RAINY DAY INSPIRATION | BOREDOM BUSTING IDEAS THAT YOUR KIDS WILL ACTUALLY LOVE

When the weekends are filled with rain, icy winds and freezing temperatures, it can be difficult to get the kids to head outdoors and play, even on those rare occasions where it is dry. And…

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HOW TO REMOVE PERMANENT MARKER PEN

How to remove permanent marker pen… We have a brand new dining table in our house. It’s white, which might not be the post practical colour with children around, but we went for it anyway.…

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TIPS TO HELP MAKE MOVING EASIER ON YOUR KIDS

Moving is complicated enough but when you add kids into the mix, it can become nightmarish. With all the work that goes into moving, you might not know how to make your kids feel better…

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INTRODUCING YOUR CHILD TO COIN COLLECTING

I don’t know about your kids, but mine show a natural interest in coins. As they are getting older and starting to understand the value of money, they like collecting coins of their own. Even…

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MAZDA 6 TOURER REVIEW

A couple of weekends ago we had the pleasure of testing out the Mazda 6 Tourer for the weekend. On the Saturday we took it for a drive along the A57 Snake Pass which is…

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FAMILY FINANCE | TEACHING YOUR KIDS GOOD MONEY HABITS

It can be difficult for parents to teach their children about the concept of money. However, if you teach your children good money habits early on, then you will be setting them up for success.…

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10 NEW PUPPY ESSENTIALS

We have raised two puppies over the past eight years and I like to think we’ve learnt a thing or two in that time. So many people tend to go overboard when they get a…

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MEET THE HENGELINGS | A BRAND NEW KIDS TV SHOW

We all know how annoying it can be when your kids watch the same TV shows over and over again. Us parents get to a point where we can’t bear to watch anymore Peppa Pig,…

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ON TURNING 31…

Last week I turned 31 and it suddenly occurred to me that I am getting older. You’d think that I would have thought about this when I turned 30 last year, but I really didn’t.…

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HOW TO PASS HEALTHY HABITS ON TO YOUR CHILDREN

Do you have any bad habits? Let’s be honest: we all do. In most cases, we learn to live with the consequences of our choices and get on with our lives. But that doesn’t mean…

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A WARM WELCOME HOME WITH HIVE #MYHIVEHOME

As much as we love to travel as a family, there’s nothing quite like coming home is there? We love making our home a bright and happy place to come back to and are always…

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