A LOOK BACK AT 2018

I thought that I would sit down and do a little recap of 2018, it’s certainly been a good one! I don’t think we’ve been quite as busy as we were in 2017, but that…

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SHEPHERDS FRIENDLY CHRISTMAS SAVINGS CHALLENGE | HOW DID WE DO?

Over the past few weeks we have been taking part in the Shepherds Friendly Christmas savings challenge and I am honestly amazed at the amount of money we have managed to save! I wrote a…

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WHAT DOES YOUR CHRISTMAS DAY LOOK LIKE?

What does your Christmas Day usually look like? I guess for most of us there’s lots of present opening and a Christmas dinner, but the rest is different from family to family and year to…

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CHRISTMAS SAVINGS CHALLENGE WITH SHEPHERDS FRIENDLY SOCIETY

Christmas is right around the corner, just four weeks away to be exact! We all know how expensive this time of year can be. I know that if I want my family to have the…

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GIVING IN TO THE ELF ON THE SHELF HYPE AND OUR IDEAS

OK, so I’ve given in and decided that this year we are going to be doing Elf on the Shelf. We did try it a few years ago when the kids were really little but…

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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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6 ROMANTIC YET CHILD-FRIENDLY HONEYMOON IDEAS IF YOU’RE GOING WITH THE KIDS

*This is a guest post* Didn’t have the time or some extra cash to head to your honeymoon right after tying the knot? Worry not because it’s never too late to have a honeymoon even…

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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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