Cinema, TV and theatre

Making new friends

Making new friends

True friends are special. They make you laugh, understand where you’re coming from and are always there for you. However, friendships often change over time and if you’ve moved to a different area or feel you’ve grown apart from your old mates then making new friends can seem like a bit of a challenge. While

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Finding A Good Babysitter

Finding A Good Babysitter

Whether you have an important interview or are in need of a long overdue adults-only night out, finding the right babysitter can be tricky. Many parents are lucky enough to have friends and family nearby who are willing and trusted to look after their children. But others don’t have the same family support network living

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Cheap school holiday fun

Cheap school holiday fun

The school summer holidays are now upon us and the thought of keeping the kids entertained for six to seven whole weeks can have parents tearing their hair out. Fret not though, as we’ve come up with some ideas for cheap and cheerful school holiday fun. Go out to play One of the wonders of

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Eating out without breaking the bank

Eating out without breaking the bank

Sometimes it’s nice to go out for dinner as a special treat or even just because you don’t fancy cooking. But it can be expensive, especially if the kids are eating with you too. However, it is possible to dine out without breaking the bank, you just need to plan your outing before you set

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Children's birthday parties on a budget

Children’s birthday parties on a budget

From skiing to paintball, children’s birthday parties seem to have taken on a life of their own in recent years. The rise of social media lets everyone see what lengths parents have gone to, giving their kids an all expenses spared party and so the ante has been well and truly upped. However, a great

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Cutting Cinema costs

Cutting Cinema costs

Taking the family to the cinema can be a costly exercise, especially if the movie of choice is a new release. If you don’t go regularly, there is the temptation to make it a whistles-and-bangs treat and go all out on the popcorn, snacks and drinks. But there are ways of keeping your costs down

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