Whether you’re excited or not, moving house is always going to be a stressful thing. You’re not packing a few things for a two-week holiday; you’re packing your entire life into boxes, and that’s a peculiar thought. Of course, no matter how reserved or excitable you may feel by now, I think you know you’ll feel much better once you’re actually in your new home. It’s just the fear of getting everything together in order to move … Keep Reading!!!
Moving house is a stressful enough time when there’s only the family involved, but once pets get thrown into the mix, it’s a whole other kettle of fish, so to speak. It can be a really stressful time for both cats and dogs – they’re usually creatures of habit who find comfort in routine and the same surroundings. Moving house with pets is all about keeping it as stress-free as possible for them, and helping them to … Keep Reading!!!
Now Christmas is behind us and the holidays are over, it’s back to making packed lunches, busy day jobs and the school run. If you feel frazzled just thinking about it, resolve to make this year different. With a little bit of forward planning and a little creativity, you can get organized, reduce stress, and have some free time for yourself.
Weekly planning sessions are invaluable. Spend half an hour or … Keep Reading!!!
You’re a great child care provider – you’re responsible, knowledgeable, and the kids love you. You’ve got all the right traits to be a part-time nanny, live-in nanny, or babysitter, but doing the job isn’t the hard part for you, it’s getting the job. How do you convince a perfect stranger to leave their beloved children in your care, as capable as they are? The hardest part of being a caregiver is making sure you have enough work to keep … Keep Reading!!!
It’s hard to think of modern children having much of an appreciation for visual art. That’s not a knock on “kids these days,” but rather a neutral observation. Children are being conditioned to require greater stimulation, so that aside from pictures in storybooks, they likely don’t have much time for art. If anything, they’re more used to video content now that so many parents are in the habit of putting smartphone or tablet screens in front of them to keep … Keep Reading!!!
When most people think of adding to their property to get a better return when they come to selling, they think of decorating and don’t really go past there. It’s a sort of catch 22 situation – why would you be spending money to add on features to a house that you won’t be living in? It doesn’t make sense, right? Well, not entirely; the return that you could get on a small investment could be worth the strain of … Keep Reading!!!
A lot of parents get really into designing a nursery for their incoming newborns. This is good, because the way the nursery is designed and built will have a bigger effect on the first few years than you may think! Here are some essential tips for you.
Make sure you have the cash
While it doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg, many parents find themselves surprised at how much nurseries eventually end up … Keep Reading!!!
When I was contacted by Novosbed to do a review of their new mattress, I was immediately skeptical. I did some research online and found forums saying there were some “eerily similar” reviews floating around like they had been scripted. I couldn’t find any proof of this but I wanted to see for myself. So when I responded to the email, the first thing I said to my contact was, “You can send me the mattress and I’ll do a … Keep Reading!!!
Accidents and issues pop up now and then in our lives. For some people, facing adversity is like second nature and they know how to deal with it both emotionally and practically. However, for others, misfortune can feel like a heavy burden that pushes you against the ground and doesn’t let you up. Fortunately, you can master your misfortunes and not only deal with them efficiently but also turn them into motivational boosts that will help you with your daily … Keep Reading!!!
All parents want their children to grow up polite and cordial. Unfortunately, most won’t grow up this way without any influence from their parents. If you simply left your kids to develop manners and politeness on their own, they would never say please or thank you! Teaching your children manners takes a lot of effort, and isn’t something you can achieve overnight. But, thankfully, there are a few different things that you can do to make it easier for your … Keep Reading!!!
As a Mom, you’re almost automatically always busy. It must have come with the job when you first sign up, but it’s like you never really read the small print. Whether you’re feeding, changing, dressing or entertaining your children, or cleaning the home, doing the laundry or trying to hold down a successful career, you’re always ‘on’. And when you’re always ‘on’ you have no margins for error.
When you’re a busy Mom, you need all of … Keep Reading!!!
Making your home look and function better will make your live easier and your standard of living more comfortable, but it will also make your property more appealing to potential buyers should you decide to sell.