How To Get Healthy As A Family

Disclosure: This is a collaborative post. Photo by Simon Rae on Unsplash If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s to be thankful for our health.  Three months of lockdown has been tough for many families. If social media is to be believed, millions of families spent their days exercising with Joe Wicks, going on long walks, and cooking healthy meals.   For many people though, lockdown wasn’t as picture-perfect. Many families struggled to homeschool their children, or look after babies and toddlers while also trying to do their jobs from home too.  It’s not surprising that a few bad habits crept…

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The Phone Zone: Finding A Safe Way To Give Your Child A Smartphone

Disclosure: This is a collaborative post. (Image Source) While many people disagree about the right time to give a child a phone, it’s easy to find compelling points on both sides of this argument. On the one hand, it makes sense to give your child the tools to communicate with you on their own, as this could save them from some tricky situations down the line. On the other, though, the online world can be very dangerous, and giving your child access to it could be a mistake if they don’t know how to handle themselves properly. To help you…

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Save The Future: The Amazing Potential Of Placental Stem Cells

Disclosure: This is a collaborative post. Expecting parents are more conscious than ever today and go the extra mile to understand their options for preserving the baby’s cord blood. They have a choice to bank it, donate it, or just get it discarded as medical waste. A large number is opting for the procedure as a biological insurance for the future of their child and family. But do you know that the placenta has great potential for stem cell treatment? Just like cord blood, the placenta houses the precious, life-saving stem cells that can be used for treating a host…

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4 Great Ways to Keep Your Family Entertained During Lockdown

Disclosure: This is a collaborative post. Image Credit Pixabay.com License CC0 If you’re affected by a coronavirus lockdown or quarantine, you may have spent several weeks at home already. However, you may have several weeks more when you’re not able to go out and enjoy the things that you usually would.  For you, this may mean an opportunity for home improvements or a deep clean. However, the lockdown means no days out with the kids, no eating out, no cinema trips, and so much more.  If you’ve got kids, they’ll no doubt be getting restless around now.  You may have…

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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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