Category: Family Life and Parenting

Slashing The Costs Of Renovations

From time to time, it becomes necessary to change up one or two of the rooms in your home. When this time comes around, it can be hard to know where to begin. But there is something that is bound

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Privacy as a parent – hey kiddo, you aren’t a toddler anymore, I would like to pee alone, thanks…

The time has come. My kids are over ten and seven years old. We have taught them about privacy for themselves, and respecting their bodies and their right to space. My tweenager now locks the bathroom door, doesn’t want anyone

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Keeping Your Dog Happy: 3 Essential Tips

If, like us, you are seriously considering adding a dog to your family, these helpful tips and collaborative post may be useful… Are you thinking about buying a dog for your family? Are you 100% confident you can give the

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Styling Dad for his birthday…

The husband celebrated a birthday recently, and because we like to spoil him, but also get him things he will like and use. He doesn’t get to go clothes shopping often, and I happened to know that he REALLY needed

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Budget Balancing: How To Get A Hold Of Your Family’s Finances

In the vast majority of people’s lives, there’s one thing that causes more stress and arguments than just about anything else. That thing is, of course, money. Ask any couple, and they’ll tell you that they probably argue about money

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Signs You May Benefit from Relationship Counseling

It really doesn’t matter how long or how short of a time you have been in a relationship with your significant other, issues can pop up and affect the relationship in a negative way. When the problems are left unaddressed,

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Ape snacks, a firm family favourite, and a giveaway…

We love having snacks to hand that are healthy, but also yummy. We recently discovered Ape Snacks, which are a range of healthy, wholesome snacks made from coconut. We are big fans of coconut in this house, too, so they

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Let’s Teach Our Children Some Green Habits!

As a family, we’re very lucky to get out and about a lot, and where we can, we take public transport. I think it’s very important to do what we can to try and cut back on things like our

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Meal Plan Monday

I am a planner, and I like to know what’s happening in our week. We have quite a busy and somewhat crazy week, with the children being at activities and both of us working, so meal planning helps me to

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Father’s Day ideas for the Daddy Cool in your life…

Father’s Day isn’t far away and we generally like making a fuss of the Husband, in this house. He’s a very hands on, dedicated and patient Dad and the children and I like to make an effort to treat him

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