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]

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]

How Fake Is Social Media? Is It Having A Negative Effect On Society?

Nowadays, we are as a society, so influenced by everything that we see on social media or television. In my opinion it is convincing especially the teenage and younger generations that they should live like this, look like that etc and it’s all false, but it is portrayed in such a way that people think it’s normal, but how normal is it really? I personally don’t think it’s normal, in fact it’s totally fake. I recently tuned into one episode of Love Island. Now I totally understand how addictive a show like this can become, but the show for me… [Read More]

My Six Year Old Twins And Blogging They Are Noticing

Every morning when my twin girls get up I usually get up with them and they now just come in the lounge and turn on the television which they watch for about half an hour, I usually sit in the middle of them which gives me an opportunity to do some blogging setting up for the day, as well as share my post of the day on social media. While the girls are watching television. This particular morning I happened to be commenting on a well known dad bloggers post, who goes by the name of Dad Blog UK aka… [Read More]

How To Save Money As A Homeowner

Owning a house is one of life’s biggest luxuries. You get to live in a place you call home, and there’s never any worry about paying rent or being kicked out because the landlord wants to sell. More importantly than that, owning a home helps you create a stable place for your children to grow up. You’ve put all your eggs in one basket and settled down in a nice family-friendly location, making it easier for them to go about their life. As if all this wasn’t already enough, you’ve also got a very valuable asset that can come in… [Read More]

Making Your Home More Eco-Friendly

Nowadays we have to start to be more aware of the environment and the best place to start is in our home. If we all make little steps to make our homes eco-friendly, this will create a big step to improve the world for all of us, and more importantly for our children and future generations. So here are my tips for trying to make your home just a little bit more eco-friendly. 1. Solar Panels These may be expensive to install, but the long term benefits are huge, especially with cost of the energy you’ll save. Of course you’re… [Read More]

Summer Garden Party For My Six Year Old Twin Girls And Their Friends

With the school summer holidays fast approaching, which are around six weeks long, I thought I would start to plan ahead and decide what sort of things we can arrange and plan. The one thing my six year old twin girls have asked for this particular summer holidays is a garden party where they can see friends and catch up with them and find out what they have been doing during the summer holidays, and I think is a fabulous idea. I have also teamed up with Swizzels the makers of some of our most famous sweets. To make sure… [Read More]