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Picnic Ideas For The Summer

Feast outdoors with family and friends. Summer is finally here! And what better way to welcome the sunshine than outdoor excursions with family and friends? Whether your haven in the sun is a park, beach, lake, forest or garden, make your time there extra special by having a picnic. Looking... more

We Are Family: A Conversation With Slummy Single Mummy

Today, when we think of family, no single image comes to mind. Nowadays, the typical family structure includes blended families, single parent families and same-sex parent families. With this in mind, we have asked parent bloggers in the UK to share their experiences raising their families in today's world... more

6 Effective Dog Odour Remedies

Top tips for eliminating dog odours.  No matter how much you adore them, your pooch is going to make the house stink. And that’s a bad smell you should get rid of instantly. Other than the dander, grime, dirt, hair, and the oh-god-what-did-they-eat situation, your pet dog has a... more

Are Dogs In The Office Really A Good Idea?

The pros and cons of having dogs in your office. The number of the dog-friendly offices has surged in recent years. Companies such as Google, Amazon and many more are happy to promote their pooch-friendly office space. While this is a huge draw for many pet owners and dog-loving folk... more

Eco-Friendly Spring Cleaning Tips For A Happy Home

Keep life simple and go green whilst you clean: Get our top tips for an eco-friendly spring clean that will leave your home fresh and a healthy, happy place to be! Eco-friendly ways to clean your home Spring cleaning your home shouldn't mean filling it with toxic chemicals - it... more

Tackle Your Spring Clean With Marie Kondo

Enter our raffle to be in with a chance to win one of the world-famous Marie Kondo “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying” books. **CLICK HERE TO ENTER RAFFLE** If you don’t know where to start this year’s spring clean, why not try the life-changing KonMari Method? With millions of people... more

Au Pair Tips: Why You Need A Contract And What It Should Say

Here is everything au pairs need to know about the au pair contract.         For the au pair experience to be a success, both the au pair and host family need to go in with their eyes open and with reasonable expectations. The best way of doing this is with... more

How To Help Your Children’s Seasonal Allergies

What you can do to prevent and alleviate the symptoms of your children’s seasonal allergies. At this time of the year parents everywhere are struggling to prevent the swollen eyes and itchy throats that accompanies their children’s seasonal allergies. With seasonal allergies affecting one in every five adults and children... more