Win a £300 Wayfair Voucher!
Jul15

Win a £300 Wayfair Voucher!

Okay, this isn’t a competition of mine – trust me, I’ve already entered myself before I thought about sharing it.But then, as I probably shan’t win, I needed to crow over my geniosity with someone.So here’s the thing. Wayfair have a new ‘Room planner’. And it’s ace. Amd to get people to start using it, they’re offering three lucky winners the chance to win a £100, £200 or a £300...

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Our 5 Best Walking Trousers for DofE
Jul08

Our 5 Best Walking Trousers for DofE

Honestly, I’ve been bombarded (okay, stop peering over your glasses, I’ve been asked a handful of times) since I wrote about what you need on the DofE kit list, asking for more advice and tips on kit; ‘Which are the Best Walking Trousers for DofE’ (see below), ‘Will my kid be okay in trainers for the first one’ (possibly, but not ideal), ‘can they carry eggs for breakfast’ (yes, but very...

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Our Top 5 Summer Kaftans – perfect cover ups for the beach!
Jul01

Our Top 5 Summer Kaftans – perfect cover ups for the beach!

We’re headed off on our first summery break next week – two weeks with a pool in the Dordogne. Being the end of May, we’re not expecting a glorious heatwave, but I’m well aware that the temperatures are likely to get high on the good days, so we’re going prepared!Naturally that means a spot of holiday shopping! Thanks to my ‘packing light’ policy we’re mostly covered; new goggles...

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A Guide to Family Mediation
Jul01

A Guide to Family Mediation

Usually family mediation comes into play at a difficult time in your life. It could be that you are in the middle of divorce or separation – and you want to resolve matters without having to go to court. Here we discuss what family mediation is, why it may be suitable for you and who can use it. Need for family mediation – image By Aquarius Studio | Shutterstock article written in conjunction with Burgess Mee Family Law –...

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What Does Your Favourite Chocolate Say About You?
Jun10

What Does Your Favourite Chocolate Say About You?

Ah, chocolate. Its mere name is enough to make our mouths water – but which taste are you imagining? Is it sugary white? Perhaps it’s classic milk? Or something completely different? Whatever it is, it could be significant. In fact, it may even reveal key aspects of your character. So, what does your favourite flavour say about you? Explore our guide to find out. milk chocolate image by beats1 | Shutterstock Milk Milk is the...

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Top 5 gifts for those who have everything
Jun06

Top 5 gifts for those who have everything

Kids are easy to buy for; they like toys, video games and movies. However, as your children get older and come toward the latter half of their teens, their personalities can develop and their tastes can change. It can feel like the scope of your gift giving narrows significantly, and not every parent can thrive under this kind of bottle neck pressure. By Pixel-Shot Shutterstock In this scenario, it can also feel like your kids already...

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