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This section is about various topics to do with parenting, being a parent and anything else relevant

How To Create A Glamorous Bathroom On A Budget

There are a few rooms in the house that to me, are the most important rooms, one of those rooms is the bathroom. There is nothing nicer after a long and stressful day, than to… View Post

Top Ways to Have A Positive Influence on Your Children

As parents, we are one of the biggest influences on your children, especially in their younger years. As they get into the teenage years, this impact slightly reduces due to outside pressures, but this bond… View Post

What to Do After a Death in the Family

You will undoubtedly feel intense grief following the loss of a loved one. Not only will you need to accept the passing of a relative, but there are also various processes you must undertake to… View Post

A Different Kind Of Feature Wall

If we mention feature walls, the first thing that comes to mind, is a feature wall in your lounge, or bedroom.  I thought the same, until I read about feature walls in the garden. As… View Post

Things To Look At When Re-Decorating A Room

When you are busy going about your day-to-day life, we often neglect certain areas of our home.  I am not talking about general day-to-day housework, I am talking about decor and decorating. It is not… View Post

Surviving The School Run With Aviva

Mention school run to any parent, and they all get that same look on their face.  Ever since C started school it has been a nightmare. It was stressful even before we got out of… View Post

5 Ways to Raise Creative Kids

How can one even quantify creativity? And if one cannot quantify something, how can you even think about nurturing and directing it? Fortunately, humans are inherently curious creatures, and this instinct alone honed evolution as… View Post

How to Throw a Party on a Budget

Parties can be large or small, of varying themes and for all types of occasions; and they can be very expensive, or done on a budget. It just matters where you put the money and… View Post

Making the Most of Your Garden this Winter

Have you ever found that parenting is significantly easier in the summer? That the kids are better behaved when you can let them play out in the garden? That they sleep better when they’ve burned… View Post

What to Do if You Are Hurt in Public

Slips, trips and falls can happen in any environment, but an accident or injury in a public place which happens through no fault of your own can be a cause of a personal injury claim.… View Post