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13 November, 2019

5 Key Ways to Help with Your Exam Preparation

It’s that time of year again and, if you’re anything like I was, you spend more time creating intricate revision timetables than actually knuckling down to the work.  Why is this?  I think fear of failure is the number one cause behind our reluctance to study but read on, because the following tips will help you to prepare for your exams without panic! Learn from…

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12 November, 2019

Motorists: When Do Number Plates Change?

Since 1903, when number plates became a legal requirement on vehicles, there have been several systems in place in-order to differentiate one vehicle from another. From the original system to now, authorities have had to ensure that no two number plates are the same so that each car has a unique identity and can be identified if involved in an incident or theft. Up until…

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10 November, 2019

4 Ways To Balance Afterschool Activities And Homework

Today’s schoolchildren are faced with a competitive educational environment – they are expected to excel in academics and participate in extracurricular activities in order to be successful, particularly in secondary school. Too often, kids can find expectations such as these overwhelming – as can their parents and carers –  with the result that everyone gets stressed.  The irony of this is that is increases the…

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8 November, 2019

Fitting In Family Time Leading Up To Christmas

The festive season is busy for everyone. For mums with kids still at home, it’s chaotic, to say the least. We aren’t just mothers, we’re playing Santa, chef, event planner, and sometimes, even dad. The lead up to the “big day” on December 25th often gets in the way of time spent with the children, but this defeats the object. Quality family time at Christmas…

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5 November, 2019

The Importance Of Life Insurance For Parents

There’s a lot going on when you have kids, which I know isn’t news to any parent out there. With a young family, it’s hard to sit down and have a cup of tea in peace, let alone find the time to do life admin. I’m here to tell you though that it is pretty important to steal a little bit of time to think…

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3 November, 2019

Anxiety Relief: Provide Comfort with a Weighted Blanket

If you suffer from anxiety, whether you have generalized anxiety, or it only comes on from specific situations, you understand how overwhelming and frustrating it can be. While there are many natural remedies and medications available, one to consider that is quickly picking up in popularity is using a weighted blanket. How Does the Weighted Blanket Work? First of all, a is exactly what it…

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2 November, 2019

Top 5 Christmas Gifts for Employees

If you manage or run a business, then hopefully you’ll know that you need to maintain a good relationship between yourself and your employees. They put in a lot of work for you, and you probably couldn’t be where you are without their dedication and hard work. This Christmas, you can show your appreciation for their hard work with some lovely Christmas presents. For the…

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1 November, 2019

Top 5 Christmas Gifts For The Person Who Has Everything

Sometimes, there are people in your life who just seem to have everything. They’re perfectly content with what they have and have no real interest in getting anything new. This can make it a bit hard to shop for them since they don’t have anything on a wish list or anything like that. Luckily, there are a few options for gifts for the person who…

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31 October, 2019

Firework Lovers – Will Your Private Display Be Breaking The Law?

It’s Bonfire Night in a few days and I’m sure many people are planning small get-togethers with family and friends for a few fireworks, but did you know that as an organiser of these events you will be subject to the 2004 Fireworks Regulations? The days of just a humble sparkler in the back garden are long gone Event insurers are warning private firework…

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Midlife mum from Cardiff. Wine Imbiber. Likes glitter, fluff and olives. Approaching tweendom with Caitlin (11) and Ieuan (10). The husband is hiding in the loft.

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