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Apr 26 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on Luxury Treats for Mum and Dad this Winter

Being a parent can be a tough job. Not only do you have to look after the children and perhaps your own parents as well, but you also have to ensure that your family is financially secure and keep a roof over everyone’s head. Is it any wonder that sometimes you become a little frazzled? The winter months Parents are people too, and just like anyone else, they can get down in the dumps as the nights start drawing in and the weather turns cold. Winter brings its own stresses,...

Apr 26 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on Fun for All the Family! 4 Party Themes for Kids AND Adults

Planning a good party can be one heck of a stressful job. Whether you’re looking at including all the kids and all the parents, allowing people to bring +1’s, sorting out the dietary requirements or figuring out how to keep everyone entertained, it always seems like there is one more item you need to add to your itinerary. Often it is all worth it in the end, but the journey can seem long and arduous. ...

Apr 26 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on This year I’m going to make my kids Winter Jumpers – Here’s why

Another winter is going to be knocking on our door soon. As a parent that always did beyond the maximum for my kids I am setting up a mission called the best hand to keep you warm is mom’s hands. My mission was to make Christmas jumpers for my kids, to some this is not big challenge but to me it is the first time I am jumping into jumpers. ...

Apr 26 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on How Keeping Fish Can Benefit Your Child

Owning a pet is a big commitment and one that’s not always possible for busy households or for those in rental properties. Yet children can benefit so much from having a pet, so why not consider an aquarium of tropical fish? Low Maintenance Compared to other pets, fish won’t take up too much of your time. You won’t need to groom them, empty litter trays, take them for walks or clean up any ‘whoopsies’ on the carpet. All you (and hopefully your child) will need to remember...

Apr 26 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on Avoiding Pet Allergens With Infants and Children: What’s a Hypoallergenic Dog?

Getting a family pet is an important decision, especially a dog that comes with a tremendous amount of responsibility. It can also teach valuable life lessons to growing young children, but there’s another benefit of pet ownership for kids. Having an animal in the house may actually reduce the risk of children developing allergies and according to the ASPCA, the earlier and younger, the better. ...

Apr 26 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on Planning Your Wedding To Be Kid Friendly

With people getting married at older ages more often it makes sense that there is a chance to have more children attending weddings. You could always leave the kids at home, but they are part of the family and you may regret not having them there, even if they aren’t your kids. ...

Apr 26 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on An Unusual Gift From My Parents

It’s a strange thing watching your parents get older; changing from the dependable responsible, strong adult, all seeing and all knowing to the more dependent cautious individual who shows frailty and forgetfulness. Lost for words I hadn’t really noticed the change but I guess it was hammered home to me after a recent discussion with them about what they want to happen when they die – particularly what they wanted for their funeral order of service! It sounds terribly...

Apr 26 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on 3 Tips for Creating College Savings For Your Kids

In today’s world, obtaining a college education can be expensive. From tuition and books to room and board, the amount of money needed to pay for college makes many parents’ heads spin. And with an ever fluctuating economy, it seems safe to say that the price for college will just keep rising and rising as your children get closer to being ready to attend a higher education school. ...

Apr 26 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on The Secrets To Being A Yummy Mummy

Yummy mummy is a phrase that is used a lot these days and it conjures up an image of wealthy, well-groomed mothers with perfect outfits and nails to match. When you first take on motherhood, there are times when that vision seems impossible. However, with a little bit of effort, anything is possible. You don’t have to rich and glamorous to be a yummy mummy.  It is all about making small changes that make you feel better about yourself. The most important thing is to take care...

Apr 26 2019
by Ella |
Comments Off on Crazy Idea! Hiking Kilimanjaro with the Family!

Family vacations are a way for every member of your family to spend time together and have memories that will last a lifetime. If you are lucky enough to enjoy a family vacation each and every year, you know how fun it can be to spend time with family members. To take your family vacation a step further, why not step out of your normal comfort zone and do something crazy? Many families go to the beach or travel to the mountains for a vacation, but why not do something different?...

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