The Best Cars For Family Road Trips

More and more families are opting for a ‘staycation’ and exploring the UK in their spare time, rather than paying expensive airfares to holiday abroad. If you’re regularly driving around, you’ll want to have a car that can stand up to the varied UK roads, whilst being comfortable for both you and your passengers. Here are some of the best cars for road trips. Honda Accord The Honda Accord has long been known as a road trip car, because of its reliability and the fact that it has plenty of space. The boot is large to allow room for your

You Can Sleep More Soundly

If you’re currently suffering from insomnia or you occasionally have trouble sleeping, you might think that you’ll never sleep soundly again, but that is very unlikely to be true. There are so many effective ways to improve your sleep that at least one of them is likely to work for you! So, why not try one of these tips to help you sleep more soundly? Image source Buy a New Bed If you wake up with aches and pains still tired because you’ve been tossing and turning all night, it might be worth investing in a new bed. Even if

Fun Ways to Keep Fit With Your Little One

We all know that as soon as you have children, you spare time goes out the window. That run you used to go for? Not going to happen. An hour in the gym? Maybe next week. We might not get enough time to exercise for ourselves but it’s also important to teach our children to be fit and healthy. With that in mind, here are some fun ways to keep fit with your little one! Make The Most Of The Park I think the key to getting children excited about exercise and keeping fit is to make it as fun

Child Friendly Date Night Ideas

Finding time to have a date night with your partner is so hard once you have children. Some are luckier than others and might have family on hand close by for a night of babysitting now and again. However, if you’re like us you need to find ways to have date nights in another way. Here are some Child Friendly Date Night Ideas. Movie Nights John and I love our films. We have a big dvd section in our living room for years of collecting and we have a bit of everything, from musicals to horror to animated films. If you’re

3 Top Home Dates For After The Kids Have Gone to Bed

Juggling children, work and the day-to-day demands of life doesn’t leave a lot of time left for us. It can be all too tempting to just dive-bomb onto the sofa, after all the kids are feed, watered, bathed and finally asleep in bed. However sometimes it’s important to go that extra mile and find time in the evenings for ourselves and our spouse. Staying connected to your partner in a world of children’s gym kits, constant food shopping and breakfasts, lunches and dinners, is not always easy and we can very easily lose ourselves in it. Therefore finding time in

Inspiration For Summer Interiors

When it comes to decorating, no one really wants to do it in the winter. I personally wouldn’t want to do much painting while it’s freezing and wet outside because I wouldn’t want to have the windows in the house open. According to chill.ie, 59% of people said they would change their interior design during the summer! Where winter is dark and dingy, summer is all about fresh, light colours and pops of colour. Here are some tips for sprucing up your interiors this summer: Bring the outdoors in! When I think of summer I think about being in the garden, visiting

16 Ways To Get Kids To Eat Healthy

I have mentioned on social media a few times lately that Erin has become somewhat of a fussy eater. Well, it’s more that she’s going through something where she doesn’t really want to eat. When we had an email drop in our inbox with some great tips for helping kids to eat healthily from Families Online, I knew that we had to share it! We’ll be trying some of this tips ourselves over the next few weeks. I think some of the tips are quite simple but as a first time parent and someone that hasn’t had to try to

Office Furniture to Boost Productivity

When you are at work there’s nothing worse than being surrounded by a dull environment and ugly furniture. What you want instead is office furniture that maximises space and looks beautiful at the same time. For me, having a workspace that is large, spacious and full of storage is one of the most important things. If I am at a cramped desk with work all over the place because there is no where to put it, I don’t get much done. Mess = stress for me. A lot of office furniture is really plain and boring. While this makes it easy to