Feb 25 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Top Family Days Out In The UK

Many of us choose to save up and go abroad when we get the chance to have a family holiday. However, what we often don’t realise is that if we stayed in the UK, we could still have an amazing time. This might mean doing a few day trips rather than taking a two-week break, but it is still very doable. The UK has lots of hidden gems when it comes to taking a family day out. You could choose the hustle and bustle of a city or the relaxing sea breeze of a coastal town. Both options...

Feb 24 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on The DIY Essentials Every Father Should Own

image As a father, you need to be ready for every problem in the home. Maybe the kids have been jumping on the bed and broken the slats again! Maybe the lights have fused and you need a quick fix. Perhaps the children’s toy box is overflowing and you need more storage ASAP. Every household should have a few choice DIY essentials that can be brought out quickly. Today, we’ve put together a handy list of everything you need in the home. They’ll help fix just about any problem...

Feb 19 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on “Fish Are Friends, Not Food”: Petkeeping Ideas for Parents
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Introducing a pet into your child’s life is a fantastic way for them to gain some independence, even if it is as little as ensuring they spend time with their new friend. You may already have a pet in the family, or perhaps your child has spent time at a friend’s house getting to know their family pet and would like to have their own. Fish can be a great ‘starter pet’ for children old and young, with The Telegraph reporting in 2012 that 1 in 10 Britons now keep fish....

Feb 19 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on When You’ve Given Up Your Day Job: Income Boosts for Stay At Home Parents
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So you’ve given up – or rather, changed your day job. The choice to become a stay-at-home parent is a difficult one, particularly from the financial point of view. While caring for your child full time can rate 100% for job satisfaction, it tends to be a drain on the finances rather than making gains. That said, starting up a small business from home can be a great way to generate some extra income, with hours that fit around your (and your little one’s) busy schedule....

Feb 19 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Awesome Decoration Tips For Your Kid’s Bedroom

A child’s bedroom is very special to them. It’s the first place in their lives that they can call their very own. That’s why I think it’s important to make it an awesome place full of magical nooks and crannies and elements that appeal to their senses and their curiosity. And, hey, you get the chance to create the awesome bedroom you always wanted as a child! Here are some of my decoration tips for anyone taking on a kids bedroom project. Image from Flickr.com Involve...

Feb 11 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on How and Why to Get Your Kids Involved in Drama Classes

It can seem like there are million and one activities for your kids to get involved in. Sometimes they enjoy them for a couple of weeks and then move on to the next thing, and sometimes they find something that they fall in love with for life. There are always those few kids in your child’s class who does a different activity for every day of the week, but that’s not realistic for many. Most parents can’t afford to put so much money into extra-curricular activities...

Feb 09 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on 4 Popular Gifts People Give At Baby Showers

While the trend leans towards giving money at the current time, most people will still prefer some lovely gifts when celebrating their pregnancy. With that in mind, we’ve taken the time to list four of the most popular items given to mothers-to-be at their baby showers. After reading through the products below, you should take a moment to check out the infographic. Baby showers can be very exciting for parents-to-be who are thrilled to have conceived a child. Personalised items You...

Jan 30 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Find New Hobbies to Keep Your Kids Busy

Obviously you love your kids but there are times when they can get a bit much. Even when they are toddlers, your children can still take up a lot of your time and space. Children have so much energy and such short attention spans. As a result, you might find them plodding around the house complaining of boredom. This can be problematic. You don’t want to neglect your child but at the same time you have important things to do. Children don’t realise when they are a nuisance...

Jan 30 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on How to Plan a Birthday Party without Going Crazy

Most parents want to give their kids the experience of a birthday party with their friends at least once. They might choose to do different things, from sleepovers to ice skating, but whatever happens it requires a certain amount of organization. The whole thing can become a bit overwhelming if it starts to get out of hand, and it’s even more difficult if you’re planning it as a single parent. Many parties are prepared by one parent more than the other. But it’s...

Jan 28 2015
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Ultimate Guide To Christening Your New Baby

When a new baby is born, all your friends and family can’t wait to come and see the little one. It is an exciting and overwhelming time for all. There are plenty of members of the family, however, who live too far away just to drop in and see the baby. You may start to receive baby hampers and gifts to help you get started with looking after the baby. As a way to thank all the people sending the gifts and to officially welcome baby into the world, you may want to think about...

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