Perimenopause Symptoms and the Pill
Health & Wellbeing

Perimenopause Symptoms and the Pill

We all know that it’s not easy to manage our health. We are faced with the constant pressure of making sure that we are eating well, exercising, and getting enough sleep. These are all things that can feel like an uphill battle sometimes. And now with the onset of perimenopause symptoms, many women are feeling …

Online card games - keeping our minds active!
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Online card games – keeping our minds active!

I remember playing Solitaire on our computer as a teenager. It was one of my favourite ways to pass the time when I was feeling a little bored or fed up! Back then, we didn’t have the gaming options that we have these days. We had dial-up internet that we couldn’t use if somebody was …

benefits of sage during menopause
Health & Wellbeing

The Benefits of Sage During Menopause

Sage is a herb that has been used for centuries to help with a wide variety of conditions. In the last few decades, it has been studied mainly for its ability to improve mood and reduce depression. It is also used as a treatment for menopause symptoms. Sage is a herb that has been used …

Free online games for all the family
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Free online games for all the family

Keeping the family occupied can be tricky, particularly if you’ve got wide age gaps between your children. But it’s something we’ve definitely got better at over the last twelve months. Spending more time stuck at home together as a family has forced us to try new things in order to keep everybody happy. We wanted …

Fun City Things to Do on a Staycation
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Fun City Things to Do on a Staycation

Taking time off to get away from work is the dream many people want.  Unfortunately, although most have unused vacation time available: most of us don’t have the money or time to travel.  Instead, we either bail on our vacation plans altogether or take time off and stay home and watch television.  These don’t have …

The impact of Covid-19 on the property market
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The impact of Covid-19 on the property market

It’s been over a year now since we all felt at least some impact from the Covid-19 pandemic. Not only has it impacted on our general health and mental wellbeing, but it’s also bit many of our finances too. Many businesses have been forced to close resulting in job loss or reduced income for millions …

Picking The Right School For Your Child
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Picking The Right School For Your Child

School is a crucial part of your child’s life, and getting them into the right one is a significant issue all parents face. Luckily, the guide below is designed to help make the whole process easier. Keep reading to find out more. Know the options. Number one of the list of things to do when …

How to be more confident this Summer
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How to be more confident this Summer

I am the first to admit that I really lack self-confidence. I think I must suffer from some kind of anxiety if I’m honest. I’m never happy with how I look and I always spend ages over-analysing every single conversation I have with people I don’t know all that well. But, this year, I’m really …

5 Budgeting Tips for Busy Mums
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5 Budgeting Tips for Busy Mums

As a family, we’ve been through some really tough times financially. We’re through them now (I hope) but when money was tight, I learnt to budget and I still do the same things now. You never know what’s around the corner, particularly at the moment. We are still in the midst of a global pandemic …