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    Baby on Board? Create a Happy and Healthy Home Environment Today!

    Finding out that you’re having a baby is an exciting, overwhelming and daunting time. If you are a first time mother, you want to do everything in your power to make sure this little bundle of joy has the best welcome into this world. Your goal is to make your home look tidy, calm and inviting for your new family member. Nesting is a huge part of the later stages of pregnancy, so if you haven’t already started, you will soon find out what it feels like! Be Smarter With Space Even though they are teeny weeny when they first enter the world, a baby can take up a lot…

  • How To Make A Family Member's Year
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    How To Make A Family Member’s Year

    It’s very easy to pick out gifts for our friends, our close family members, and those that we speak to most days. But when it comes to finding something for our extended family members, those you are friends with, love, but see slightly less frequently? We can start to become a little dumbfounded. Does that lessen our desire to impress that person, or perhaps make their day? Not at all. Life obligations, scheduling and just worrying can all contribute to making your experience with this person less fruitful than you may want it to be. But how can you make a family member’s year, to make those moments truly matter?…

  • Teaching Your Children How To Deal With Stress
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    Teaching Your Children How To Deal With Stress

    Though you may not quite be able to remember what it was like to be the same age as your children are currently, there’s little doubt that at that time in your life you believed the problems you were facing were the be all and end all. Without much experience of handling negative emotions and solving issues to relieve tension, figuring out the right coping mechanisms can require a bit of guidance and assistance from parents. Showing them how to deal with their stress is so vital for the sake of their future mental health and self confidence, so read on to discover how you can create the best support…

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    How to Be the Go-To Party Organizer In the Family

    Every family has a person who is able to make party happen and remembers all the birthdays and special events. If you feel like you are the person who always ends up planning holidays and family days out, you will need to either get others to help you out, or embrace the newly found role. It is not that bad being the party organizer, but it is a lot of preparation and work. Below you will find a few tips on how to get started and keep everyone in the family happy. Upgrade Your Culinary Knowledge The first thing after you find out that you have been volunteered to be…

  • A Busy Mum's Guide To Caring For Elderly Relatives
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    A Busy Mum’s Guide To Caring For Elderly Relatives

    We mums tend to have a busy life. After all, caring for a child of any age is hard work. Of course, if you add additional caregiving duties to this, including when the responsibility for caring for elderly relatives fall to us, it can be even more challenging. Luckily, even if you do find yourself in this position, there are some tactics you can use to ease the burden. Read on to find out what they are, below. Your schedule is your best friend. Schedules get a bad rep, don’t they? This is because they tend to be associated with people that are control freaks and cannot let go. However,…

  • The Ultimate Night In As A Family
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    The Ultimate Night In As A Family

    It is always nice to consider having a night in with the family when you have a busy week from work. School, nursery, jobs and careers, they all take their toll on feelings and energy levels, which often means the weekends are there to recuperate. Not everyone has busy social lives and play dates to get to, so it might be the ideal opportunity to enjoy a night in together. So here are some suggestions to help you all enjoy it. Set the scene Any living room space will be the ideal setting for the ultimate night in, so why not take some time to really set the scene. Draw…

  • Tips For Treating Your Kids Without Tanking Your Finances
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    Tips For Treating Your Kids Without Tanking Your Finances

    It’s okay to admit it. We parents all share a common weakness… We love nothing more than indulging our kids. While we may never want them to grow up spoilt, we also love nothing more than to spoil them. Especially when they do so much to earn it! When our kids do well in school, play well with their friends and siblings, or do something nice for others we want to reward these good behaviours while also scratching that familiar parental itch which is the urge to lavish them with goodies. However, there’s a fine line to be walked when it comes to treating our kids and all parents know…