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How Can Families Best Work Together?

How Can Families Best Work Together?

There are many different types of families as well as different styles of parenting. The family in which your child grows up will have a big influence on how well your child will cope with situations, relationships and living as well as how they will bring up their own family in the future. Make time […]

Communication Skills For A Strong Marriage

Communication Skills For A Strong Marriage

As we all know, communication is fundamental in our relationships. Our childhood and upbringing has a lot to do with how we communicate. If we grew up in a family where discussion meant debate it is likely that you will talk very differently than if you grew up in a family where discussion meant sharing […]

5 Tips For Effective Listening

5 Tips For Effective Listening

Genuine listening has become a rare gift—the gift of time. It helps build relationships, solve problems, ensure understanding and resolve conflicts. Yet, why is it we seem to devote less and less time to really listening to one another? If your goal is to fully understand and connect with the other person then listening effectively […]

10 Tips On How To Speed Clean

10 Tips On How To Speed Clean

  Strapped for time? We are mums of course we are strapped for time! Here are 10 great tips to help you get organised and get the most amount of cleaning done in the shortest amount of time! 1. Keep Supplies Together: Have quick easy access to your tools and supplies. 2. Have some Cleaning […]

10 Tips For Keeping Peace In The Home

10 Tips For Keeping Peace In The Home

Isn’t it true that so many big arguments begin with small comments? Have you started a conversation on friendly terms, then wound up in some kind of dispute that you didn’t anticipate? Consider these helpful tips: 1)   Is it a good time? Think about whom you are speaking to and whether it is a good […]

10 Ways To Keep The Romance Alive In Your Marriage

10 Ways To Keep The Romance Alive In Your Marriage

Do you remember the first time you held hands? Or the first time He said “I love you”… It is possible to keep that romance alive each day with the love of your life! Here are some tips on how: Date night I have heard many couples say this, but it is easier said then […]

How To Clean The Whole House In 5 Minutes

How To Clean The Whole House In 5 Minutes

You get a call from a friend saying their will pop over in 15 minutes for a surprise visit. Try not to panic (if possible)!!! You look around and wonder how to get the mess clean in a matter of minutes. Some tips to help you are to start at the beginning and do as […]

15 Magic Cleaning Tricks Using The Power Of Vinegar

15 Magic Cleaning Tricks Using The Power Of Vinegar

1. Scissor cleaner Wipe scissors down with a cloth dipped in full-strength white vinegar. Unlike soap and water, vinegar won’t ruin the blades or rust the metal. 2. Gooey stickers Rub some vinegar onto the sticky area of a product, let it sit for 5 minutes, and then wipe it away. Vinegar will break down […]

Clean Your Whole Bathroom Using Just A Grapefruit

Clean Your Whole Bathroom Using Just A Grapefruit

  4 Easy Steps to Clean Your Shower and Bath with A Grapefruit: They don’t taste great so thank goodness they have another use! Here are 4 easy steps to clean with a Grapefruit: 1. Halve Grapefruit: 1 medium grapefruit should clean your entire bath or shower. 2. Sprinkle with Salt: Using 1 grapefruit half […]

10 Ways to Clean Your Whole Home Using Just a Lemon

10 Ways to Clean Your Whole Home Using Just a Lemon

  10 Ways To Clean Your Whole Home Using Just The Humble Lemon!   Cut a lemon in half and place one or both halves in the cutlery rack. Clean and deodorise your chopping boards by rubbing them with lemon juice. Clean your drains by sprinkling some bicarb soda in the drain followed by some hot lemon […]