The UK's Wild Birds Infographic

For the past few years we have had a robin visit our garden every winter - I look out for his arrival, and always keep a listen out for his calls and songs. It is something the kids (and I) love to see and hear - it’s exciting and his presence brings us joy. 

3 Ways To Make A Bad Day Better 

3 Ways To Make A Bad Day Better 

Everyone has a bad day now and again. The problem is that these kinds of days can knock our confidence, especially when we worry about how it is going to affect us in the eyes of other people as well. Even if your bad day is a private one, it can still make you worry about what the next day will bring, and affect every decision you make. 

3 Key Things You Need Before Buying a New Family Home

Your family home is something that usually has a lot of sentimental value attached to it. For many, it’s a place where memories are madeand some of the most cherished moments are created. For this reason, when you make the decision move into a new home, it can be an exciting and emotional time for everyone. To make the process as easy as possible, you should think about the key things that you need to sort out before making any final decisions. In case you need a little help, this article is going to look at three key things you need when buying a new family home. 


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First Time Landlord and Insurance

The demand for rental homes continues to be strong, although being a landlord isn't for everybody, it can be an effective way to grow your wealth. It should not, however, be mistaken for a way to get rich quick. Being a landlord is a long-term investment that needs to be approached carefully.

My Summer Wish List with Simpy Be

I've put together my summer wish list from Simply Be website.

We're well into the summer months and enjoying the best summer weather we've had in many years. And, the lovely weather is not going anywhere in anytime soon. Thus, I think it is time to treat myself to some summer essentials.

My Movie Watch List for The Summer

My Movie Watch List for The Summer

Below are new movies that are landing in our cinemas this summer. I've picked a couple to watch with the kids, perfect to keep the children entertained and happy during the school holiday. I've also picked a couple of movies for date night with hubby.  Although the kids have already said they want to come see Skyscraper with us, so scrap that date night plan - I blame Dwayne Johnson.

Family Travel Tips & Hacks!

Family holidays can be adventurous, but with energetic toddlers, melodramatic teenagers, and worn-out parents, a few mishaps might occur turning it from dreamy to disastrous. However, with a bit of planning, you can make sure you get back home safe and blissfully relaxed. After all, some of the best memories some of us have are from family holidays. So, here are a few family travel tips and hacks to ensure everyone has a wonderful time.

Battle of the Sexes: 5 Ways to Ease the Brunt of Motherhood

Parenting is a joy which most people are fortunate enough to experience at some point in their lives. Bringing a child into this world is bettered only by the journey you go through as a parent, as you watch your little one grow.

While it is a blessing, motherhood isn’t without its trials and tribulations. New research by Direct Line Life Insurance found that two thirds of mums still take on the majority of childcare duties and 41% of parents don’t think dads are held to the same standards as mums.

Going on Holiday without the kids

The last time hubby and I had a holiday with just us two, was when our oldest, who is now 18, was 9-months old.  We booked a holiday for just the two of us and didn't think much of it - until the date crept up on us quickly, and I started to doubt whether I could leave my baby - there were lots of tears and I was very close to not going. With my parents reassurance (and with how much they were looking forward to looking after their baby grandson), I finally swallowed my anxiety and went. It was a lovely holiday - although I cried most evenings on the phone to my mum, missing my baby boy, hubby and I did manage to enjoy ourselves.