Planning Tips For A Kid’s Birthday Party On A Budget

Disclosure: This is a collaborative post. Image Source Kids’ birthday parties have become somewhat of a competition between parents over the past few years. Just a few decades ago, children were perfectly happy with a couple of balloons and a slice of cake, but now elaborate events with unique activities, extravagant cakes, and specific themes are just expected. The trouble is, with a bash like this, the costs can rise pretty quickly, often to more than what you can afford. Thankfully, no matter what your budget, it is possible to plan a birthday party that your little one will love.…

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3 Simple Ways To Keep Your Family Healthy

As a parent, one of the main things that you will want to do at all times is to make sure that you are keeping your family as healthy as possible. The truth is that being able to focus on their health in this way will ensure that they are going to live much longer and be happier, and that they are going to have a lot more energy as well. You might well feel overwhelmed by the issue of health, as it is such a huge thing that is so hard to keep on top of and yet is…

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Top Tips When Choosing Your Perfect Wedding Venue

When you first get engaged it is all excitement as you gush over the ring, celebrate with a glass (or two) of something sparkly, make the big social media announcement and thank the many family and friends who send you their congratulations your way. But then comes the very serious business of planning a wedding.  After the dress the venue is the second biggest decision you will make and plays a huge part in setting the tone for the day.   Here are 5 questions to ask yourself as you view a wedding venue: Where will the ceremony be held?…

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Are You Caring For Your Elderly Parents Well?

There comes a time in your life when you’re going to find that you need to start caring for your parents a lot more. While at one point, they were the ones that were providing you with the care you needed, now it’s very much the case that you are going to switch roles. Because you’re now an adult, and they are getting older by the day. Sure, they may still be smart and they may still be able to do things for themselves now, but that may change. And they may just need a little more support from you.…

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Top Tips To Keep Kids Safe In The Sun

As a mother to two very pale skinned, blond hair, blue eyed boys I worry once the sun comes out.  I love being in the sun and the boys love playing outside but they burn easily and making sure they are safe in the sun is my top priority. Here are my top tips for keeping kids safe in the sun. In the words of Baz Luhman Wear Sunscreen – my boys are always covered in it.  They are so used to being slathered in sun cream that there isn’t even the hint of a moan when it’s time to…

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