5 little ways to encourage kindness

5 little ways to encourage kindness

There is a quote I love from Mr Rogers that talks about how, in times of crisis and tragedy, when the news of full of scary stories, we should look for the helpers. In amongst all the chaos and sadness and fear there will always be helpers.  We'll alwa ...

How to get the kids to help around the house

How to get the kids to help around the house

While housework is happily no longer just the ‘woman’s domain’, trying to get the kids involved with the daily errands is still as big a challenge as ever. Somewhat understandably, in a battle between the Xbox and the dishwasher, there’s only going to ...

2019’s most popular family-friendly cars

2019’s most popular family-friendly cars

It often feels like having a family car is a must, rather than a luxury. It can make all those errands and shopping trips easier. And a car is a great help for getting the kids to and from school, music practice or sports classes. If you’re looking fo ...

Living Arrows

Living Arrows 2019 – 15/52

Last week was a big one for Rhys. He went on his first overnight trip with school.  They didn't go far, just to a place out on the Gower, so we all knew that if it came to it we could go and pick our children up if they really got upset about being awa ...

A job help child gain independence

How a job can teach your child to be independent

We do everything for our children. We protect them, provide for them, and support them. As our kids grow into teenagers, they need to find some independence in order to learn to care for themselves. In fact, it’s a natural part of child development. Kids ...

Energy-saving tips for this spring and summer

Energy-saving tips for this spring and summer

Your home heating usage and energy bills can be significantly reduced at this time of year. Read on for energy-saving tips for the coming months! Spring and summer have to be the nation’s favourite times of the year. The leaves are beginning to grow on ...

What to do after a bump in your car

What to do if you have a bump in your car

Having a bump or an accident in your car can be a frightening experience, especially if you are unsure about what to do next. Do you stay in your vehicle or get out? Do you need to call the police if it’s only a minor bump? What details should you exchang ...