Why Get a Granny Flat

Disclosure: This is a collaborative post. At some point, you may have joked with your parents or grandparents about a granny flat. Most of us have. While no one wants to think about getting older, and we certainly don’t want to reach the point where our parents are no longer able to live alone, at some point, it becomes our turn to take care of them. You might not like the idea of your parents moving into your family home, but adding a granny flat, either to some spare land or with an extension to your home, can be the…

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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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