How parents with different religions can raise children successfully

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Not so many years ago, the idea that two people from different religious backgrounds might marry was shocking to many families. Now, it’s increasingly commonplace. As a result, more and more people are encountering the challenges that raising children in a religiously mixed family can bring. It’s a situation in which relatives are often unhelpful, but the number of people facing it means that you don’t need to feel isolated. Relationship experts have an increasingly clear idea of how you… Continue Reading “How parents with different religions can raise children successfully”

Shopping Tips for Expectant Parents: What to Look for When Buying Your Baby’s Car Seat

Sebastian car seat

With almost 1.3 million people dying in road accidents every year, it’s no secret that car seats are seen as an essential component of any parent’s car. However, some may see car seats as an inconvenience and don’t take them seriously enough, simply by underestimating how important they actually are to a child’s safety when on the road. Buying the right car seat for both your child and the type of vehicle you have is vital, and is likely to… Continue Reading “Shopping Tips for Expectant Parents: What to Look for When Buying Your Baby’s Car Seat”

Eliza’s My Little Pony Craft Party

For her last two birthday’s, Eliza has had a princess theme with her favourite princesses coming to her party to play games with her and her guests. Although she toyed with the idea of having princesses again, this year she decided she wanted to do something different and decided upon a My Little Pony party. Now getting Rainbow Dash and crew to turn up to a party just was not going to happen, so we got our thinking caps on.… Continue Reading “Eliza’s My Little Pony Craft Party”

A pre-spring clean clear out


I had a massive declutter before Christmas, but with a mass of new toys arriving thanks to Mr S. Claus we are falling over stuff again and it is only going to get worse with all Eliza’s birthday presents. In a bid to make some more room, I have already emptied and sorted the craft drawers, throwing out old pens and pencils and making sure that everything is organised, unlike the normal ‘shove it in and hope the drawer will… Continue Reading “A pre-spring clean clear out”

Are traditional wedding anniversary gifts a thing of the past?


When it comes to wedding anniversary gifts, we all know it’s silver for 25 years and gold for 50 years but are these traditional gifts a thing of the past? I remember the excitement of buying a gold anniversary present for both mine and Hubby’s grandparents. We didn’t stretch to buying them gold ourselves and went for some personalised engraved glassware and a personalised porcelain plate, although we know they treated each other to something more traditional. Times have changed though.… Continue Reading “Are traditional wedding anniversary gifts a thing of the past?”