Big family trips can be tremendous fun – if you plan well.

Big Family Trips Can Be Tremendous Fun...If You plan!

  If you’ve ever watched old holiday films, you’ll know there are plenty of movies that promote and celebrate the idea of the big family trip.   This could mean more than just taking your little family on a vacation or weekend away, but taking extended members as well like grandparents, cousins, uncles and others.   …

Fantastic ways to add value to your home.

Fantastic ways to add value to your home.

  Everyone knows that property prices fluctuate.   One day they’re rocketing upwards and people rush to sell their homes, but before they know it the market’s turned, and house prices are plummeting further downwards than they have before.   In short, the property market is a very fickle beast, and you can’t rely on it being …

6 tips to stay healthy during your holiday travels this year.

6 tips to stay healthy during your holiday travel.

  The most festive and wonderful time of the year can be hard on your health.   From parties to cold weather to congested Christmastime travel, there’s so much that can veer you off course — or knock you off of your feet entirely.   Fortunately, we’ve gathered the following six tips to stay healthy during your …

That old saying is so true: You reap what you sow.

Farming at sunrise.

  Mark and I spent a lot of years raising our kids. We’ve been through all the usual frustrations, worry and wonderful happy moments that come with raising kids.   But, as the old saying says, “You reap what you sow.”   I’m sad to say Erin and Stuart are no longer kids. Erin is …

Teens driving siblings: What every parent should know.

Teens driving siblings: What every parent should know.

  If you have multiple kids and one of them has a driver’s license, there’s a good chance they’ll be interested in riding to school together.   This situation involves some complex issues, but if done right, having an older sibling drive younger siblings to and from school can be a perfect deal for everyone. …

Make sure they know who you are: Get your ID sorted out today.

It's important to get your ID sorted out today.

  There’s no doubting that the present is an exciting time to live in.   You’re sitting reading this on a computer, and it was written on another computer. If you wanted to, right now, you could go and read today’s news in Finnish. You might not understand it, but it would be there. Technology …