Places I Would Like To Visit In The USA

I have never been to the USA, but it’s definitely on my to do list or bucket list. It’s the kind of trip that I would love to do with my wife and our seven year old twin girls. It would be an experience that none of us will forget, and would create wonderful family memories that our children will remember all their lives. Growing up and seeing so many of the awesome places in the USA on television, means that I have always had a desire to make this trip of a lifetime. I have listed some of the… [Read More]

Is The Smart Phone Really Killing Conversation: I Don’t Think So

We are constantly hearing how the smart phone and technology in general are killing the art of conversation in the family home or in fact in our general lives. This got me thinking is it really that different to 30 years ago before the internet had been invented to the degree of where it’s at now? Anything and everything is accessible just by a touch of a finger or google had even been thought about. Let’s be honest we would be lost without google, but it’s just an extension of the reference book that so many of us used to… [Read More]

Teach The Family About Fishing!

Piquing your children’s interest in the outdoors at an early age can spur them to create memories and hobbies in nature that will last them the rest of their lives. Having a love and respect for nature and the outdoors is something we want to instill in our children, the best way to do so is through activities. There are many things to get into as a kid and one of them is fishing! Before you take the kiddos down to the river, creek, or lake near home here’s a rundown of fishing basics and tackle. Boats are great but… [Read More]

Six Things Men Can Expect to Do When They Have Kids

When a man becomes a father, a lifestyle change is inevitable. This can be difficult for some men who are used to a certain way of life. Others will be excited for the change and embrace it; they will welcome a child. Either way, your life will never be the same again. And that could be a good thing. It could be a great thing!     Some men get so excited about being a parent, they record as much of their experiences as possible so that they can look back and see their child’s progression. They will also see… [Read More]

Oh Yes! Back To School Today

Well the summer holidays just flew by in a flash. I cannot believe my six year old twin girls will be back in school in just a few days. It is actually scary how quickly the last six weeks have gone by and I have never known the summer holidays to go so quickly. This was a moment to cherish forever I could say I have survived the summer holidays, but the truth is I haven’t. I have found the summer holidays to be one of the most enjoyable six weeks of my life. I’m not entirely sure why it’s… [Read More]

Family Values. Are They The Same Today?

Has the 21st century changed what we consider to be important when it comes to family values? Is there a generation of young people who now consider their friends to be more important than family? Are they missing the importance of family, in fact do they have any family values left or do they consider family only needed when the sh*t hits the fan and they call family to put the problem they have at that particular moment right? I have in my own experience found that when something goes pear shaped in your life friends are generally a bit… [Read More]

Why Your Kids Play A Large Role in Your Next Family Car

Have you had a kid or two since the last time you bought a new car? Well, you probably already know that things are going to change this time around. You know because you feel the pain of cramming car seats into your sporty two-seater and having to curb your speed because there’s a baby on board. You’ve been dreading this moment, but you know a family car will make everyone more comfortable. Here’s how your kids will play a large role in your next family car. You’ll think about future kids When you were younger, could you ever have… [Read More]

My Mum Has Reached A Milestone. She Is 90 Years Old Today

Today is my mum’s 90th birthday. What a milestone to reach! To live to 90 years of age! It’s actually quite hard to visualise somebody that has lived 90 years and has seen all the changes the world has gone through. My mum has lived through the Second World War, has seen television and the telephone invented, and seen the world change beyond what she would remember as a child. I wondered if life was simpler when she was a child with no internet, no social media etc, that would have been simpler that’s for sure, but how would we… [Read More]