Decorating A Child’s Bedroom With A Twist

Decorating a children’s bedroom can be very difficult, especially if you have twin girls as I do. Their characters, personalities and tastes are polar opposites. That means somehow we have to find a theme that both the girls are happy with, and believe me that is something that is incredibly difficult. You would think with me being a painter and decorator that decorating the girls bedroom would be a walk in the park, well, the decorating will be easy enough, that’s what I do everyday, but it is the decisions of what is going onto the wall that will be… [Read More]

Suggestions For Home Improvement Plans

The home is a funny place sometimes; there are those occasions that you just want to sit and enjoy the roof above your head and others where you need to tear it all apart and start from scratch. That feeling tends to crop up at this time of year as the move towards a bit of spring cleaning because stronger. So with that in mind, we are going to take a look at some the home improvements and maintenance that you might want to explore.                     Photo by Engin_Akyurt from Pixabay… [Read More]

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]

Giving The Girls Bedroom A Facelift With New Duvet Covers

We live in a two bedroom bungalow, we have one bedroom and our seven year twin girls share a bedroom. A perfect arrangement you would think. Well not quite! Our twin girls are total opposites when it comes to their tastes and interests. In fact I call them my Superhero and Princess because of their personalities and character being so different. So when it comes to their bedroom, it’s always very difficult to keep both the girls happy. Their bedroom usually ends being divided into two completely different themes. So here are a few ideas to give a kids bedroom… [Read More]

How A Tutor Helped My Children Pass Exams #AD

When you have five children like me it can be very difficult to give them one to one time, especially when it comes to schoolwork and helping them prepare for exams. A few years ago when my now 21 year old daughter was halfway through her A’Level studies she was really struggling to understand one of her subjects, and that was sociology. It is without doubt a tough subject and she needed to pass it with at least a B grade so she could go to university and study to become a nurse which was her dream. Sadly my understanding… [Read More]

Saving For A Special Holiday

When you are the parents of seven year old twin girls as we are we want to try to give them the best that we can and also create some magical memories that will live on in their minds forever. One particular memory that they will never forget is our holiday to Disneyland Paris that we went on about a year ago, it took us quite a long time to save the money we needed to make a trip of a lifetime. So it was time to think about our finances and how we could save money to put towards… [Read More]

Using The Internet of Things To Inspire Your Kids

It’s no secret that computers are becoming increasingly important in the modern world. As time goes on, more and more people are relying on these machines to get their work done, and jobs of all shapes and sizes are wrapped up with them. Of course, most kids won’t want to learn about the work which can be done on a computer. Instead, if they are going to use them, preparing themselves for the future, it will be crucial that they have the chance to have some fun with them. To help you out with this, this post will be exploring… [Read More]

Playgroups & Prosecco Book Review #gifted

I have to admit after becoming a dad to five children, reading a book was something that I could never find time to do. Thankfully three of my children have grown up so I now have a bit more time to do a few things for myself and that includes reading a book. So when I was sent a copy of Jo Middleton’s debut novel, Playgroups & Prosecco, to read and review I thought it would be the perfect way to reignite my love for books. Playgroups & Prosecco is the story of a single mum called Frankie. Frankie has… [Read More]