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Say ‘I Do’ to getting your kids involved in your Wedding Day

Say ‘I Do’ to getting your kids involved in your Wedding Day

It was once tradition for couples to tie the knot before they even thought about having kids. Back then, marriage happened before couples even lived together, and those first post-marriage years were spent in the honeymoon period of new love. Now, with an average 66% of married couples living together before they say ‘I do,’ and with around 40% of children born outside of wedlock, it’s fair to say that things are changing to make weddings a more family-oriented affair. I would love to do my Wedding Day again and involved the children. VIEW the POST

8 Engaging ideas on how families can bond

8 Engaging ideas on how families can bond

Family bonding time is what makes family life so special. Sometimes, it can be challenging to try and think of new activities that the family can do together. Here are eight ideas on how families can bond: from family photoshoots to family board games, these activities will bring your family closer than ever before. VIEW the POST

Reasons to pursue mediation in family conflicts

Deciding to get a divorce cannot be an easy choice. Friends of friends are going through this or have done and it sounds like a very stressful and emotional time. When you get to this stage, you know that this is merely the first of many life-altering changes you will make before it’s over. However, if you have children, it becomes a whole lot more troublesome to deal with. The last thing you want is your kids getting in the middle of it all!

7 Family Summer fun indoor activities for some quality time

7 Family Summer fun indoor activities for some quality time

Spending time with your family is pretty important to help you de-stress and remind you of the close bond you share with your loved ones. In fact, quality time with family is associated with improved mental and physical health and a boost in self-confidence. However, with the kind of busy lives we lead, it is natural to not be able to make a lot of time. This is why it is a good idea to avail any and every opportunity you get and make the most of it. Also, with the English weather you always need an alternative, so Summer fun indoor activities are essentials. VIEW the POST

How to make family mealtimes simple

How to make family mealtimes simple

In many homes, dinner is the one time of the day where the whole family comes together and spends time in each other’s company. Family mealtimes are the ideal time for everyone to share their news and chat about their day. However, sometimes the reality of family mealtimes fails to match this expectation. For many parents, dinner can be a source of stress. When you have a hectic schedule and have had a difficult day at work, finding the enthusiasm to decide what to cook can be challenging. If your kids decide that they don’t want to eat the dinner that you have just spent time preparing, mealtimes can become even more stressful. But, mealtimes do not need to be this way; these tips should give you some ideas on how to make family meals simple and far less stressful for everyone: VIEW the POST

4 Considerations for unexpected pregnancies

I have had many friends over the years find out that they’re pregnant, but they hadn’t planned that. Dealing with an unexpected pregnancy during an uncertain time in your life will bring a lot of shock and confusion. There will be instances when you won’t know how you should handle the news and may not make the right decisions for you and your unborn child.  This post isn’t to assume that unexpected pregnancies means unwanted babies, albeit sometimes this does happen.