3 big financial challenges when you have a baby

When you first find out you are pregnant feelings are often intense. If planned or a welcome surprise they can be incredibly happy feelings but…

Ways to show your kids how to save

I have just read a great article on 5 Ways to Show Your Kids How to Save Money and it really got me thinking. The…

Cutting Costs When You’re Expecting a Child

Cutting Costs When You’re Expecting a Child   There are few things in life that kick you into gear like expecting a child. As soon…

A Foodie’s Guide to Kuala Lumpur

A Foodie’s Guide to Kuala Lumpur Food is one of life’s great pleasures and, if you’re anything like me, sampling excellent local cuisine is especially…

Fertility tourism – keeping a lid on costs

From Dr Caroline Phillips, founder of Fertility Clinics Abroad  Introduction Last year we teamed up with Fertility Network UK to look at the main drivers…

Why Skirts Are the Perfect Choice for Budget Fashionistas

Living on a budget presents some unique challenges. But, if you are prepared to take a slightly different approach to things, usually it is not…

Living With Your Baby – Tips For New Parents

Tips For New Parents A new baby in the house can be a particularly challenging experience for any parent. This is even more true when…

5 Tricks To Save Money On Kids’ Toys

  Want to make birthdays and Christmas less expensive? When treating your kids to the toys they want, you shouldn’t have to resort to a…

Find The Balance Between Being Yourself And Being Mom

Becoming a mom, might be one of the most difficult things you’ll ever do. Your entire identity gets altered within a few moments. Suddenly everything…

What would you do if you won a lot of money?

I often wonder what I would spend my fortune on (if I had one) I do have quite distinct ideas ( can you tell I…

Party On at Smyths Toys on 26 May

Party at Smyths Toys So what plans do you have for next weekend?     How about a bit of free fun – and a…

Want your children to be good with money? 7 steps to take now

Many of us are guilty of shying away from our personal finances. According to a recent survey 83% of parents recognise the value of teaching…

It’s Time to Boost Your Earning Potential & Here’s How

How to boost your earning potential Do you feel like you’re not quite earning the amount of money that you truly deserve to earn in…

Win a 1 night hotel stay in London at Point A and a romantic dinner for 2

It is Royal Wedding time and in collaboration with Point A Hotels I have a very princely competition for you this week! Are you ready?…

Preparing for a Baby – Make Sure You Action These Top Tips

  Preparing for a baby to arrive is a fun and exciting proposition, and something you need to plan for. There is a lot to…

5 Small Business ideas For Stay-At-Home Parents

  When you first become a parent, you’re planning too, or you’ve been a parent for a few years, you may find it useful to…

Which toys are the best value for money?

Some toys are just a flash in the pan, one-minute wonder waste of money. And, whilst your child may really REALLY want a particular toy…

Five Areas to Focus On When Pinching Pennies

When money is tight, we have three options; we can increase our income, reduce our outgoings, or change our lifestyles. If you are feeling the…

5 ways to learn through messy play

Young children love to get muddy and covered in playdough, bubbles or paint during playtime – all the stuff that house-proud mums up and down…

Common questions about 0% credit card deals

Sara Williams blogs about debt and credit ratings at her Debt Camel website, covering a huge range of topics from choosing between an IVA or…