What Types of Fostering Placements are Available to You?

Heart and Home

Fostering comes in several different forms. Fostering can, therefore, be seen as an umbrella term for broadly similar types of care. All placements have in common the home and family environment where care is nurturing and focused on the child’s needs and development. Let’s look at the different types of fostering placements, and the types of foster carer they are best suited to. Types of Foster Care Placements Foster care placements are designed to suit the needs of the child… Continue Reading “What Types of Fostering Placements are Available to You?”

How to hunt for a job when you’re 15¾

Job Hunting

Job hunting is stressful at any age, but when you are a school leaver it is extra daunting. Kian finished his GCSE’s last week and now his thoughts have turned to finding a summer job. Well, when I say his thoughts, it is something his Dad and I both think is important for a number of reasons. a) We cannot afford to fund his summer holiday activities b) It teaches and instills a good work ethic c) It looks good… Continue Reading “How to hunt for a job when you’re 15¾”

A Tumble Drier Worry!

Yesterday I had an engineer out to repair my washing machine, which ironically I had fixed myself by emptying the filter but it is good to check these things. He did however, look concerned when he spotted my Tumble Drier and advised me to check safety.hotpoint.eu to see if it was one of the models that had been affected by a product recall for Hotpoint / Indesit and Creda Tumble Driers. Sadly on imputing the model number and serial number I… Continue Reading “A Tumble Drier Worry!”

The Britax “Bin the Booster” Campaign

Britax Trifix

Britax’s ‘Bin The Booster’ campaign is back urging parents to travel safely this summer as alarming footage by Britax shows the lifesaving benefits of highback boosters Returning after the success of the previous two years, leading child safety brand Britax has launched its 2015 ‘Bin the Booster’ awareness campaign. This nationwide campaign, supported with powerful crash test footage, urges parents to get rid of any booster cushion seats they might have and opt for highback boosters with head and side impact… Continue Reading “The Britax “Bin the Booster” Campaign”

Tyre Safety Advice for Parents


Hello everyone! I’m Ross Miller, an expert in tyre safety. I have always had a passion for cars and have a keen interest in cars, Formula One, auto parts and writing. I understand how incidents from reckless driving to tiny carelessness can cost a life and hence am writing about the safety measures mums can take while driving! The last thing that any mum wants when on the road is a tyre blowing out which can be extremely nerve-wrecking for… Continue Reading “Tyre Safety Advice for Parents”