Dreaming of a lotto win

When I was 18 I remember being absolutely certain one week that I was going to win the lottery, all week I just knew that it was my time. I had already spent it out in my head I saw myself booking a flight straight out of the country and going off on a big adventure. I told everyone I was going to win, Friday came I got myself a lucky dip just one that’s all I needed in my gut it was a sure thing. Saturday morning came I did the old teletext to check my numbers (remember that bad boy)…

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Abroad with the Kids: Stress-Free Getting Around

I am yet to go abroad with all three of the girls as yet, it is on the list for 2017 until then I have been doing my homework looking for the best family spots and getting tips! Here is a guest post with a ton of tips on getting around stress free with children when abroad. If you’re planning to travel abroad with kids in tow, it’s always good to have a game plan for when it comes to how you’re going to get around your destination. Although many families abroad like to stick to the ‘safer’ places such…

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Garden makeovers

Summer has made it’s big arrival in the last couple of weeks and I for one am loving having the sun around, you wont catch me moaning about it being ‘too hot’. We have also had the less welcome arrival of chicken pox.. yay! The girls seem to be over the worse of it but we are limited to where we can go so the next week the garden will be in good use. It’s got me to thinking about what I would like to change about my garden or how my dream garden would look. Firstly it would be…

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5 Tips For Moving House With Kids

Moving house is a stressful time for anyone let along with you throw kids into the mix, I have been day dreaming about my dream home for so long now thinking about the potential moving process again hasn’t even sunk in! Today I am brining you a guest post from Greenaway Residential sharing 5 top tips for moving house with children. When it comes to moving house there are so many things that you need to take into consideration. When moving house with children this list doubles, starting as early as telling the children that they will be moving if they are very…

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Mindfulness for Stress

Mindfulness is the practice of being aware in what you are thinking and feeling, together with a consciousness of what is going on in the outside world. It teaches us to link with our inner thoughts and emotions, and helps us to establish our boundaries, learning to have self-respect and more compassion and empathy for others. Mindfulness is a fairly new skill being taught in several schools across the country, educating children and adolescents to connect with their feelings so that they can express them outwardly, instead of internalising them and creating negative thought patterns or potential issues with anxiety…

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