Having Fun Playing Games Online

I grew up in an era where the internet was actually not even in its infancy. In fact it actually didn’t even exist! That means when it came to having fun and playing games, it would always be something along the lines of board games, which of course you either played with your family or friends at home. As a child I would always visit my grandmother on a Saturday afternoon and she would teach me all the card games like poker or blackjack. However, I was never very good at counting cards in poker, but my grandmother must have… [Read More]

Sharing Your Children’s Lives Online

This is an interesting topic for me mainly because I have an advantage over a lot of parent bloggers. Most parent bloggers in general are sharing the lives of younger children, and in truth those children have little or no say as to what is published on their parents blog about themselves. There is a possibility that all that sharing could come back to bite them on the bum as the children grow up. Then again, the children could grow up enjoying being the star of mummy or daddy’s blog. If you are a parent blogger, the only way in… [Read More]

Parent Bloggers. Are We Putting Our Children in Danger as They get Older 

As a parent blogger I have begun to wonder that as I chronicle my four year old twin girls  lives, am I leaving them open to ridicule and bullying from school friends or friends as they grow older? The thought that crossed my mind is are we possibly giving out too much information about our children online? This thought all came about because my 19 year old daughter text me recently to say that a  post I had written about 12 months ago which I revived in a tweet had a couple of sentences that she found embarrassing and she… [Read More]

Dating after divorce

online dating

After my divorce a good few years ago, I was left wondering what I was going to do with myself. I didn’t know if I wanted to be in a relationship or if I ever wanted to get married again. I’d been out of the dating game for quite a while and wasn’t feeling all that confident. I’d thought about online dating, but I was often put off by the youthful profile pictures. It seems more and more teenagers nowadays are taking to the internet in a bid to find love. For those who are a bit older, the internet… [Read More]

Tips for home renovation projects

Whether you’re thinking of renovating one room or your entire house it’s important to do it right. Planning everything step-by-step before you get started is vital and there are lots of other things that you’ll need to take into consideration too. Some home renovations may require planning permission so it’s important to make sure you’ve done your research in full before making a start. image courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net/cooldesign Here are a few tips to get you started. Make sure you research what materials you need. The old saying ‘you get what you pay for’ rings very true when it comes… [Read More]