Caring for your Christmas Tree

Having a real Christmas tree is a wonderful experience, the smell, the look can trump the artificial counterpart. But how do you keep a real tree looking prim for the entire season? This little guide will help you keep the real thing looking amazing throughout. Which One? Scotch Pine – Traditional scent and strong branches will hold onto their needles …

Cool Mums – Keep It Real Heroes

Mum blogs, they are so popular covering many topics and representing a group that are so very proud of being mums. Writing about the trials and tribulations that come along with having kids, new mums look to these for guidance. Advice and support this is invaluable, getting the new ideas for days out days in and just surviving life in general. …

Be in the know with our update on Booster Seat changes

It’s a minefield of choice when it comes to parenting – prime example; shopping for car seats and booster seats. As a parent myself i have enjoyed/endured shopping trips to select car seats and then booster seats! Negotiating with not just the sales adviser but your child too…Does the light purple one really offer better protection than the dark purple …

School trips that are leaving parents broke – and incensed!

We all remember school trips from our youth, perhaps to the local museum or even the seaside, armed with a packed lunch, a clipboard and waterproof! Our parents may well have contributed a few pounds here and there for the bus and if we were lucky we had pocket money for an ice-cream or a pencil from the gift shop! …

Pocket money pay outs rise faster than inflation!

Pocket money – small change for children to line their pockets, as a reward for helping round the house, doing some chores and thus learning the value of working for a monetary reward. Its an age old system where parents reward their children with a few pennies to be put towards sweets or small toys. Most of us, as children, …

Do play with your food – perhaps it helps!

‘Don’t play with your food’ – a phrase we have all heard from our parents and one we, as parents now, probably use countless times with our own children. But is this really the best way to encourage our children not to be fussy when it comes to mealtimes? Should we allow them to explore with food a little more; …

Your Children’s First Property Will Be £800,000

There’s so much pressure to get on to the property ladder these days and figures suggest that the average age of first time buyers is 32. According to Think Tank, those who are currently age 6 will pay £800.000 for their first home which is a shocking prediction. Currently house prices are ten times higher than average incomes in Britain …