4 of the best natural cleaning products for your home

With so many cleaning products on the market, it can be overwhelming deciding which ones to use. There is literally a whole aisle in the supermarket dedicated to hundreds of different cleaning products. Most of these products work well, however… Continue Reading >

Bringing Baby home. Now what?

Those first few days when you get home after birth can seem the most daunting, bewildering but also a glorious time. When I brought my first child home, many years ago now…eek. I had no idea what I was meant… Continue Reading >

How to recreate Green Eggs and Ham at home

This weekend marks the start of Children’s Book Week (17-23 August), an annual celebration that brings children and books together. During this time, schools, librarians and authors celebrate the magic, stories, and characters behind children’s literature. Since the much-loved Dr…. Continue Reading >

How was school today?

As we send our children to school we trust learning is taking place, and it is. But how do we know? The conversations we have with our children are imperative to building partnerships between school and home, and connecting in… Continue Reading >

Are you a parent who needs help to relax?

As a mother, daughter, sister, friend and wife together with being a teacher for over 30 years, you could say maintaining a balance is a juggling act. You could probably join my club! So, what of my life balance between… Continue Reading >

STEM – What is it? And how can I incorporate it at home?

Welcome back to another blog post. This week we are looking at this new concept of STEM. “What is that?” I heard you say. Well, believe it or not, you wouldn’t be alone in asking this question. To put it… Continue Reading >

Almost 80% of serious burns and scalds to young children occur in the home.

Experts are urging parents and carers to be vigilant and take action to reduce the risks of burns and scalds this winter, a time of heightened burns risk. The call comes at the beginning of National Burns Awareness Month– an… Continue Reading >

THE SECRET TO A MORE ADVENTUROUS HOME

Definition of Adventurous: adjective willing to take risks or to try out new methods, ideas, or experiences. involving new ideas or methods. full of excitement As parents of teenagers living in a world where they are attached to their devices,… Continue Reading >

How to save money by growing vegetables at home

By Becky Searles – Family Garden Life   Hands down, homegrown produce tastes better, is higher in nutrient value, and is the one form of ‘organic’ that you know is real, well that’s if you choose to grow an organic… Continue Reading >

Firstborn Vs. Secondborn

It is inevitable that parenting your firstborn will be vastly different to any and all subsequent children. With your first child you are completely and utterly thrown in the deep end. Sure you read all the books, attended parenting classes,… Continue Reading >