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Autumn activities for the whole family

Autumn has arrived and the half term holiday is just around the corner, so you may well be thinking about autumnal attractions for you and your family, or pondering on somewhere new to explore. So we have a few suggestions for you that are sure to keep all ages enthralled and entertained…   For the younger ones: Pumpkin Week […]

By | October 21st, 2014|Family Life, Holidays|Comments Off on Autumn activities for the whole family

No Time For The Gym? 12 Simple Ways To Sneak Exercise Into Your Day

Many people really struggle to get to the gym frequently enough to maintain their health and fitness levels but with a few ideas and some forethought you can sneak exercise into your day, without barely noticing. Here's 12 ideas to start exercising easily everyday: Climb the stairs taking every other step to make your legs [...]

By | September 18th, 2014|Family Life, Time Saving|Comments Off on No Time For The Gym? 12 Simple Ways To Sneak Exercise Into Your Day

5 Easy, Creative and Healthy Packed Lunches

Kid's packed lunches can be one of the hardest things to keep varied and exciting, and satisfying for your children. As you take a break with the kids during the summer holidays, take time to plan for the autumn term. And why not try making some new combinations and ideas with the kids now to [...]

By | August 13th, 2014|Family Life|Comments Off on 5 Easy, Creative and Healthy Packed Lunches

8 Free Ways to Entertain Children During The Summer Holidays (London and Surrey)

Are you wondering how you’re going to fill up the 6 week summer holidays with fun activities for your children without breaking the bank? Are your children already asking what you’re going to be doing and relaying the exciting plans of all their friends with envy? If so, you’re not alone! It’s a dilemma many [...]

By | July 15th, 2014|Family Life, Holidays|Comments Off on 8 Free Ways to Entertain Children During The Summer Holidays (London and Surrey)

How to prepare for a stress free family holiday

  A family holiday is a very special time in the year when you want everything to run smoothly, but invariably there will be hiccups and challenges along the way, especially if they’re unforeseen. But in most cases, these problems can be avoided if you take time to prepare and plan. Although it might require a little more time up front, it’ll save you some big headaches once you arrived at your destination. Here’s our top tips and checks to help you prepare for a stress free family holiday abroad: […]

By | June 11th, 2014|Family Life, Holidays|Comments Off on How to prepare for a stress free family holiday

15 Ways To Support New Parents Without Being Overbearing

It’s always an exciting time when a new baby is brought into the world – whether you’re becoming a grandparent, aunt or uncle or are just friends of the new parents. It’s a time for celebration and lots of cuddles with the baby. New parents will be revelling in the joy of finally being able to hold their baby in their arms, however they will also be facing some new challenges – feeding, sleepless nights and getting used to life with a new focus. The first few weeks are especially full on, and as family and friends you can be a great help and support as they adjust and enjoy parenthood. We’ve 15 ways to support new parents without being overbearing and interfering: […]

By | May 2nd, 2014|Family Life|Comments Off on 15 Ways To Support New Parents Without Being Overbearing

Moving House: Top 10 Easy Packing Tips and a Bonus Printable Checklist

  Moving house is one of the most stressful things you can do during your life, as there’s so much to consider, organise and manage – and there’s so much room for things to slip through the net if you don’t stay on top of everything. Which is why we’ve compiled our top ten easy packing tips, plus compiled a bonus checklist for you to download and print to ensure you are organised and on top of everything during your move. Our top 10 easy packing tips: […]

By | April 2nd, 2014|Moving House|Comments Off on Moving House: Top 10 Easy Packing Tips and a Bonus Printable Checklist

Decluttering 101: Where to start and 9 tips to get your home clear in no time!

Spring clean season is approaching fast and whether you love or hate it, it’s a good time to declutter your home and your life and get a sense of space of focus back. The problem is knowing where to start and how to approach it without wasting time, which is why we’re sharing the decluttering 101 tips and tricks we’ve learned through helping our clients declutter their homes.   Where to start: Schedule a time for decluttering – either a whole weekend or a couple of Saturdays in a row. Don’t plan anything else during that time. If you have children, either get them involved or arrange a playdate away from the house so you can focus your attention on the task in hand. Get supplies in preparation: […]

By | March 2nd, 2014|Organisation|Comments Off on Decluttering 101: Where to start and 9 tips to get your home clear in no time!

10 simple ways to give yourself the gift of time

Time is free, but it’s also priceless – and finding ways to free up time in your day-to-day life can seem like an uphill climb. Today we’re helping you to give yourself the gift of time by passing on 10 failsafe tips we’ve learnt over the years: 1. Figure out your time wasters Where do you lose unnecessary time during the day? If you’re not sure – log your day for a week and see where you procrastinate or which tasks could be reduced, removed or delegated. Taking the initial time to look at this will save you time in the long run and help you keep yourself in check.   2. Learn to say no Say no to requests, invitations, tasks and opportunities where the time investment outweighs your enjoyment or the return. You don’t need to be a martyr and say yes to everything, its ok to be selfish sometimes too. […]

By | January 27th, 2014|Time Saving|Comments Off on 10 simple ways to give yourself the gift of time

Ski Holiday Packing Guide

As ski-season gets into full swing and many of you are off on your winter break, we have compiled a ski holiday packing guide and checklist for your winter sports holiday which you can print and tick off to ensure you have everything packed – from the important essentials to equipment and clothing, and not forgetting the last minute checks before you leave home. […]

By | December 12th, 2013|Holidays|Comments Off on Ski Holiday Packing Guide