Children are keen to explore the world and pursue their interests. Even though we should admire the process of children finding their voices, all too often society chooses not to listen and instead tell children who they should be.
Interviews can be daunting even if you have spent hours preparing for them. The best way to structure your answers is, in my experience, the STAR approach which has increased my own success rate at interviews considerably.
Minimalism has moved out of its niche and become a major trend millions of people aspire to. Looking around, it seems there is always somebody decluttering and the internet constantly spits out pictures of lovely, thoroughly organised spaces. But is it realistic that we can all achieve that?
If you have quinces left over after making all the usual treats, I recommend having a go at making your own confectionery at home. Because who doesn't like a little sweet treat to go with a nice cup of tea or coffee?
This dish is a wintry showstopper. Duck breasts are an elegant main course any time; however, I would also urge you to consider this recipe as a time-saving alternative to a traditional Christmas dinner if you are celebrating in a small round.
We like to tell ourselves that society has come a long way in doing away with injustice - and in a way we have. However, looking around clothes shops and the toy aisles, somehow we are letting big companies influence our youngest with subtle messaging as to what they should like.
Quinces are a delicious but under-used fruit. Somewhere between an apple and a pear, they are too hard to be eaten raw, but they make a delicious jelly that's perfect for a Christmas breakfast... or as an awesome homemade holiday gift!
It's human nature to compare oneself to others. We all know that it can put our budgets at risk whenever we try to keep up with the Joneses. But reading personal finance blogs, helpful as they can be, aren't we just trying to keep up with others, too?
There is advice on how to prepare for a no-spend-month everywhere. Yet, emotionally, starting a new month knowing a percentage of your budget is off-limits can trigger a desire to spend.
If you are wondering if starting a family should be on your to-do list, you might not have considered these good reasons yet.
Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish's book has been around for a while (since 1980 to be precise). This article will give a brief overview of what this book covers and explore if the messages it brings across actually work.
They say raising children is expensive, and of course, they are right in the sense that big expenses are going to come your way for two decades at least. However, children are also brilliant teachers who might just unlock your potential.
Here's a few facts about Christmas that everybody actually knows: 1) It's expensive. 2) It happens every year. Yet somehow for the majority of us Christmas causes a massive spending spree that blows our budgets. This year I would like to share my new plan to combat credit card strain.
Including a toddler to the kitchen might sound messy and stressful, but it is a great way of teaching them great lessons for life that go far beyond the kitchen. It can also be some quality time spent that will set them up with great habits for life.
If you have only recently become aware of Swagbucks (like me), then you might be wondering if you can actually make a little money on the side through it. Because it does sound a little bit too good to be true, doesn't it? Although I've only joined a few weeks ago, I'd like to share my experience.
If you have a baby, you might be inundated with feeding advice. Maybe somebody has already suggested that you should get either "Baby-Led Weaning" or "The Baby-Led Weaning Cookbook" by Gill Rapley and Tracey Murkett. This is a little introduction to the books and my own experience with the approach.
If you have a tiny aubergine (eggplant), a mug of red lentils, some rice and some spices on standby, it doesn't matter if your fridge looks empty because you can easily turn that into an Indian-style curry extravaganza in 30 minutes or even less.