How to Cope with Divorce

Mar 29 2019

Nobody goes into a marriage planning for divorce, but it’s an all-too-common outcome. While you might have experienced the very worst of relationship breakups in the past, divorce is very different. There are obligations and legal matters to take into account, and it can be all too easy to fall into unhealthy ways of coping. No matter how long you’ve been married for, where you live, or the reasons for your divorce, there are some healthy and proactive coping strategies that can help smooth the entire process and make it easier for you to start moving on and looking to the future. While nobody will expect a divorce to be emotionally easy, these coping strategies could help more than you think.

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Festival Season is Almost Upon us – Are you Prepared?

Mar 29 2019

I am not a camper but I love music festivals and outdoor gigs. Camping during the festival season can be an exciting experience, especially for young children as it means there is so much more space to explore. Taking the family on an outdoor festival in the wild may seem daunting. But with a little planning and expectation, you’ll be able to enjoy a stress-free camping trip. So, if you’re thinking about taking your little ones on a camping holiday, stay prepared and use this guide to help you.

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Laundry tips for time-deprived parents

Mar 28 2019

I have always wondered how much laundry other parents do because in my household I end up running the washing machine at least four times a week. My son has PE at secondary school three times during a school week, plus tennis, football training so a lot of sporting kit has to be washed on top of the uniform – a 12 year old boy sweats a lot! Add to that my own sports’ clothing (for fencing and football) and all the extra clothes I like changing all the time (wink), I often find myself overwhelmed by the laundry duties. That without including the hanging of the clothes afterwards (because let’s face it, the dryer is terrible and leaves the clothes badly wrinkled) as well as putting the things back in the drawers. Phfew! Now you see what I mean… 

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