Pros and Cons of Working From Home

workinghome Pros and Cons of Working From HomeThe amount of people in the UK working from home has had a large increase over the last few years with a report in 2014 showing that from 1998 – 2014, the amount of people working from home went from 2.9 million to a massive 4.2 million, but it is worth remembering that this figure includes both employed and self employed workers. If you are considering joining the other 4.2 million Brits who work from home, here are a few of the pros and cons that I personally have found since working from home. [Read more…]

Do I Need to Move House?

movingbox Do I Need to Move House?Moving house can be one of the most stressful things that we can do. Depending on the condition of your house, even getting it ready to go up for sale can be a pretty daunting prospect. So, we do well to ask ourselves, do I really need to move?  [Read more…]

Don’t Waste Time Waiting For Spring

wellies Don’t Waste Time Waiting For SpringWell, I don’t know about you, but here in Lancashire our “welcome to spring snow blizzard” wasn’t exactly what I had been hoping for. So, seen as though we are going to have to wait a little bit longer than usual to enjoy our beautiful season, here are a few ideas of how to make the most of our prolonged winter for you and the kids.  [Read more…]

Protecting Your Mobile from Malware

Mum taking a picture on her mobile phone Protecting Your Mobile from MalwareAs a mother to two boys, I take lots and lots of pictures of my kids. While I enjoy sharing some of them on social media sites and with my friends and family via apps like WhatsApp, I would also prefer it if these were the only people who saw some of the pictures I share. Because of this, the issue of privacy is something that I do worry about at times. [Read more…]

How to Prevent Your Children from Getting Head Lice

childwashinghair How to Prevent Your Children from Getting Head LiceWe all know that as soon as our children start school, they will most likely pick up every bug going! Now, we can try our very best to help prevent this by making sure that we give them a good healthy diet and that we teach them to wash their hands regularly. However, as much as we might try to prevent our children from getting poorly when they start school, it is pretty much inevitable that they will pick up something at some point.   [Read more…]