Why Children Need to Start Taking More Risks with Play

  Ask anyone above the age of 30, and they’ll tell you how different their childhood was to the one that kids experience today. Gone are the days of playing outside all day, not being watched by parents and spontaneously stopping by your friend’s house for tea. The internet hadn’t been invented, kids’ TV was

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Buying a car with a personal lease

Three times now we have had to buy a car for a teen who has just passed their test.   I say had to, of course we haven’t actually had to but our living where we do and their schools / colleges / places of work being where they are means that the three of them

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Why you need Amazon Prime in your life

For just under £80 a year Amazon Prime could save your life.  Not in a CPR kind a way, obviously, but in a day to day stress relieving way.    That by paying that one off membership you get so much more.  And save yourself a whole ton of other one off delivery charges from

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Amazon Prime Originals — December 2016

This year has seen the launch of a multitude of new programmes on Amazon Prime Video. With the long winter nights ahead, why not stay tucked up and catch up on some of our top original and exclusive shows, all available to binge watch in full now.   See the list of our original shows

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Tips for Balancing Work and Motherhood

  Balancing work and motherhood can be quite a complicated task for a lot of women, especially when the position is a full-time one. Quite naturally with the birth of a child priorities change and very often the topic of finding more time for one’s family suddenly becomes one of the most important issues. With

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Five top tips to moving house with children

5 Tips When Moving House with Children   Are you selling a family home? If so, not only will you have to contend with all the stress that goes with selling and buying, you’ll also have to give some thought to the practical and emotional aspects of moving with children. Here are five tips you

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Christmas Around the World

Christmas traditions around the world fascinate me.  In fact any kinds of traditions do and this year I have made a concerted effort to start reinforcing some of our own.   You see things have changed over the past few years with us either being at Mr B’s parents, my parents, away in a rented

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