Take the fear out of long family car journeys

Do you fear the dreaded car journey with your family. This is going out to all of you that have children anywhere from newborns, right up until they’re teenagers. It would seem that when going on a long car journey, kids just seem to lose their heads. Everything becomes annoying to them, and you’ll often find […]

5 Ways to Cut the Costs of your Family Expenses

*Sponsored Post* Figuring out how to save cash while simultaneously raising a family can be quite a challenge. The average cost of raising a child is gradually getting higher, while wages don’t seem to be getting any better. However, that doesn’t mean that you have to resign yourself to struggling every time you want to […]

Cleaning hacks for busy parents

Since having Oscar, jobs around the house have taken a back seat. It’s hard to find the time to get anything done! I’ve never been a domestic goddess. I have always been bad at keeping on top of housework. I am all about the easy way of doing things. I love a good life hack! […]

I’m more than a mother

Ever since I had my son, I feel as thought I’ve lost some of myself. I’ve gained so much and my life has changed for the better in so many ways. I just can’t help yearning for something. I don’t miss my old life, but I do miss the old me. I don’t really remember […]

Bringing the great outdoors indoors

When the seasons change, it’s always the perfect time to start thinking about updating your interior design scheme. A change in seasons calls for new textures and new colour schemes. It’s a great chance for you to start experimenting with your home décor. Of course, there is an abundance of inspiration available in magazines, on […]

Finding ways to relax as a parent

Finding the time to relax when you’re a parent is not easy, trust me. Children by their nature require pretty much all of your attention, especially at first. Even though you can leave them under the supervision of someone else, it’s difficult to let go, and you can only rely on babysitters every so often. […]

Working around family life

Fifty years ago, mums were expected to quit their jobs when they had a child, and spend the next few years raising them while the fathers were out at work. However, in the last five decades, things have changed a lot, including society’s perceptions of parenthood and how thing should be done. Child rearing is […]

Getting out with a baby

If you’re like us, this is a military operation. Making sure you’ve got everything, spares, and yourself sorted is often too much stress to handle. If you’re a first time parent, this is even more unnerving. God forbid you’re out in public with a screaming baby, but you’ve forgot a spare nappy to change into. […]

Baby prep: it doesn’t have to be hard

Getting ready for a new baby can seem like a really daunting prospect if you are a first time parent. You have nine months stretching ahead of you, and in terms of a pregnancy those months can seem long, and the end game is far away. When it comes to buying everything you need though, those […]