A great smile has more than just the obvious aesthetic value, because if we have a great smile we feel better about ourselves and feel more confident.  Unfortunately, not everyone is blessed with a perfectly straight and healthy smile.  If you are one of the many people who suffer from issues with their teeth that affects your smile; then you know how depressing it can feel to not have teeth that you can show off.  In the past, if you wanted to fix your teeth by making them align properly and preventing overbite and other conditions...

In a family household, the bathroom has to cater for all ages and suit the needs of everyone. This means you have to plan out how the bathroom will look and what it will include very carefully. Focus on the Bath The most important part of any family bathroom is, without a doubt, the bath. You need a bath with plenty of space. When you have young children, and you have to sit with them while they use it, not having enough space around the bath can be a real problem. If you have the space to accommodate one, you should definitely think about...

The kids grow up too quickly. All mums know that, and all mums don’t like it because we will always think of them as our little babies. That is why I love to create as many memories as I can with my babies because you never know when they will be all grown up! One of my favourite ways to do it is to preserve their old toys and games. Maybe I shouldn’t admit it, but they spend so much time with their toys that it would like taking a small piece of their life away if I threw them out. To help you create some fantastic memories with...

This article looks at some great reasons behind why investing in a baby hamper can be a great helper in your nursery. Image by bashhampers via Flickr Nine months isn’t a great deal of time to prepare for something as wonderful and as life-changing as a baby. Once they come, everything starts to change as you make way for the new member of your family. We are certain that if you are an expecting parent, you are probably busy with last-minute preparations before the arrival of your little one comes and the nine months is up! You may be...

Us mummies know that children grow up far too quickly. One second they’re toddlers, the next they are teenagers. While we are always happy to see our children growing and thriving, for us, there is a sense of nostalgia that comes as our little ones start to grow up. As kids grow so quickly, I think that making memories with them is incredibly important. Making memories with your children isn’t just important for you, but also for them. We all have those fond memories of fun that we had with our parents, and it’s only natural that...

There’s a decent chance you’ll have a spare room in your house somewhere. Or an attic/basement that’s not being used to its full potential. Instead of letting so much space go to waste, why not convert one of these rooms into a playroom? It will be a perfect little place for your kids to play with their toys and let their imaginations run wild. Now, I know what you’re thinking. You think it’s going to be too hard to design a playroom, you’ve never done this before! Fear not, fellow parents, I’ve got some tips for you to make...

Life as a mother is hard. Nobody would dare say it isn’t. There are plenty of times when the job seems to get that much harder, though! It can be particularly tough during those times that your child needs the most attention for their own safety. We all know that looking after a newborn is the toughest job in the world. You have to feed them every couple of hours, change their nappies and get them clean. Newborns really take it out of you, because you have to be so vigilant. With little to no sleep, this is incredibly tough. Small babies...

Everyone seems to be jumping on the retro bandwagon these days, but kids just love a great game regardless of whether it’s fashionable or not. Active games like bulldog or learning how to play marbles are fun ways to keep them fully absorbed. They also make your life easier as you don’t have to worry about the pitfalls associated with lots of time spent online! Here are some fun ideas that will keep them occupied for hours… Bulldog – you don’t need any equipment for this game, and it will burn off tonnes of excess energy! One...

Kids love technology. Instead of TVs and video games, they find their entertainment on tablets and smartphones. But how do you make sure they’re staying safe online and utilizing those devices for more than just entertainment? Because apps tend to be a little more accessible than a web browser for children, it’s likely their online experience will start in that category. As parents and caregivers, it’s your responsibility to ensure your children experience a variety of activities. Not only that, but you’re the sole guarantors...

There’s no denying we’re living in a digital era­ ­– even our kids are now being described as ‘digital natives’. They know about superheroes from movies, not comic books, and Ofcom reports that more than a third of children aged between 5 and 15 own their own tablet computer. In between juggling work and family life, it’s not easy to find the time to lure the kids away from their video games. When was the last time you took the kids on a nature walk through the park, or play a board game? Do you even remember how to play...

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