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Do we really make the most of maternity leave?

Do we really make the most of maternity leave?

As a new mum, the option of maternity leave might be a stretched out time in your life that feels like ages, but let me assure you, that time goes quickly. Whether it is six weeks, three months, six or twelve months or even longer that you get to take off with your little one, do we really make the most of it? I don't feel like I did with both of my maternity periods. I wanted to discuss some of the things you could do during your maternity leave to better ourselves and enhance our life in some way for the future. If you are on maternity right now, I hope that this gives you some ideas and inspiration. VIEW the POST

Tips for having fun with your fellow mums

Tips for having fun with your fellow mums

Raising a young family is a stressful and complicated process. That is why you need to have plenty of people that you can rely on when times get tough. Otherwise, you may find it a real struggle to cope with the demands of being a parent. When you are establishing your social circle, it is especially important that you find people who can understand your situation. This will help you to avoid judgement or unsolicited and unhelpful pieces of advice. If you are determined to strengthen the connection that you share with your fellow mums, you will need to put the work in. Below are seven tips to help you make this happen.VIEW the POST

How a Professional DJ can offer cutting edge entertainment to your party

When you plan a party, you want it to be flawless. What are the important aspects of a successful party, have you wondered? The most important factor is that a party should be making happy memories for guests and hosts to remember for a long time to come, or in some cases (like a wedding) even for life! A Professional DJ can help this become a reality! Delectable spreads of eatables are surely a huge attraction. But would guests eat all the time? Of course not! Herein comes the entertainment factor. And the soul and life of an entertainment programme is usually a DJ.

4 Products that are perfect for anyone who is always in a rush

4 Products that are perfect for anyone who is always in a rush

If you are an extremely busy person, it may start to feel as though there just aren’t enough hours in the day. Dealing with excessive amounts of stress can be extremely bad for your physical and mental wellbeing, which is why you need to take control. Make sure that you are doing everything in your power to optimise the way that you are spending your time. One way for you to do this is to think carefully about your purchases. Below are four products that are perfect for anyone who is always in a rush.VIEW the POST

Exciting children’s stories from Julia Donaldson

Exciting children’s stories from Julia Donaldson

We recently received two fabulous children's stories written by Julia Donaldson: The Ugly Five and Zog and the Flying Doctors. They are both brilliant books and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, the kiddies recognise the drawings from The Gruffalo. I love seeing them excited to read a story and listen to the conversation that they have between them. It sparks off their imaginations.  VIEW the POST

5 steps for moving to an area that is good for your kids

When you’re moving home, there are a lot of important factors that you need to take into consideration. This is especially true if you’re raising a young family. If you’re moving outside of your local area, you’ll need to make sure that your new location is suitable for your children. To move home is an extremely expensive process, it can also cause a large amount of upheaval for your family. That is why it is so vital that you make the right decision. Luckily, there are ways for you to take control of the situation. Below are five steps for moving to an area that is good for your kids.