Demanding Wooden Floors in the UK! *

When you live in a house with children, it can be hard to protect your household wares from damage. A spilt drink here or a blob of yoghurt there, can ruin your best carpet and leave your beautiful wooden flooring stained forever. Sadly, I know this from personal experience. Sometimes a spilt drink can be mopped up pretty quickly, but when you’ve got kids they may not always tell you straight away if they’re spilt their drink. This means it could be left to sit on the surface of your lovely wooden floor for a long time, which can then… [Read More]

Making It Bigger Or Making A Move?

There comes a time when all families feel like they’re running out of room. Another mouth to feed often means that more space needs to be found. You have several options, but they all involve big changes and big spend. So how are you going to fit everybody in? Making It Bigger Making your home bigger in size is one way to fit people in on the inside. Of course, that could shrink your garden. This means there is less space to play out there as the kids get older. Extensions are quite common these days, although it is usually… [Read More]

Never Bite Off What You Can’t DIY!

Image Source DIY is often seen as a great way to save money when your home needs some work done to it. We have flat-pack furniture and stores designed to help people complete basic building. And, of course; this is usually cheaper than hiring someone to do the work for you. But, it’s easy to make mistakes that can lead to these jobs costing a small fortune. If you bite off more than you can chew; you may find that you have to get the help of a contractor anyway. To help you out, this post will be going through… [Read More]

Why Your Home Might Have Humidity Issues

Does your home seem to have developed humidity issues lately? There could be a few reasons for this! Luckily, it’s nothing you won’t be able to fix. If you leave your humidity issues alone for too long, chances are, you’ll begin to develop mold and other problems in the house. This in turn can lead to health problems! Let’s take a look at a few things that could be causing your humidity issues: Single Glazed Windows Single glazed windows aren’t the best idea if you want to keep your home healthy and free of moisture and mold. If you haven’t… [Read More]

Why Respite Care is Important

Caring for a friend or family member is a time consuming experience that can often leave you feeling exhausted. Whilst you want to be there 24/7, it’s important to make time for yourself too. However, making time for yourself when you have someone in your care isn’t an easy task. Many carers feel guilty taking time out to look after themselves or to have a break. They may feel as though they’re letting those in their care down, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. How can you look after someone else, if you’re run down? That’s why residential… [Read More]

Make Mornings Much Easier With These Tweaks To Your Home

Mornings can be a challenge when you have a little one to look after. And even before they go to school, mornings can be still difficult to master. After all, you need to make sure you and your child are both up and ready to face the world. But it can be a challenge alongside your hubby to get ready for the day ahead. Here are some tweaks you can make to your home to make mornings much easier. Invest in a new bathroom suite It’s often the bathroom which can slow down the getting ready process in the morning…. [Read More]