Is it better to save or book your dream holiday now?

Dec 10 2019

Are you planning a fantastic holiday of fun in the sun? Alternatively, you might be considering booking a late trip to Lapland this festive season. If so, you need to think about how you’re going to pay for it. There are two main options here. You can either borrow and buy now or save and go at a later date. So, let’s explore the benefits and weaknesses of both possibilities to find the right choice for you. 

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Teaching Children about Saving Energy

Dec 09 2019

Teaching kids can be difficult, but they aren’t as inept as many people think. They are growing and changing all of the time, and you will be surprised at what they can learn and how fast they can learn it. But one thing children have a hard time with is conserving. Kids don’t usually naturally save things. They eat what they have in front of them. They play with the toys they have. They cry when they are hungry and tired. Turning off the lights is not necessarily one of their concerns. However, it can and should be.

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Who said ‘football mums’ can’t be fashionable?

Dec 08 2019

I am a real football mother, i.e. a mum who plays football with other mums. But the expression ‘football mums’ is also given to mums that are particularly involved with their children’s activities. This is usually because they’re a full-time parent and or housewife whose role it is to maintain the home and the children. Some people prefer this lifestyle and we should not shame anyone who does. But you know how culture sometimes works, seeing football mums as the boring parent tends to take hold once enough people start to believe it. Thankfully, however, parenting has drastically changed over the last couple of decades especially. We’re now seeing a cultural shift thanks to social media whereby parents that are more involved with their children are seen as role models for other parents. It’s not to go too far and say that football mum has been made a cool job title, but it’s fashionable to be a parent that is confident in themselves, is intertwined with youth culture and makes the right fashionable choices when it comes to parenting.

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