5 Conversations to have with your child about social media

Social media can be daunting for many parents. With new apps and sites emerging daily, parents can often struggle to keep ahead of our ‘digital native’ children. Regardless of the social media site or app your child is using, Laya Healthcare encourages parents to talk with their children and ensure they have these important conversations with them about using social media. What is the meaning of ‘privacy’ online?  What does it really mean when we select ‘private account’? Once we have selected this option, can we then share whatever we want and it will remain private? Unfortunately, this is not… [Read More]

Why Insurance For Builders And Tradesmen Is So Important

I have been a self-employed painter and decorator for over 20 years and along the way I have learnt many things about running a successful business. One important lesson I have learnt is to do everything properly and not to cut corners because it might save you a few pounds. It quite honestly is not worth it. It will always at some point come and bite you in the future so if you are going to run your own business either as a limited company or by being self-employed get it right and be professional. Your customers, and employees will… [Read More]

How To Choose The Perfect Family Car

Priorities for your car change when you have a family. Image via Pexels. Perhaps you wanted to bomb around in a Jeep. Maybe you’ve always dreamed of a sleek sports model like an Audi TT. Whatever your motoring dreams, one things for sure – your idea of the perfect car changes a lot with fatherhood. Suddenly fitting three kids and a dog in requires a very different spec. There is a lot to consider, but buying your perfect family car doesn’t have to be a stressful experience. Don’t Rush Your Decision Car dealerships can be very pressured environments, but whatever… [Read More]

Family Settings With Xbox To Stay Safe Online

Xbox have recently introduced their all new family settings. Xbox, which is part of the Microsoft family, are committed to making gaming a fun, inclusive and safe experience for everyone. This means that all the family can enjoy a positive and rewarding experience whilst gaming. Last week I attended a session which was held by Xbox to learn in more detail all about their family settings. Following this session Xbox have loaned me an Xbox One S so that I can set up the Xbox for my family so we can all have a safe and enjoyable experience gaming. I… [Read More]

What Does Fatherhood Mean To Me

I recently took part in a video challenge which was started by Dadapp. The challenge is called “What Does Fatherhood Mean To You?” I had to create a short video on this topic. It was only a 30 second video and when I finished it I thought to myself that I had left so much out of what fatherhood really means to me. As such I decided I would write a blog and go into more depth of what fatherhood really means to me. I thought I would go about writing this post in a completely different way by using… [Read More]

Cost Effective Gift Ideas for a Motor Fanatic

I’ve got one friend, as I think many of us do, who I know I can always call upon when I’m having a motor-related misadventure.  With his HID headlights searing through the urban smog, he’ll blister to my rescue like a fire-fighter racing to battle a blaze. Before I know it there’s a countless array of tools littered across the driveway, my car is jacked up two feet off the ground, and a there’s a diagnostic kit hooked up to a crevice under my dashboard which I never even knew existed.  Thirty-or-so minutes later he finally rolls out from beneath… [Read More]

Giving Your Car That Extra Special Touch

There is nothing more exciting than purchasing a new car. After all, you have probably researched and hunted for the car that is perfect for you for a very long time. That probably involves going online checking specs of many different cars, making sure it’s the right size especially if you have a bunch of kids to drive around or it could be you are going to be the only one in the car for most of the time, which means that maybe you want something smaller or a bit sporty. This of course all takes time which will involve… [Read More]

The Smart Way To Handle Your TV Entertainment

It hasn’t taken a very long time for televisions to develop to what you have access to today. Starting out as comparatively basic machines, early examples of TVs couldn’t even manage colour signals, and this is a far cry from the sort of options people go for today. When you have a nice screen, though, finding things to use it for can be a bit of a challenge. There are loads of products out there, and you can spend whatever you like on entertainment, making it worth looking for a piece of tech which can handle it all. This is… [Read More]