Things are Changing

Things are changing for us. As a family, I feel like we have been living in a relatively steady pattern for the past few years. We seemed to have found a good routine that worked for both adults and children and life was plodding along nicely. Having just had a little over 2 weeks off with the whole family though, I noticed that things have shifted slightly. It’s become more apparent that I no longer have babies – ok, so {Read More}

Dick Whittington at The Wycombe Swan

For a spectacularly fun family afternoon, Dick Whittington offers fantastic musical numbers and all the glitz and glam you could ask for in a Panto. The set sparkled from start to finish and so did the cast (especially the Spirit of Bow Bells) making this such a wonderful panto for the whole family to enjoy. With jokes for young and old, slapstick comedy and a heartfelt storyline, we all laughed and smiled along the journey with Dick and Alice. There {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}

Family Tickets leave single parents out of pocket

*Collaborative Post* Having just reached the end of the Summer Holidays and having gone on quite a few days out (some without my husband as he started a new job) with the children, it shocked me to see how much more expensive it was to go as a ‘single’ parent with two children. Lots of families in today’s society aren’t your stereotypical two adults and two children but I don’t think it really occurred to me how different the prices {Read More}

How To Combat Stress As A First Time Mum

  The stresses of being a new mum are not easy. Not only is your body still changing, but you can also experience unexpected hair loss due to stress. Though there is always that option of getting a hair transplant to combat this loss of hair, reducing the stress as much as possible can help you prevent the effects before such a measure is needed. In this article, we are going to give you some of our tips to combat {Read More}

Get Through The Summer Holidays With These Ideas

*collaborative post * The long school summer break is almost upon us, and for many parents, this can be a tough time to manage. If you work and have to juggle your job with your childcare responsibilities, it can be especially tricky. You will have the challenge of arranging time off work when all the other parents want the same leave and organising childcare for the remaining weeks. If you’re a stay at home parent, you’ve ha got at least {Read More}

How to find the perfect family car

When you have a family, things change. Not just because you have to care for a small person or two, but because you have to change your requirements for things. From the size of a house to where you can go for meals and even on holiday, you have different variants to factor in. One big thing that changes, which you probably use every day, is your car. Gone are the days of two-seater sporty numbers, and in are the {Read More}

Eco Friendly Cleaning Tips

If you’re looking for a super simple guide to get your Spring Cleaning Hacks underway, we’ve go the perfect guide for you. Not only are these hacks simple, they are also eco friendly! What could be better than that? Pattersons offers both commercial and household eco friendly cleaning products if your not up for making your own as well as some brilliant eco friendly reusable products so have a look and see if there are any nature-friendly cleaners you could swap out {Read More}