Preparing for back to school with Books2Door

AD | Collaborative post The summer holidays always go far too quickly and by the time we know it, we’re preparing for our children to start a new year at school. We don’t like to go the whole summer without doing anything educational though and this year we’ve been helping Erin to prepare for Year 2 with Books2Door.

Making simple changes with Violife vegan cheese

AD | Collaborative post Quite often we are reminded to make changes in our lives to help the world we live in. We are told to make more sustainable choices such as cutting down on red meat, eating more plants, wasting less food and making changes where possible. But, if you’re a regular family like us, with a pretty picky child, how do you go about doing that?

Staying safe as a new driver with a GPS tracker

AD | Collaborative post This year we had a huge change as a family and we bought our first car. John has been having lessons for around a year and is ready to take his test now. As a family with a young child, I want to make sure we are as safe as possible not only while on the road but making sure we know where the car is at all times.

How to raise a good team player

AD | Collaborative post Making a good team player is a crucial part of all children’s development, especially when a lot of their time in school relies on working in teams to complete tasks and building projects in lesson time. Extracurricular activities also rely heavily on working together as a team in order to reach overarching goals.

Should I encourage my child to learn an instrument?

AD | Collaborative post Learning an instrument can be a big decision for children, but it can also be a new lease of life for kids. There are many benefits to learning an instrument, but you should also be considering if now is the right time for your child. There may be a lot going on in their lives, exams, stress or a lot on their plate already. Picking up an instrument requires a lot of time and patience.

How To Know If You Are Ready For A New Baby

AD | Collaborative post Whether or not you are already a parent, there are some things to consider before having a new baby. Although you may have always dreamed of having two and currently have one, there is no rush. Likewise, it is not good to rush in case you are not fully prepared. If you are wondering whether you are ready for a new baby, here are some tips. First, Here’s What To Do If You Are Not Ready If you are not ready for a new baby, then there are several ways to

How to adapt a home for older grandparents

Collaborative post In December 2019 my Mum moved in with us and I think we’re all pretty happy with the situation. Mum gets to only work part time and not pay a fortune to live somewhere on her own and we get help around the house and help with Erin. Of course, we love having her live with us for other reasons too! However, we do realise that we might need to make some changes to our home at some point so here are some things that we might consider.