6 free Christmas activities to do with children

*Collaborative Post* Christmas is approaching, and we are all looking for ways to get ourselves in the Christmas spirit! There is so much to think about at Christmas, food, presents, writing to Santa, it can all be very time-consuming. Sometimes, we can forget to take full advantage of the holiday season, and it can be over before you know it. That’s why we have compiled a list of some great activities that you can do with children for free that {Read More}

Maintaining Your Friendship With Your Best (And Childless) Friend

*Collaborative Post*Pexels – CC0 Licence Being a parent is tough. You feel angry on occasion, but when you talk about your children to others, they are your perfect little angels. But what about when you speak to others who don’t have children? You might be the first of your friends to have children, but when you are hanging out with your friends, you’ll have a baby hanging off you, and you may start to feel that you are different, especially {Read More}

Looking for a healthy way to use diet meals?

Disclaimer: I was sent a weeks’ worth of Dietbon ready meals to review. I’ve never been someone who does any sort of crash diet or stops eating certain foods (mainly because I have literally no will power!) but also because it isn’t really the healthiest of mind-sets to get into either. So I decided to give Dietbon diet meals a go. So you may be wondering why I agreed to review Dietbon? Well, because I actually don’t have the best eating {Read More}

Top Tips for Better Heart Health

Your heart is something most people take for granted. It beats without us having to think about it and keeps us moving. It’s a muscle that pumps our blood around our body day in day out. But have you ever thought about ways you can keep your heart healthy? Here are my 4 top tips for better heart health. Be Smoke Free This is probably the single best thing you can do to promote a healthy heart. Smoking damages the {Read More}

Bloggers Behind the Screens

Bloggers Behind the Screens is a monthly interview series, where fellow bloggers come together to answer a series of questions on a specific theme. This is a chance to get acquainted with a whole range of bloggers, some of whom you may not have encountered before, and learn a little more about them! This month, we’re talking to bloggers about the very thing that makes them bloggers. Their blogs. Here is Claire from Dear Mummy Bear.     When did {Read More}

How to Choose The Perfect Bike

Whether you’re a keen cyclist and are looking to upgrade or are a beginner and you’re looking for your first bike, the key to an enjoyable ride is using the right type of bike. There are bikes suitable for all budgets and uses which can make finding the right one, difficult. So, here are some tips on how to find the bike that is right for you. We’ve also included some advice on bike security, as once you’ve got the {Read More}

Saving for Your Child’s Higher Education Starts Today

*Collaborative Post* If there is one thing that has secretly played on my mind in the few and far between quieter moments that us mums get to call our own, it’s the rising cost of higher education tuition fees. Seems to me like every time I turn on the news there’s a story about more and more people going into apprenticeships as a result of having been put off from higher education because of the mountain of debt they stand {Read More}

How Much Screen Time?

This was just going to be a post on screen time for kids but with all the recent posts regarding the horrendous Momo Challenge, I couldn’t simply ignore it. So as well as thoughts on screen time for kids, I’ve also got a few tips for keeping your children safe online. How Much Screen Time Okay, so I’ve never been a huge fan of allowing the children lots of screen time. Don’t get me wrong, I have used T.V, phones, {Read More}

Good spending and saving habits – getting your kids in the know

*Collaborative Post * We all know it’s not easy being parent. But setting them up for their future is something we should all, as parents, prioritise. So, when it comes to money, spending and saving – do you know where to start? You might have an ISA, a savings account or even an investment piece in place for your child – click through to this website to find out more – but what about their own knowledge of the subject? {Read More}

The Biggest Benefits of Starting Your Own Blog

There are a number of benefits you can gain by writing and maintaining a blog. These are important factors to consider when deciding whether to begin blogging, either purely motivated by self-interest or as an added activity to your marketing strategy. Blogging has become an important component of any marketing plan, with numerous top brands listing a blog page on their corporate websites. It is used to disseminate information they deem important and provides their audience with a tailored perspective. {Read More}