Is university worth it? Here are my reasons why I regret not obtaining a university degree.
Here are six reasons why a teenager should get a part-time job.
My son is a student in the UK, therefore this article reflects the process of applying for UK universities and the experience likely to be gained from visiting on open days.
Spending quality time together as a family is important. Here are 6 simple ways to spend more time together with your family.
Looking for a new property? Read a list of 20 points to consider before making your decision.
What should you get for a recipient that is difficult to shop for? Find inspiration in this list of 17 unique gift ideas for the person who has everything.
What are your choices if you hate your new house? Learning not to hate it might be the easiest choice.
We have become used to reports of social media as a negative influence on our lives, but what about the other side of the argument? Here are five reasons why social media can actually have a positive effect if used in the 'right' way.
Could you be holding yourself back in your career and professional life? Read on to find out.
Christmas is supposed to be a time of happiness and magic, but for a struggling single parent, it can seem like another huge obstacle. Read on for tips on affording Christmas on a budget.
Travelling with children can seem extremely daunting for single parents, but I guarantee it can be done. It might even make for some of the most rewarding experiences with your little ones! These eight tips will help you make the most out of a vacation abroad with your kids.
Here is a selection of six special 18th birthday gift ideas for a son.
Considering trying your hand at writing greeting-card content? Read about my experience submitting poetry to Blue Mountain Arts and the end results.
Here is a non-exhaustive list of great party ideas to make any 10-year-old boy's birthday feel special.
Being a single mom is tough, and it's hard to make ends meet while also spending time with your children. Here are some ways to boost your income from the comfort of your own home.
Here's my experience working on the floor in a supermarket. What skills are needed, pros/cons, and more are shared.
This article discusses why getting a divorce when your partner comes out as gay is not as difficult as you might think.
Here's what happened when my long-term partner and father of my children came out.
Being a parent to an 11-year-old boy can be both a challenging and rewarding experience. Besides highlighting my experience raising one, I cover various topics you will encounter, including independence, girls, setting rules, friends, and the importance of family time.
Lego is, without question, one of the best toys for kids ever to be invented. In fact, on a recent poll it has been voted as the number one toy of all time. It's so easy to see why - it is versatile, fun and encourages creativity and imagination....
Very young children are often interested in playing board games, especially if they have older siblings to which they love to imitate. Board games are great for children's development, because they teach concepts such are sharing, analyzing and...
A toy garage would make a wonderful gift for a young child, and would appeal especially to a little boy. Most, my own included, are attracted to cars and all things that move, so would be delighted with somewhere to park all their vehicles and to...
Are you thinking about taking your family camping for the first time? Perhaps it is always something you have thought about doing, but never actually have. Perhaps you're not sure if family camping is really your thing - after all, the great...
This is my review of The Organic Pharmacy's line of skincare and beauty products.
When you consider drama clubs and classes for children, what conclusions do you draw? Do you think of a room full of confident, extrovert young people with ruthless ambitions for Hollywood or television? Has your own child expressed an interest in...
Two-year-olds are brimming with energy. Your two-year-old may be boisterous, full of fun and ready for some action. They have discovered there is a world outside your front door - an exciting world, ready to be explored. And it's certainly true that...