Challenging climate change with generation green
Oct30

Challenging climate change with generation green

We have all become more environmentally conscious about the negative effects we have on climate change, so for may of us, caring for our planet has become an integral part of our every day lives. Tackling climate change is no longer simply a question on government agendas, and people of all ages from all walks of life have become more proactive in their attitudes towards the environmental crisis which is unfolding. Whether you are a...

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FAMILY TIME IS AT RISK OF BECOMING HISTORY
Oct30

FAMILY TIME IS AT RISK OF BECOMING HISTORY

Traditional family time is at risk of becoming history according to new research by Cadbury Heroes, which reveals the average time families talk face to face in a week is less than five hours. Over half of parents (55%) feel a disconnection with their child and that 73% felt that this happened once their child became a teenager.  Cadbury Museum Over half (55%) of parents have felt disconnected with their child and 54% wish they could...

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Best vintage kitchen touches for the modern home
Oct28

Best vintage kitchen touches for the modern home

The kitchen is a significant room in any home as it is where you will spend a lot of time cooking, chatting and generally hanging out. If you are the parent of a teenager, it is also where you will spend time cleaning up their food spillages and find them searching for snacks! We had a new kitchen 14years ago – it’s definitely showing it’s age, raising four kids through the heart of the home shows the wear and tear...

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Young people and seasonal affective disorder …
Oct22

Young people and seasonal affective disorder …

Winter … it’s almost here!  And along with it are the dark nights.  It’s well known that the onset of autumn and winter can affect individual moods, and the government have previously recommended taking a vitamin D supplement, which can help with healthy cell and bone growth and vitality and energy.  Read more about seasonal affective disorder (SAD)… SAD teenager By Novikov Alex | Shutterstock What is seasonal affective...

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What are the common problems with building home extensions?
Oct16

What are the common problems with building home extensions?

Anyone who has a family will know how much space is needed in the home. After all, you and your partner probably have lots of stuff to store away so adding in one or more kids only makes this problem grow. It is not only about possessions either – many family homes have ample room when you first move in but don’t have enough extra room to grow as your lives change. You may, for example, decide to work from home and need a home office...

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Handy Money-Saving Tips for Single Parents
Oct03

Handy Money-Saving Tips for Single Parents

Being a parent is expensive. Children need a lot of things, from extra food to clothes and school supplies. While parenting is always a challenging experience, things can be particularly tough for single parents. After all, if you only have one income, then you need to make that money stretch even further for you and your children. busy mum image By Kaspars Grinvalds | Shutterstock Fortunately for today’s parents in the UK,...

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