Why I’m So Open About My Life Through My Blog?

I have often thought what makes a blog authentic, interesting and engaging, and I have always come to the same conclusion. It has to be real and relatable that connects with the reader, and you sometimes have to lay your heart and soul on the page, and very importantly be honest, especially if it’s a personal post about yourself that’s when you simply can’t hold back, say it as is it. At least that’s my humble opinion. As the title says why am I so open about my life on my blog? Well, there are a number of reasons why,… [Read More]

The 3 Most Important Duties Of A Groom

When it comes to wedding planning, it’s usually the bride that takes the lead, often with the help of a wedding planner. Most of the decisions fall to her and as the groom, you might be left feeling a bit useless. But there are actually a lot of important decisions that you need to make and some that you and the bride will make together. These are the most important duties that fall to you as the groom. Pixnio Choosing The Groomsmen And Ushers The first part of this decision will be made together. You and your bride need to… [Read More]

OMG! Where Has The Last 23 Years Gone

My eldest daughter turned 23 years old at the beginning of July and I thought to myself, OMG! Where have the last 23 years gone? The years really do flash by in the blink of an eye. For me it really only feels like yesterday that I would sit on the patio and count the stars with her on a summer’s night at sunset, and try to pass on some words of wisdom to her, although we have had this conservation on a few occasions recently about how when she was four years old she would sit with me on… [Read More]

How Mediation Helped When I Got Divorced

The pressures of life today are most likely greater than they have ever been. Life today is fast and expectations of buying a home, having a family etc, can put a huge strain on any relationship or marriage. When we meet somebody, of course we always think it’s for life. Falling in love, getting married and starting a family in all honesty is what most people want. Of course it doesn’t always work out like that which is what happened to me in my first marriage. My first marriage ended in divorce and there is no doubt like a lot… [Read More]

When Do You Stop Bailing Out Your Children?

When I was growing up I had very little. Money was always an issue. The truth is my mother didn’t have very much, and as the years went by I just accepted that what I was brought by my mother was what she could afford. The truth is I didn’t know any different, so I was always grateful because it was the norm to me. Being showered with gifts on a daily basis was definitely not me. As a child, on occasion I got myself in a bit of bother, whether it be financially or something else. I was left… [Read More]

Den Building:My Sunday Photo

During the last week the girls have been waking up at crazy early hours, this of course is down to the very hot and sticky nights we have been experiencing in the uk. It is of course very unusual for us to have such consistently warm weather, but I’m not complaining it’s beautiful and being able to live in shorts, t-shirts and flip-flops is the only way to live for me. So the girls getting up early has meant that every morning that I have walked into our lounge. A den has been made from the dining room chairs, and… [Read More]

Top Part Time Income Sources You Can Pursue With Your Day Jobo

Not many people consider their time as their most precious commodity. Those who do are exponentially more successful than their counterparts. Whether you’re an entrepreneur at heart or just a smart human who knows how to convert time into income streams, this is the ideal era to be living in. Internet, cloud powered apps, flexible work rules, and a general sense of acceptance for innovative ventures – all these factors fuse together to create an ideal ecosystem for enterprising people to set up multiple income streams. Don’t stick to your office job, particularly when there are so many proven effective… [Read More]

Teaching our Children Simple Lessons In Life

Parenting is the hardest job in the world. There is no text book or school of knowledge you can go to in order to learn the art of parenting, so how do we learn to be a parent? Well, it’s simple really. By becoming parents it’s a huge learning curve that will send you on a rollercoaster of emotions and make you doubt every decision you ever make as a parent, and as often as you get right, you will also get it wrong just as often. Years ago, this really didn’t matter. People were not observing you the way… [Read More]