My first Spa – science for kids

I  have to be honest and admit I am a little scared of science. I was always bodging experiments in Chemistry, getting completely lost in…

Things to Keep in Mind When Choosing a Child-Care Provider

When it comes to choosing child care, there are many different options to pick from. From hiring a nanny or other in-home care, to selecting…

Alternative Borrowing Options For New Families

With the squeeze on household incomes continuing to eat into new families’ finances many young families are finding it difficult to save money, and in…

Nerf super soaker floodfire blaster

Some of our best fun this summer is when we have simply just played. Not the big day trips or the expensive trips to the…

Make someone smile – Balance transfer your life

You know that epic feeling when you finally clear a debt. Financially, this can be achieved by making a balance transfer and knowing the increased…

Curing travel sickness

If you or your children are suffering from travel sickness, then you’ll know how unpleasant it can be. Cold sweat, nausea, dizziness, and vomiting are…

Back to school supplies

This week I have been sent some fab stationery by 3M. When I say I, obviously I mean my kids, I wouldn’t dream of pinching…

ParkLives free local activities for all the family

I was invited this week to try out a a ParkLives session of my choice with my daughter in Nottingham. I have to be honest…

What would you do with a large inheritance?

I doubt it is ever going to happen to me as I have no rich older relatives but I do wonder what people do who…

How many people are still paying for last Christmas?

Summers end is in site and I have heard Christmas mentioned a few times recently (yep really!) but you’ll never believe how many people are…

Gameband + Minecraft Review

This summer we have been lucky enough to have been given a Gameband + Minecraft to review. I have  to tell you straight off Minecraft…

Win a gorgeous baby grooming kit

I have been sent the most beautiful baby grooming kit to review from The Neat Nursery Co. It is being launched in September so you…

Keeping our summer memories

Half way through now summer now and so far it has simply run away with us here. It has been full of fun, friends and…

Have you considered downsizing?

Downsizing can be a sensible and positive move for many homeowners particularly as people get older. As well as freeing those with larger properties from…

How much do Brits spend on their pets

We are a nation of pet-lovers and well known for it here in the UK but I have to admit I had absolutely no idea…

Must have girls designer fashion this summer

The summer sunshine brings out the playfulness of every little girl. It’s the opportunity to blow bubbles on the lawn dressed as a fairy princess,…

5 ways to encourage an older child to be artistic

Little children often delight in their art don’t they?  Showing it off proudly, insisting it is stuck to the fridge and adoring making everyone’s birthday…

Does pregnancy affect your vision?

So being pregnant is not much fun for many of us it. I certainly had a hard time of it. It bought me a bad…

My ideal family car and the benefits of car finance

I took 16 years to pass my driving test. I learned on and off from age 17 to 33. I took 5 tests and had…

The old fashioned summer fun checklist

The summer fun checklist So how are the summer holidays going for you? Ours has been filled with traditional summer stuff this year, water fights…