In the UK, car sales dropped by 20% in September this year. The uncertainty surrounding the prospect of a no-deal Brexit has potentially caused people to be more mindful of big expenditures. When it comes to buying a family car, affordability is of course a major consideration, alongside a car’s suitability for family members and pets. The biggest priority, though, is of course safety. Here are a few tips on what to bear in mind when considering which family car to go for. ...

When Christmas time rolls around it can be easy to buy gifts for smaller children who are very specific about what they want.  Weeks before Christmas they’re usually writing letters to Santa and talking endlessly about the gift that they can’t wait to see under the tree on Christmas morning. ...

Image Source: Unsplash If you are the parent of a toddler, you will likely be asking yourself the above question, as your child develops and grows. Of course, our teeth and gums are important and dental care has to start some time, so when is the best time to introduce your child to the dentist? The general rule is 6 months after the first tooth eruption, which would typically be around one year old, and as tooth decay can surface at any age, it isn’t a good idea to delay this for any reason. ...

Being a parent isn’t ever easy.  From the beginning you learn that it’s about juggling diapers, naps, screaming, and cleaning vomit out of carpets for a few years.  After their younger years, the challenges evolve. As a parent, you’re no longer required to worry about cleaning poopy diapers. However, you’re now responsible for helping them become successful adults. ...

Image by Taylor Grote via Unsplash Buying new fishing gear is exciting, and when you have the right supplies and tackle, you will be prepared for a day out on the water either by yourself or with friends. However, if you do not live in an area where you can easily buy great gear, or you simply want to ensure that you have access to top-of-the-line tackle and gear, it is a good idea to shop online. ...

Do you feel like your family is lazy? Do you feel like they are all spending too much time staring at computer screens, TV screens, or mobile phones and tablets? If so, it may be time to figure out some ways to get your family up and moving around. And there are all sorts of ways to do this. Ideally, you want to check in to see which of these ideas works best, but a few places to get you started might quickly come to mind. You can institute a TV-free time for your family. You can buy everyone some outdoor gadgets to get them moving. Maybe...

Image by 8180766 Selling your gold jewellery may not make you quite as much money as what your pieces were worth new, but you could try to maximise the value you get from your scrap gold jewellery. Below, we have outlined a few guidelines that will help your find the best possible prices for your gold pieces. ...

(Source) Spending more money on outdoor areas has become much more of a popular way to develop a property in recent years. It has been the case for longer in areas consistently warm, but even in places like the UK, additions to the garden like hot tubs, yoga spaces and luxurious orangeries are desirable in the current property market. ...

Most parents can agree that one of their biggest goals for their children is watching them grow up to be successful at whatever they do.  There is an enormous amount of pride in seeing your child succeed in their interests and excel in their education. Unfortunately, for many families, their children start to lose interest in school at some point. ...

Granite and marble are both beautiful materials in their own right. In fact, a lot of us (myself included) wouldn’t be able to tell the difference between the two if they were put in front of us. They may look very similar, but they are actually very different and individual when you look a little deeper. Here’s what sets them apart from each other: ...

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