Video Special: I find out what bad driving habits I’ve passed down to my daughter with Ageas #ad

I have always thought that I was a good driver. Maybe not the best in the world, but I consider myself to be safe and aware of any potential dangers on the road. I have always tried to observe and have full concentration whilst driving, but I recently found out how wrong I was! When I was approached by Ageas to be filmed whilst not only whilst I was driving, but also with 20 year old daughter driving too, I was curious to see the results! Even though it’s been three years since she passed her driving test she has… [Read More]

Controlling My Medication With My PlanSmart Medication Chart

Since I had a stroke a couple of months ago there have been changes that I have had to make to lots of aspects of my life and lifestyle. Changes that I didn’t think I was going to be making, but if I want to keep going a bit longer and watch all of my children grow up and settle in their lives, it simply was a no-brainer. One of first things that needed changing was to give up smoking. This has not been an easy task for me, because I’m a life long smoker, but thankfully where I live… [Read More]

Things To Remember When Building An House Extension

When deciding on have an extension to your home there are many things you need to do. For starters you need to have a clear plan of exactly what you want your extension to achieve. It’s important to decide if it’ll be a single story extension, or if you live in a two story house, if it’s going to be a two story extension. Here are a few tips that I think are useful, and also some very important things that should be kept in mind during the planning stages. If you have a vision of exactly how it should… [Read More]

Safe Remedies to Help Your Child Feel Better and Sleep Soundly

You want your child to get the most out of their rest time in bed because you’re a good parent and good parents think like that. Sleep can be taken for granted at times, but we must never let it fall down the pecking order because it plays such a pivotal role that you simply can’t function well without it. Children especially need good sleep as their bodies are still growing and evolving with each day that passes. This is their time to rest and recharge. So, what happens if getting off to sleep is a little on the tricky side? well,… [Read More]

IVF And Men

My six year old twin girls were born after my wife and I went through a cycle of IVF. I have to say that I have always felt incredibly lucky that on our very first try we got pregnant with twins, especially when you hear of the heartbreak that many couples go through, and numerous cycles they endure. It’s tough emotionally, but also financially when so often it sadly ends in failure. Strangely one of the feelings I felt at the time was one of guilt that we had been not only been fortunate to get pregnant, but getting pregnant… [Read More]

Disneyland Paris My Sunday Photo

My Sunday Photo this week is two photos from our recent trip to Disneyland Paris. We had a fantastic time for seven days and we arrived on the same day that the Marvel Superheroes of summer season started. There was without doubt so many highlights, but without question the one person that made the biggest impression for my six year old twin girls was the one and only Captain America. They absolutely loved him and this was our second meet and greet with him which also included meeting Thor, although he didn’t get a look in with the girls as… [Read More]

Jeff From A Dads Tale Is Today’s Guest Post 

The second of my guest posts this week is Jeff who blogs at A Dads Tale. He’s easily one of the best writers out there today and one of my favourite. His post is all about how his teen years shaped him as a dad today. Thank you to Jeff for guest posting today Teen Me Dad me  Have you ever stopped to wonder how different you are now from teen you? For me, thoughts like this pass through my mind daily. Maybe it’s because I now have a teen daughter. I know dad me is way different from teen… [Read More]

Blogging Your Way To Success

Being a successful blogger, whether it’s parenting, beauty, lifestyle or DIY is incredibly difficult. It takes a lot of effort and hard work. I have been fortunate to have met, in real-life and online, some of the most successful bloggers. Usually, I might add they are parenting bloggers and they all have a number things in common, so I thought I would give five tips that all of the successful bloggers have in common because if you read a selection of top bloggers you will find these qualities running through their blogs. Recently I interviewed six pro bloggers on my blog… [Read More]