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5 tips to get to sleep when going through the menopause

The menopause is an important stage in a woman’s life, a key time marking the end of their periods. This process typically affects women between the age of 45 and 55, with them often experiencing a range of symptoms. As the body adapts to a new normal, you may experience discomfort and unfamiliarity, which can in turn affect your quality of sleep. Whilst this is common, it can be far from pleasant, which is why we have compiled our 5 top tips on how to get to sleep when going through the menopause. Sometimes just knowing that other women are going through similar things can be really helpful.


Starting School, Tips for Parents – What I wish I knew before my children started school

Starting school, Tips for Parents is a round-up of all my and others’ precious knowledge of things that would have made that first day of school and subsequent days in the classroom so much easier. Looking back at my children’s education experience, there are so many things that I wish I had known before they started school: tips, tricks and things that made my life easier and helped me help them.


The Essential Skincare Guide for the Mature Mom

Our skin is constantly evolving. Everything from our environment to our nutrition and hydration to our hormones and genetics affects the skin. You may have noticed as you’ve gotten older that the skincare routine you had in your 30s and 40s is no longer serving you. Perhaps your skin feels extra dry or looks dull. Fortunately, you can enjoy radiant skin once again with the proper skincare routine and minor lifestyle tweaks.


Winter Driving Tips and Myths

Winter Driving Tips and Myths is a paid collaborative post with ATS Euromaster as part of their Winter Driving Myths Challenge but all thoughts and findings are my own.  Now is the perfect time to get your vehicle ready for the cold weather. If you don’t know we live in a pretty rural area and the husbeast travels a lot so we have learned the hard way the importance of making sure our cars are safe and reading before the temperature drops and road conditions become more dangerous.  Winter Driving Myths Before we get to the winter driving tips, it was time to do some myth busting. I admit that I have fallen more »

Getting prepared for Winter Driving - Winter Car Checklist

Perfect Gifts for Crafters 2

But what do you buy for a crafter? What could they possibly want? You don’t want to replicate what they already have. So I am going to share with you my tips and tricks on how to choose the perfect gifts for crafters for 2021. These gifts for crafty people are perfect for inspiring your maker friends—or grabbing for yourself! I adore crafting and I am not alone, so many more people realise that hobbies and crafts are key to a happy healthy lifestyle.


Let your kids help update your kitchen with peel and stick wallpaper 2

With everyone spending most of their time in their homes it has made everyone contemplate redecorating. Do it yourself home improvement projects have become very common and they are proving very favorable in understanding your home. Being locked inside their homes people have been appreciating their space and understanding the importance of it. Redesigning the interior of homes has become very common in making homes look like a sanctuary.


Peanut butter and Jelly Scones

Peanut butter and Jelly Scones is a paid collaborative post with SKIPPY® peanut butter to celebrate summer. So when I think of afternoons in the garden or picnics in the park, I always think of scones. They are a summer favourite and an English classic, so I decided to combine the classic American flavours of Peanut Butter and Jelly and create some delicious peanut butter scones to be served with seedless raspberry jam (or jelly as it is called in the US) using my boys favourite SKIPPY® peanut butter which is creamy and delicious.


Join the World’s First Children’s Assembly

Join the World’s First Children’s Assembly is a paid collaberative post. Every September members of the United Nations gather at the UN’s annual General Assembly in New York, where politicians meet to debate and decide on key issues that will influence world policies and thinking for decades to come. But what about the children who will have to live with the consequences of the decisions made by adult politicians? T This year the first-ever Children’s General Assembly launches to debate worldwide challenges and to challenge political thinking; all children are invited to participate and to put forward their ideas to create a better future.


6 Tips for Your Kid’s Bedtime Routine 2

Kids need a consistent bedtime routine whether they are newborns or teenagers. Bedtime routines consist of all of the things that you and your kid do to get them ready for bed. Putting on pyjamas, brushing teeth and turning down the lights are a few of the most common things that people do. You can also add a few fun rituals to the routine such as singing a special song or reading a story that helps your child relax. Setting up a routine takes a little work, but the effort is worth it when you check in on your kid and see them fast asleep within minutes.


How Students Can Save Money on a Sim Only Deal

SIM only deals are ideal for not just students, but just about anyone who does not wish to, or have the need to, waste money on unnecessary mobile phone expenses. That being said, since most students are usually a bit strapped for cash at times, SIM only deals can certainly prove to be quite a money saver for them. Let’s discuss the topic a bit more so that it becomes clear exactly how these deals can help students save money.


Simple Learning Games and Aids for Remote Learning

Remote Learning is hard, especially as we don’t have all the resources and learning aids that they are used to having in their classrooms at school. So I have pulled together some simple learning games and aids for remote learning that might help you and your kids whilst supporting them at home in their education.


Gifts people working from Home will really love 5

Gifts people working from Home will really love has been updated for 2021. I have been working from home now for 14 years and the husband has also worked from home most of the week since March this year, so I thought I would put together a gift guide for people that work from home – gifts that they will really love and appreciate, not ones that will go in the cupboard until they can re-gift them!


The best DIY Christmas Keepsake Decorations 1

I am a massive fan of Christmas keepsake decorations We have loads we have made over the years graduating from salt dough, to homemade clay and then to air dry clay and even microwave clay. I love having something which we bring out each year to remind us of christmases past, plus they make the best gifts for grandparents and godparents.


Let’s Bust the Top 7 Home Security Myths

Let’s Bust the Top 7 Home Security Myths is a collaborative post. Are you not sure whether a home security system is worth the time and money? Maybe you’re not quite sure if it’s going to be possible for you to afford a system, even if you wanted to. Either way, if you want to find out more about home security myths then you have certainly come to the right place.