How to travel with a chronic illness

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Travel should be enjoyed by everyone, but many people with chronic illnesses and disabilities choose not to. The trick to travelling with any medical condition, is to plan ahead and do your research to ensure that you have everything you need for a comfortable and happy trip. I have put together a quick guide to some of the things you will need to do, when planning a holiday with a chronic illness. Before you go Travel Insurance Travel insurance is… Continue Reading “How to travel with a chronic illness”

MadeGood’s Granola Bars – Review

MadeGood Granola Bars

I am always on the look out for tasty treats to put in the kids lunchboxes for school or during swimming gala’s, but often find myself restricted by school dietary rules. Last month I was introduced to a new product which has recently launched here in the UK – MadeGood’s granola bars which are made with dried fruits and whole grains in a facility free from the most common allergens including peanut, tree nut, soy, dairy, egg, fish, shellfish, gluten, and sesame,… Continue Reading “MadeGood’s Granola Bars – Review”

The added costs of being a single parent

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Being a single parent can be both rewarding and difficult. In a world where all the family deals seem to be marketed at households with two adults and two children, single parenthood can be that bit harder.  Finding affordable days out can be a challenge, whether you are a small family with one child, or a larger family like ours. One of my biggest tips on finding fun and affordable days out is to invest in passes such as the National Trust and English Heritage.… Continue Reading “The added costs of being a single parent”

Keeping your independence at home for longer

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Getting older is no fun, but sadly happens to us all, eventually. As our loved ones aged, they may have already downsized their family home once their kids fled the nest and the thought of making another move would be scary and often unnecessary option, as there are a few adjustments to the home that can make staying there easier. With the advance of technology, there many home improvements that can be made to make life easier, such as updating… Continue Reading “Keeping your independence at home for longer”