Netgear Arlo HD Security Camera Review from Maplin

Home security is important for many people. When we leave home whether it be for a day at work or to go on holiday, we all ensure our homes are locked up securely. We check that the oven’s off, the windows are closed, nothing of value is left out on display and if you’re anything like me, you’ll check and then check again that the front door is definitely locked. For many people protecting their home and belongings is as simple as locking the front door. However, for other people having that extra bit of security is important. The Netgear… [Read More]

Everything I do, I do for you

My goals in life before I had children were very different to what they are now. I’m quite an ambitious person. I’m hard working, passionate, dedicated and very organised. I also like to think that I’m kind hearted, generous and loyal. Sometimes in life these are the qualities in me that are often exploited. I’m a very good natured person and would do anything in my means to help others, but some people know this and take advantage of it. Everything that I do nowadays, I do with one goal in mind. My children. I work hard. I stay up… [Read More]

Home Safety Tips for Eldery Loved Ones

Helping an elderly loved one feel safer at home is really important to help reduce risk of any injuries or other incidents. If you’d like a little extra help in optimising your elderly loved one’s home or even their routine at home, we’ve come up with a few home safety tips to hopefully help you. Install some safety aids in each room Things like hand rails can be a lifesaver when it comes to things like taking a bath or getting up from the toilet. However, these things are just the beginning for making things like this easier and safer. The… [Read More]

Watchbot Review and Giveaway

As a new parent we all want what’s best for our children. We all want to protect our children and this means protecting our homes too. I was recently lucky enough to be sent a Watchbot Wireless Security Camera to review. Watchbot is a wireless home and business security camera which allows you to remotely view and monitor what’s important to you, even if you are thousands of miles away. You can use Watchbot to monitor your home whilst you’re at work or on holiday. You can even use it as a baby monitoring camera, as a camera to protect elderly relatives… [Read More]

My Greatest Internet Fear

This post is my entry into the Check and Secure challenge. For more advice on family safety online, see Mums on Security. Dear Future R and M,I am writing this letter to you now that you are two years old. I know in a few years time, you will both be internet experts because this is the age that you are growing up in. A world full of gadgets and apps and smart phones. Technology has developed so much since I was a child. I remember when I was a teenager, my sister and I got our very first computer. It was huge… [Read More]

Protecting Your Children Online

Image courtesy of Clare Bloomfield/Freedigitalphotos.net Online security has always been a hot topic to me and now that I have children it’s even more important than ever to me.  I’m staggered at times by the amount of information people put online about themselves. Phone numbers, email addresses, dates of births, home addresses, the list is endless. This sort of information should be kept private and safe at all times, especially when using social media sites.  I’m not against the use of social media. In fact one of my favourite social media sites is Twitter. I love it! It’s easy to… [Read More]