It’s official. Energy costs are rising and we need to take a pro-active approach to reducing both our carbon footprint and our utility bills. For relatively small effort, big gains can be made in the area of domestic energy savings. Take a look at some of these easy to achieve tips that could help draw the sting out of the next energy bill that hits the doormat. ...

Thanks to our friend Mat for the image Whether you’re a mom-to-be or even the man who put her in this position, childbirth can be a truly wonderful and joyous occasion. That said, some people create immense fear and anxiety around the whole procedure, making it less than appealing to onlookers. Yet all anyone needs to do is stay calm. Though there was a lot of pain involved a hundred years ago, today this is far reduced thanks to amazing advancements in painkilling pharmaceuticals. So, if you’re a little bit concerned about what awaits...

photograph source found here If there’s one thing that all parents can relate to, it’s the issue of clothing their children on the cheap. Nobody wants their kids dressed in rags, but at the same time, brand names can cost far more than the average earner in the UK can realistically afford. So finding innovative ways of purchasing clothing at reduced costs should be at the top of your “to do” lists. Nowadays it’s easier than ever to find good deals thanks to the digital revolution and birth of the internet. A simple Google search...

Sometimes the cost of taking the whole family on holiday can be enough to put you off of travelling. If you have a group of people to pay for then the cost can soon add up, sometimes making it seem like it is too expensive! However if you are clever and book in the right way, there is no reason at all why you can’t afford to take your family on holiday when you want to! Avoid School Holidays This isn’t always possible as schools often don’t like you taking children away during term time. However you will often find that if you speak...

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Getting children to sleep can be a challenge and a half. If they don’t want to get in your bed instead of their own, they want to come downstairs and watch telly with you, they want a packet of crisps; they want to do anything other than go to sleep! This can make them tired and irritable the next day, not to mention wear you out when you’re supposed to be relaxing after a long day of cleaning up after them and cooking them dinner! If this is a problem you often face or fear you might face in the future, here’s how you can get your...

If you’re taking your children on holiday to Turkey, you’ll be delighted to know that the Turkish people absolutely love children! With this in mind, you may want some tips on what to expect when you get there and the different things there will be for your children to do. Read on to find out more about travelling to Turkey with children: image source (Flickr) Travelling with children can be a bit worrying, but if you take a few steps in advance then you shouldn’t have any reason to panic. Make sure you pack a few packets of sweets...

The Costa del Sol is the perfect holiday destination for any family looking for a fun packed vacation in the sun! It can be hard to try and find a holiday destination that is suitable for the whole family; catering to a range of ages is no easy feat. If you visit somewhere like the Costa Del Sol then they’re used to dealing with families and people of all ages, so you can feel confident that everyone will have a great time. Located in the southern region of Spain hot weather is guaranteed as this strip of land is bordering the Mediterranean...

To celebrate the launch of the new Disney Infinity game, the world’s first Disney Digital Parade took place in London recently. ...

Any woman expecting a child will no doubt have seen a huge choice of cute baby clothes and outfits available to buy, but unlike with older children and adults, buying baby clothes can be a bit tricky as a baby grows very fast! Image Source So how do you know what are the best clothes to buy for your newborn, and how often should you be buying them clothes? This baby clothes preparation guide for expectant mothers will help you answer those questions and more, giving you one less thing to worry about when preparing for the birth of your...

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