Simple ways to make a home family friendly.

Simple ways to make a home family friendly.

  Mark and I are at the time of our lives where we’re adjusting to a large, empty house since our kids found their own places and left home. It’s a great opportunity to reevaluate the use of our home and yard, reassigning, redecorating and reorganizing to make our life easier and take advantage of some new …

Kids gone? Convert your kid-friendly garden to an adult-oriented retreat.

Convert your kid-friendly garden to an adult-oriented retreat.

  When you have small children, the backyard and garden are essential space for them to be free to run around and play.   The lawn can get torn up from all those soccer games and ride-on toys. The plants have been squashed and all things thorny (beautiful as they can be) removed for safety. …

A home should be a safe haven, is yours?

Check electricals and appliances

  Your home should be a safe haven for your family and it’s important to consider all possibilities.   There should be no risk of encountering any bugs or bacteria. There should be no hazards that could cause a nasty accident. You shouldn’t have to worry about whether your children are safe playing in their room …

Frugal family: How to save money on your monthly expenses.

Frugal Family: How to Save Money On Your Monthly Expenses

  It seems like every month there is more money going out of the home than is coming in through jobs and other means.   Unless you are willing to live in an area where you don’t have to pay for electricity or water, such as an island that has huts or an area where you …

It is possible! 4 strategies for improving your child’s nutrition.

4 strategies for improving your child's nutrition.

  You may remember the food pyramid, but do you really know if your child’s diet has been following the appropriate guidelines?   As a parent, you want your children to grow up healthy and strong, and a huge part of this is making sure they eat the right foods. While they may change depending …

How to help your kids deal with an auto accident.

How to help your kids deal with an auto accident.

  Ever been involved in a fender-bender or car accident?   Accidents are never fun to deal with and can cause physical and emotional trauma to all involved. Driving safety is something every new driver must learn when taking driver’s ed.   Teens can have a difficult time coping with a car accident, especially if …