3 Rules for Bloggers to Live By

Blogging is something that we have all grown used to but when you think about it, the process is pretty weird. For lots of people, blogging is about sharing thoughts on their personal lives and families, for others blogging is about sharing tips and tricks or showing expertise and for most, blogging falls somewhere in between. Image Source Pexels Over the years, blogging has developed and there are now blogs on pretty much everything. And yet, the rules for blogging haven’t changed too much. If you are thinking about starting a blog, there are just 3 things to consider first…. [Read More]

Daughters Can Be Rad Just Like Their Dad: Asda’s Think Not

The definition of RAD generally is awesome, so when I saw a range of clothes at Asda’s the other day, I instantly thought, yes my one twin girl, R, would love these. However, my heart instantly sank, and you may ask why? While some retailers in the high street have now done away with girls and boys clothing departments namely John Lewis, many supermarkets still refuse to accept that gender dividing clothes is quite honestly unacceptable to most parents. The truth is not all girls are princesses and love the colour pink, and not all boys love the colour blue… [Read More]

Five Common Types of Medical Misdiagnosis in the UK

According to statistics, the NHS in England and Wales treats a million people every thirty-six hours, and in 2014/15, carried out almost ten million operations, a figure that is on the rise. Across the country in the same time period, Accident and Emergency departments saw almost twenty million patients, and around fifteen million individuals were admitted to hospital. However, whilst the NHS may have been rated one of the best healthcare systems in the world in terms of safe care, efficiency and patient focus, it’s inevitable that mistakes can happen when dealing with such large numbers of patients. If avoidable… [Read More]

Black Clouds Are Filling My Mind

After the events of the last week in relation to my health, and the fact that at one point last Thursday, the severity of my situation really came home to me. Sometimes what happens in life can leave you fragile and vulnerable, and last week has  consequently made my mood plummet to a very low level. Lifting my spirits to carry on with simple daily tasks is for me at the moment very difficult. I genuinely don’t know how to put myself in a better frame of mind. At the moment I am currently not working. For me this is… [Read More]

Safer, Happier Roads: How To Be A More Considerate Driver

Here’s a state for you: 90% of drivers think they’re better than the average driver. What that tells us isn’t that the world is full of great drivers; it tells us that people have mastered the art of self-deception! While the world is beset with many problems, we can still try and tackle the issues that we can solve. And one of this is: making the roads a safer and happier place for all! Below, we take a look at how you can be a more considerate driver. Source: Pexels.com Learn to Drive Properly No one is a perfect driver,… [Read More]

Am I Really On My Smart Phone All The Time? Most Likely

Is the smart phone the best or the worst invention the 21st century has ever seen? Is it contributing to society becoming anti- social? Are we turning into a society that has little or no need to speak to our fellow human beings in real life? Are our children being influenced that they will not need to speak to people in the street or at school because they will be able to say everything they need to via social media? For me these are dilemmas that as parents we will have to face up to and ultimately answer. By the… [Read More]

5 Home Buying Tips: What You Need To Look For

If you’re thinking of buying a home, read below for 5 tips to get you started. 1. Know your prices For many of us price will be a determining factor in where we purchase a home, so doing your homework before you concentrate your search will be beneficial. Although average house prices can be a helpful guide, a more in depth look at the prices that certain properties fetch will provide better insight. After all, a high end, luxury three bedroom home will vary in price to an older 3 bedroom townhouse on a main road in the same area…. [Read More]

A Plan Of Action When The Kids Fly The Nest

Being a parent to young kids comes with loads of different benefits, and most people will try to enjoy their time in this position as much as they can before it is over. As your child grows, the input you have in their life will lower and lower, slowly reaching the point where they don’t need your help in normal life, anymore. When this time comes, you will find yourself with a lot more free time. Going from being a full-time mom or dad to an eerie silence, it can often be hard to adjust to a life at home… [Read More]

My Top 7 Parenting Joys: Not!

When that magical moment of becoming a parent for the first time happens, the joy of your very first child taking their first breath and entering your world, nothing but happiness, and love fill your heart. You are in awe of this little human being that you have created with your life partner. You will never want for anything in life ever again. Your child will be the centre of your world forever, every movement you make will centre around your child. The sky will be full of rainbows and the sun will shine all day long. Life will be… [Read More]

Children Of The Forest: My Sunday Photo

After the topsy turvy week that I have had, which at times was very frightening, but hopefully now I am on the mend. Yesterday we went out to the local park, and whilst there and walking through the deepest darkest woods, in suburban Britain, we came across the children of the forest. They were bordering feral and armed with very large wooden stakes, smiling at us trying to lead us into a false sense of security before taking us down. No, wait! That’s our five year old twin girls, R and M! We forgot to take them home last week,… [Read More]