What we did at half term (on …

  Situation Money is tight, food is increasingly expensive and my son goes through his clothes and shoes so fast I can barely keep up. We…

February’s Thrifty Families Blog Carnival

Hello everyone ’tis the month of Love and I am delighted to invite you all over to my (fairly) new blog to see this months…

Save money on your family holiday this …

This is a guest post from moneysupermarket.com During January we are bombarded with images of holidays, imagining ourselves lying beside a pool with a cocktail in…

Win: 1 of 5 copies of The Parent’s …

*comp now closed and winners notified* I don’t know one parent who doesn’t want to give their child the best start in life….. We strive…

Top 5 Useful Family Gadgets For Your Home

sponsored guest post form Anna de Winter Since the first days of science fiction, when consumers were beguiled by images of amazing time saving home-helpers…

Thinking ahead to budget Holidays : Cool Camping

I urge you to borrow this book form your libraey or get hold of  a copy somehow it’s ACE! Cool Camping – Kids According to…

How to teach kids Delayed Gratification

Today – How to teach kids Delayed Gratification There is a famous old psychological assessment experiment where children are told to wait in a room…

How ‘responsible’ are your kids?

How responsible are your kids Do you give your kids jobs to do at home in order to earn some extra money, for their basic …

Five SIMPLE steps to a fabulously thrifty 2012

When it comes to food we all know less food in more energy out equals weigh loss. Money management is similarly simple.You need stratergy and will…

Resolutions for Quality Family Life in 2012

A lot of American self help books are about making more money in order to be happy. Whilst I agree money does make life easier…

Brand New Mobile Tracking App to Keep …

Mobile Tracking App to Keep Children Safe A ‘Sat Nav for Kids’ mobile app that allows parents to track their children’s location via their mobile has…

Storytelling Smories

Smories is an innovative nwebsite for children where they can watch short films of new stories being narrated by other children. It provides endless free…

5 ways to stop your child pestering you …

Don’t give in to pester power…not ever, not once. Or you will get it again and again and again. Once a child knows something works….…