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11 October, 2019

Tips To Make Sure You Don’t Break The Bank This Christmas

Christmas is the time of year when it’s easy to spend more than you can afford and, if you have kids, it’s tempting to buy them everything on their Christmas lists. This means that many of us find it a struggle to make ends meet at the start of a new year. Budgeting at Christmas has little appeal when there’s so much fun to be…

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9 October, 2019

Tackling Digestive Problems

If you read the recent post on the blog regarding common digestive diseases (which you can read here), you will know that a sore stomach can occur for any number of reasons. And while you may be able to tell the difference between an upset stomach and a bit of indigestion, when you have prolonged periods of pain in your abdomen, it’s important that you…

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8 October, 2019

How to Develop Healthy Sleep Habits in Children

As a parent, you know full well that there’s almost nothing more important to your health, sanity, and overall wellbeing than sleep. And that’s why it’s a good idea to instil great sleep habits in your children while they’re young. Because when your child is getting enough sleep, everyone will benefit. This post covers 7 ways to help your children develop healthy sleep habits that…

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6 October, 2019

Top STEM Toys Children Will Love and Learn From

Are you searching for toys that aren’t just fun, but educational too? If so, STEM toys could be exactly what you need. STEM toys started to become popular back in 2013, but in recent years they’ve really risen in popularity. Short for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, STEM toys are designed to give kids the skills they need in these core subjects. The benefits of…

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Tips to keep your gums healthy

Disclaimer: Posts may contain affiliate links.  As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  Read my disclosure policy for more information. As we get older, the health of our gums may, like the rest of us, decline and therein lies a problem – because if you want to keep your teeth, you need to keep your gums healthy. Did you know that on average…

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5 October, 2019

Family Friendly Halloween Movies

Disclaimer: Posts may contain affiliate links.  As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  Read my disclosure policy for more information. Are you looking for family friendly Halloween movies?  There are tons of things you can watch with your kids on Halloween that aren’t scary and are suitable for all ages. The following television shows and movies are perfect for Halloween when you want…

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4 October, 2019

Keep Kids Safe This Halloween

Halloween tends to polarise opinion, doesn’t it?  Some people (like me) love it whilst others just want to lock their doors, switch their lights off and wait for 1st November.  Certainly, over the years here in the UK we have seen a growth in the celebration and commercialism of this pagan festival and trick or treating is a big part of that. If you let…

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3 October, 2019

3 Common Questions About Sex During Pregnancy

When you get pregnant, there are a number of questions that you are likely to have that deal with the issue of sex during pregnancy. This post hopes to answer some of the most commonly-asked questions. 1. Is it safe to have sex during pregnancy? You might not want to ask the question, but you are likely wondering it! The answer to this is, “yes,…

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1 October, 2019

Memorable Thanksgiving Day Traditions To Make Your Day Special

As a Brit, it’s easy to be somewhat confused about the great American tradition of Thanksgiving which this year falls on Thursday 28 November. I’ve always seen it as almost an alternative Christmas celebration.  But what are Thanksgiving traditions all about? If you’re about to head off to spend time with friends or family before you pack your bags or apply for your ESTA travel…

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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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