Do Children’s Reward Charts Work?

kids rewards chart Do Children’s Reward Charts Work?I think that every parent and child out there can benefit from using a reward chart. Some children might have a few behavioural issues that their parents would like to iron out while other children might just benefit from the lessons that they learn from having goals and achieving them. [Read more…]

Saving Money on Home Furnishings

make your own home furnishings e1415106768153 Saving Money on Home FurnishingsI think it’s safe to say that most of us out there would love to spend a decent amount of money on home furnishings. This is because when we put the time and effort into decorating our homes the finishing touches really set off our designs. We don’t want to feel that all the sweat, blood and tears that we put into decorating have gone to waste by half-heartedly accessorising our rooms. [Read more…]

My kid’s shoes are costing more than mine!

kids wearing through shoes My kid’s shoes are costing more than mine!Hi everyone, today I just want to tell you about a little problem that has been bugging me and my husband for months.

My youngest son, Mali who is only 3 years old has been wearing through shoes literally within weeks! I mean how is this physically possible? I think I would understand it more if he was a big boy but he actually has quite a dainty frame (The poor little man takes more after me in his build instead of his 6’5” dad). [Read more…]

Great Storage Ideas for Your Kid’s Bedroom

boys bedroom storage Great Storage Ideas for Your Kid’s Bedroom Is it just me or no matter how much you have, do you ever really have enough storage?

This is especially true in your children’s bedroom. This is because you not only have to think about the amount of storage you will need but also the type of storage. Our children’s bedrooms are probably one of the most important rooms in the house. As parents we want to create a wonderful space for them, a place where they can play and learn, but also (and most importantly) where they can wind down and get a good night sleep. [Read more…]

5 Ways to Save Money on Food

save money food shopping e1412340136646 5 Ways to Save Money on FoodI think that every family out there can appreciate what a huge percentage of our outgoings can be taken up by food. We are a family of four and even though my boys are still very young (aged 5 & 3) they are constantly dwindling away the stock of food I have in the kitchen, I dread to think of what it will be like when they’re growing teenagers!

As much as I would love to tell you all an extremely well hidden secret of how to feed a family of four on next to nothing, I’m afraid that I still haven’t found that one out myself. However wherever there is a cloud there is a silver lining, savvy shopping can really save you money on your weekly food bills. icon smile 5 Ways to Save Money on Food [Read more…]