Christmas Home Safety Tips

Advice from HomeProtect on how to keep your home safe and secure this Christmas. Did you know – Insurers have urged householders to keep Christmas gifts secure after dealing with claims totalling £35m in the UK last December. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) said that insurers received 23,000 burglary claims during December in 2011. […]

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Family traditions – how they make a difference

Family traditions help families create strong relationships and memories With it being just a few weeks from Christmas now seems a good time to think about family traditions.  Some families have loads of special things they do together which have evolved through the years, even generations.  Other families, for whatever reason don’t seem to go […]

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December Busy Mums Christmas To Do List

If there is one month of the year that you are likely to feel that  you are sinking under an avalanche of things which need to be done it really is December. There is fine balance to be trod if you don’t like to be doing your Christmas shopping in October to suddenly realising that you have […]

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Money Saving Tips for Christmas

Christmas is one time when it is really difficult to keep your finances under control. And for lots of us apart from feeling rushed off our feet there is the thorny problem of trying to buy good Christmas presents that cost next to nothing. At least now saving money in this new era of austerity […]

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Mums November to do list

The Busy Mums November To-Do-List There is still time to organise a simple bonfire party and make your own Guy. Take a look at the following fuss free bonfire night recipes, and this weekend you can keep the kids happily occupied making their own Guy Fawkes. Alternatively see what organised firework displays are in your […]

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Easy and delicious pumpkin pie

With Halloween fast approaching there maybe the odd pumpkin sitting around ready to become a lantern. So if you are wondering what to make with your pumpkin’s insides here is a really easy and quick tasty recipe for a good old fashioned pumpkin pie.ng either of the following Halloween recipes. Easy Pumpkin Pie Ingredients ·         9 inch  ready baked […]

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Halloween treasure hunt games and ideas

Halloween Games With Halloween fast approaching why not organise a Halloween party or Halloween games evening for the family.  Good fun and really easy to organise. Halloween Scavenger Hunts. These will will keep children and adults happily occupied for hours. All you need to do is buy, or even better get the kids to make […]

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How to make a Guy Fawkes for your Bonfire Party

Making your own Guy Fawkes is a lot easier than you would think. And if you are after a project to keep your children occupied this weekend, then the children will love making a Guy Fawkes in readiness for Bonfire Night. Guy Fawkes making is an activity which can keep children constructively occupied for hours.  […]

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Homework tips for mums and dads

Homework can cause a lot of angst in the home for both children and parents so I think we can safely say that one thing parents and childern can agree on that they all hate homework. So the trick is not to make a mountain out of a molehill where homework is concerned. Now the […]

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Think forward planning

Think forward planning.  It really is just a habit – and the five minutes you spend writing lists or getting organised for tomorrow can save heaps of time and loads of stress. Don’t procrastinate! Don’t wait until you are falling asleep tonight to plan tomorrow morning. Cheat and do as much as you can the […]

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