Did Instagram Contribute To A 14 Year Old Taking Her Own Life?

Last week there was numerous newspaper articles and television stories about a father who is convinced that Instagram contributed to his 14 year old daughter taking her own life. This is because of the content that is readily available on Instagram concerning self harm and suicide. She was apparently viewing this very easily on the Instagram platform. I’m not quite sure why this particular story has resonated with me so much, but it has. It’s mostly likely because as a father of five children, and quite frankly even the thought of one of them taking their own lives, well it’s… [Read More]

My New Grooming and Shaving Regime For 2019 With The Personal Barber #AD

I never make resolutions for a new year, but 2019 is the year that I have decided to introduce a grooming regime. My days of the stubble have gone and I want that clean shaven look all the time. For a lot of men making sure that you have a grooming regime is quite easy, but I have always been lazy when it comes to shaving on a daily basis. Not anymore though! Times are changing! So when I was recently approached by The Personal Barber to try out their monthly subscription kit, I instantly thought that this is the… [Read More]

Avoid These Interior Painting Mistakes

                                                                 Image Source: Pixabay If you are planning a living room renovation that includes repainting, there is much to consider. Like any other trade, painting is all about preparation, and there are many ways in which you can make a mistake. Here are a few common errors you will want to avoid when painting a room. Not Doing the Preparation – Some people are so excited about the project… [Read More]

An Interview With Aby Moore Founder Of You Baby Me Mummy

This week is the start of my interviews with some of biggest mum bloggers currently in the UK and to start the interviews off, I get to interview the inspirational Aby Moore. Aby is a blogging strategist and founder of youbabymemummy.com, one of the UK’s top family lifestyle blogs. She has written for a range of publications and has worked on a huge number of brand collaborations over the years. Aby’s special sauce is helping mamas turn their blogs into thriving businesses. Enabling them to remain in the home with their children, while they’re building their own online empires. She’s… [Read More]

Old Age Doesn’t Come Alone

My mum is now in her twilight years and with old age life changes dramatically. One of the biggest changes is mobility, and generally being unsteady on their feet. I know this better than most. As my mum has got older this is what has happened to her. So what was once easy and possible for mum to carry out everyday tasks that we all do without a thought, will become a thing of the past because mobility is an issue and being generally unsteady on her feet. One thing that has become a major issue in her later years… [Read More]

Sort Out Email Marketing for Maximum Benefit with Emma

Contrary to popular belief, emails are one of the most important ways of communication in the modern world. Their use does not come in handy when it comes to reaching out to teenagers and college students, but emails happen to be the main conduit for messages in the business world. Hence, when you market towards people working in the corporate sector, emails are the best option. Email marketing gives you a platform to let your voice be heard amongst a specific group of people and allows you to broadcast information to people that will read them. Benefits of Email Marketing… [Read More]

With Divorce On The Rise Should We Be Going To Pre-Marital Counselling

Nowadays when people meet their life partner they so often rush into living together and getting married. They go into way too quickly. In some cases this is absolutely great if it works out, but so often people who rush into marriage do so without really getting to know their partner properly. Of course the consequences of getting married so quickly could mean they end up in the divorce courts. This is something in which statistics prove unequivocally that divorce is definitely on the increase in those early years of marriage. The average marriage lasts about 12 years which is… [Read More]

Planning An Autism-Friendly Birthday Party

Autistic Spectrum Disorder is extremely common in children. It’s estimated that around 1 in 160 children is somewhere on the autistic spectrum. When you’re raising a child with autism, you understand that social interaction is extremely important for their development. It gives them experience coping in social situations and gives them much-needed experience in getting to understand the nuances of facial expression, body language and tone of voice that many of us decode so efficiently that we take it for granted. It also allows them to get to grips with the social codes and contracts that we enter into in… [Read More]