Housekeeping and cleaning tips

tips for car booting

Tips for Car Booting

The spring is well upon us and after all that spring cleaning we can often find we have a surplus of stuff we no longer really want or use. With the car boot season having sparked into action what better way of earning a bit of cash and letting your stuff go to a good

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Are We being Too Clean

Are We Too Clean?

Earlier this month researchers in Belgium suggested that the use of bleach as a cleaning product could actually cause more harm to children’s health than it prevents. In a study involving more than 9,000 schoolchildren from Spain, the Netherlands and Finland, researchers concluded that a 20% increase in risk of flu and a 35% higher

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Declutter for your own sanity

Declutter for your own sanity

You don’t have to be secret hoarder for your home to feel cluttered. Sometimes it’s simply the day-to-day accumulation of stuff that creeps up on you. Before you know it, your living space has shrunk; you are surrounded by clutter that invades your mind at every turn. Clearing your home and sorting through your belongings

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Living with Bipolar

Living with Bipolar

Bipolar disorder affects a huge number of people in the UK, with one in twenty being on the spectrum and 1%-2% of the population having a diagnoses of it. With these stats in mind, it’s important to find ways to support yourself or others to live well alongside this condition. Information is power! Educate yourself

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Creating a peaceful home

Creating A Peaceful Home

Ah! Peace and quiet! For parents this dream is about as far from reality as you can get. From crying babies to the thud of music from a teenager’s bedroom, the family home is rarely a haven of peace. But fear not poor parents – there are ways to promote a sense of tranquillity in

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Plants and flowers that are harmful to pets

Plants and flowers that are harmful to pets

As the weather warms up and we emerge from the gloom of winter it’s nice to spend time outdoors. The same is true for our pets. Our cats will choose to go exploring instead of curling up by the fire, our dogs will happily romp about sniffing everything in sight. And that’s where the problems

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