Bedtime milestones – from cot bed to house bed [AD]

October 4, 2019 10 Comments

Every parent will tell you that time passes so quickly, even though those early days (and nights) may feel like the longest. Before you know it your little bundle of joy is reaching milestone after milestone. Whilst some of these milestones will look forward to more than others such as walking and talking, over cutting new teeth and possibly even potty training.

4 Things to do Before Winter Arrives

September 25, 2019 No Comments

Winter is on the way, which means that the colder weather is just around the corner. During the winter of 2018, even parts of the UK that rarely have snow found themselves with a thick covering of the white stuff. This severe winter weather created widespread disruption across the UK. Whether there will be more snow this winter remains to be seen, but it certainly makes sense to be prepared for whatever this winter has in store.

How to get kids interested in gardening

September 24, 2019 No Comments

Getting your kids interested in gardening might seem like an impossible task. With all the distractions in the technical world, you might think simple activities like planting and weeding, watering and digging would be too old-fashioned. However, there seems an urgency, where getting our children out into nature could be a matter of improving their health and the health of the planet.

How to winter-proof your garden furniture

September 17, 2019 1 Comment

Whilst it’s difficult to accept that summer is drawing to a close, there are a ton of things to be getting on with before the bad weather and dark nights set in. Whether you’re squeezing out the last few drops of sun by enjoying your garden or battening down the hatches for the colder seasons, it’s undeniable that your garden & your lawn furniture need a little TLC to be prepared for winter.

Mowing the lawn with Flymo – I can do it too!

September 16, 2019 No Comments

It’s only in the last few years that we have had a garden to maintain as well as a house and of course, the children. I hold my hands up and admit that I’m not very green-fingered, which is a good thing really as I tend to come out in a rash whenever I hand freshly cut grass or hedges etc. Luckily What The Dad Said has taken to maintain the garden in his stride.

Essential Methods For Decluttering Your Home

September 9, 2019 No Comments

If you are a family, in a home with children and perhaps a pet, you will likely understand just how much stuff you can accumulate over time. It seems to come from nowhere. From little toys here to school materials there to hobbyist crafts over here and strange devices all around, it can sometimes feel as though your home is being taken over by some kind of mischievous entity that enjoys spawning odd belongings wherever you go.

5 ways interior design can be great for your peace of mind

September 2, 2019 No Comments

While there are some parts of interior decorating that can be stressful and painstaking, if you make decisions you are happy with you can relax later, knowing you have made the right decisions. If you can clearly picture an end result you want then even monotonous tasks can become satisfying. Read on for our top five ways interior design can improve your peace of mind.

Affordable Must-Haves for Home Security

August 31, 2019 No Comments

Home security is something that anyone should take seriously no matter where they live. With millions of break-ins happening each day, protecting your home can give you peace of mind knowing that you have a few safeguards in place. Unfortunately, the high price tag of some home security technology can make it feel impossible to bring it into your home. While it’s true that there are many high-end options, there are also a lot of great budget-friendly security solutions you can choose from.

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