All mums, no matter how busy we happen to be, can do some car maintenance without having to rely on an expert. This is especially the case with tyres which don’t need a great deal of experience to be looked after. - Checking Tyre Wear Regularly Checking for tears and cracks at the side of a tyre’s rubber compound can be done easily enough without a great deal of effort. When parked, all that is needed is to visually inspect the tyres for cracks or so-called crazing, which looks a bit like crazy paving. If seen, the structural...

Although the Internet is a great place to increase one’s knowledge, it can also be a dangerous place to visit too. The sad truth is that the Web has many dark, seedy areas where children can get taken advantage of. Both by adults and other children too. We often read stories in the media about how predators “groom” potential child victims using the Internet. It’s not a nice thought to think about, and it’s even worse if your child becomes a victim. That’s why it is important to ensure your kids stay safe when they go online....

Many stay at home mummys are always thinking about what they can do to make a little more money. The good news is that there are super smart ways of making a little bit more money right out of the comfort of your home. Here are some options that you choose from. ...

Healthy living is vital nowadays. In fact, whatever your age is it’s important to make sure that you maintain a healthy lifestyle. When you’re parents, you’re responsible for the well-being of your kids. So, it’s your responsibility to make sure you and the kids are living a healthy life. These days that’s often more difficult than it seems to be. Hectic schedules often make it difficult to spend time together. Or even to put in the preparation needed to improve the family’s health. But you need to make time. This is an important...

There’s nothing more important to most mothers than child safety. The idea of your son or daughter getting hurt is the thing that keeps you up at night worrying. That’s why it’s so important to get child safety right in your own home, and it’s not as difficult as you might think. There are lots of things that can go wrong out there in the big bad world, but what happens under your own roof is under your control. And the home can be as dangerous as any other environment out there. Here are a few things you can do to improve child...

Many fears and phobias that we have today stem from childhood. Sometimes they result from a particular event we experienced as a child, sometimes they don’t have an apparent cause. If these fears are not faced at an early age, over time they could grow arms and legs and end up causing problems in later life. If your child is uncomfortable in small spaces, this could develop into claustrophobia that might stop him or her from ever taking a lift or travelling by plane. So, it’s important for parents to recognise the signs of fears and...

Not only does working from home save you the cost of commuting every day, you typically have the freedom to work on your own schedule. You’re awake at 3am? Well, why not do a little bit of the paperwork that you’ve been putting off. Its 9am, and you’re still in bed? That’s fine, your schedule starts when you’re ready. Working from home isn’t all freedom though. Most places still have timelines that you need to meet, and you need to be careful with what you choose to do at home, because there is plenty of scams out there. Thankfully,...

Article provided by Mike James of www.appleclean.co.uk, a UK based cleaning firm with over 25 years experience in the domestic cleaning market. Cleaning isn’t something we tend to associate with fun and enjoyment, yet many of us can’t wait to get stuck in to household chores. There are many reasons why cleaning might actually be something to look forward to, from psychological appeal to the health benefits it can offer us. ...

This post was submitted by Tabby James of www.sashwindowexperts.com; a sash window specialist on the South Coast of England established over 20 years ago. . To see more of their work, please You’ve spent hundreds of hours scouring the market for the perfect home, a beautiful Georgian or traditional detached Victorian property. Finally you have found your dream home and you are ready to start setting about renovating and restoring it to its former glory. However the sash windows on the front of the property seem lacklustre and beyond...

Are you struggling to get a good night’s sleep? Poor sleep and insomnia are very common, particularly given the demands and pressures of modern day life. However, there are a number of things you can do to significantly improve the quality of your sleep so you have more energy to take on each and every day. Simply follow these three steps for a better night’s rest. 1. Check Your Mattress We spend roughly 50 to 60 hours a week sleeping, so it’s critical that we have the right mattress. Everyone is different and what might feel comfortable...

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