Ideas for recording your family story

3 ideas for recording your family story

How much do you know about your family story and your family's history? As you get older you might find that you get more of an urge to start collecting information about your family.  To safeguard the history of your relatives and their stories for fu ...

Plan a Christmas party to remember

Planning a Christmas party to remember

It feels a bit strange talking about Christmas already, but it has a sneaky way of creeping up on us each year.  Even though we know it's coming, the festive season seems to come around so quickly. There's always so much to sort and organise, but also ...

Ways to future-proof your home

5 ways to future-proof your home

If you own your own house then you probably spend a lot of time (and money) making it look the way you want. You also most likely put a lot of thought into making your home work well for you and your family.  You choose furniture based not only on how ...

Back to school after lockdown

Preparing for back to school after lockdown

Around this time of year, every year, us parents start planning for back to school. It's pretty much the same every August - working out what items of uniform the children have grown out of, getting feet measured for new school shoes, booking spaces in ...

Ways to plan a road trip with kids

How to plan a road trip with kids

A long road trip can be agony if you don’t have a plan in place to keep the kids occupied. They’ll get bored, and then they’ll seek to occupy themselves – often in ways that you might not appreciate. To save yourself from a nightmare that stretches fo ...

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Living Arrows 2020 – 33/52

I know this is such a British thing to talk about, but I cannot believe the weather we had last week! The children and I got up and out to the park by 9 on Wednesday and it was already almost unbearably hot.  We were only there for about an hour and a ...