November 27, 2015

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“My First Night with Leukaemia” – A Guest Post from my Golden-Haloed Sibling

    Friday the 13th proved itself a bugger this month. Never one for being overly - or even slightly superstitious - it wasn't until a couple of days later that I realised the irony of … [Read More...]


5 space saving tips for big families

    Room can quickly run out for big families, what with kids toys, highchairs, mobile tech and of course furniture to house everyone, space can be tight – especially when everyone’s … [Read More...]

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How To Prepare Your Garden For Winter

  Winter has made a rather quick appearance this year, with a sudden cold snap in the last week or so. For gardeners, this means it’s time to pull all the stops out so you can get everything … [Read More...]

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Everything you need to know about home contents insurance

    Home contents insurance exists to cover the cost of possessions should they be lost, stolen or damaged by flood or fire. According to the Association of British Insurers (AIB), 76% … [Read More...]

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5 Reasons to Take a Family Holiday in Cornwall

    Cornwall is one of the most popular regions in the UK to enjoy a holiday with family.  There is a fantastic selection of experiences to share with your loved ones and you don’t … [Read More...]

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5 changes you should make today to feel happier and healthier

    Everyone goes through ups and downs in life, but there are some changes you can make right now that could help the lower points become far less frequent.   Swap smoking … [Read More...]


Travel Troubles: 3 Common Family Travel Problems, Solved!

    You have your itinerary well planned out, brought some games and entertainment for your kids, and packed all your travel must-haves, but do you have a way to manage the various … [Read More...]

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Dining in Portugal: 5 Restaurants You Need To Try

    It’s safe to say that your trip to Portugal will be complemented by beautiful, fresh seafood dishes, delicious wines and of course the country’s famous custard tarts – known as … [Read More...]

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Media Request: Families Wanted for New TV Show!

      Have you and your family ever dreamt of quizzing a celebrity? Asking the questions that your average TV host wouldn’t dare?   You might get the chance in this potential … [Read More...]


The ultimate guide for preparing your first holiday abroad with kids

    When you become a parent, leaving the house can be a task in itself, let alone gathering your brood and taking them on holiday. The good news is, with many travel companies now … [Read More...]


Advantages and Disadvantages of Home Education

    Home education is the educating of kids in a home, usually conducted by their parent. This allows the parent to give more personalised support to a child, either because they had … [Read More...]

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The Value of Sight

  Look around you. Take a long, good look around you. Now imagine never seeing anything you are looking at right now, ever again. Not your home, not your surroundings, not your children's … [Read More...]


Pancreatic Cancer: Do You Know the Signs?

    As we all know, Friday the 13th is traditionally thought of as the day of bad luck. What it also marks today is World Pancreatic Cancer Day, the day that the charity Pancreatic … [Read More...]

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7 Budget Garden DIY Ideas For This Autumn

    The end of summer doesn’t mean you have to lock your tools in the shed and abandon your outdoor space for a year. Autumn is the perfect time to get out in the garden and take … [Read More...]

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The Disney Debacle: A Resolution and a Lesson Learnt

    Earlier this week I posted about how Disney's PR team uninvited our family to their Christmas Party press event a day before we were due to attend. This was after we had confirmed … [Read More...]