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April 2017

Sleep tips for teenagers

5 SLEEP TIPS FOR PARENTS OF TEENAGERS

  I started a bedtime routine for my two boys the moment we brought them home from the hospital.  While the bedtimes have changed we all still stick, as much as possible, to the same routine.   There are…

perfect study

CREATING THE PERFECT STUDY

  World Book Night was celebrated by bookworms around the globe on the 23rd of April. Reading is one of life’s great pleasures, and it has many benefits. It can reduce stress. In fact, research has found that reading…

restoring an old home

OUT WITH THE OLD: RESTORING AN OLD HOME

Perhaps you’re living in a property that isn’t exactly that modern or comfortable. Maybe, like many others, you’re actually considering purchasing an older, even dilapidated property with the aim of bringing it back to life. Whatever the case, it’s…

kids active

CHEAP IDEAS FOR GETTING THE KIDS ACTIVE!

It’s so easy for the kids to just sit in front of the television, or on their devices when they get home from school. In fact, more kids than ever are avoiding exercise and sports groups in favour of…

vintage bathroom

MAKE YOUR BATHROOM LOOK VINTAGE WITHOUT REMODELLING

Vintage is making a comeback in interior design; you can see it in the living rooms, bedrooms, or even the kitchen. Unfortunately, as usual, bathrooms are getting left behind on this vintage remodelling bandwagon.   Because bathrooms are small…

TEEN

WHY I SAID YES TO MY TEEN DYING HIS HAIR

Recently my 14 year old teen son asked me if he could dye his hair and would I help him.  As I sat listening to this question my immediate reaction was to scream no!   I love my son’s…

It's Handmade

REVIEW OF IT’S HANDMADE

I was delighted to be asked to review It’s Handmade online jewellery store which produces hand crafted jewellery and organic children’s products using high quality materials and all made with love!   The uniqueness of It’s Handmade products is…

toilet night light

REVIEW OF ILLUMIBOWL TOILET NIGHT LIGHT

There are times when someone comes up with an invention and you wonder how on earth this was not made sooner! The Illumibowl Toilet Night Light is one such invention.  How on earth have we survived for so long…

INVESTING IN YOUR CHILDREN WITH GOOD PARENTING

Children can be costly. We have to buy them lots of toys, clothes and furniture, and then later in the future, we need to buy them video games, smartphones and other forms of entertainment. Let’s not forget tuition fees…