Birthday Gifts for the Modern Teenage Boy

Birthdays are a special occasion. There’s cake, celebrations, and of course, presents to think about. Teenagers can be a nightmare to buy gifts for. They definitely have their own likes and dislikes, but these can quickly change. If you know a teenage boy, it can be difficult to decide what to buy them for their birthday. There are some general guidelines for buying birthday presents for people. These will help. It is best to think about the boy’s personality, style and interests when deciding what gift they will like. Here are a few ideas to help: Fashion and Accessories Teenagers…

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My time at a Digital Drop-in with Post Office UK & Google Digital Garage

A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to be flown over to London, to attend a Digital Drop-in session that was being run by Post Office UK & Google Digital Garage. I wrote a post before the event, informing you where it was going to be & where to sign up if you were interested in attending. The digital drop-in session that I attended was held in the upper floor of the Hackney Library in London – which has the loveliest Children’s section might I add. With it’s smaller bookcases and colourful decor, it really did make me smile. In…

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Dealing With Kids, Work, and Your Significant Other: A Balancing Act

Being a mother can be a thankless job at times with everyone wanting something but nobody wants to help out. Those mothers that also have a full-time career have quite the balancing act on their hands. The balance between maintaining a thriving career can take its toll on the family if not managed properly. Kids and a career are both things that need a lot of time and attention. Your significant other can be lost in this so maintaining a healthy relationship with them as well needs to be a priority. The following are tips that will allow a mother…

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Getting more digitally confident with a Post Office Broadband Digitial Drop-In

In this day & age, we’re almost expected to know our way around the digital world – and we do, to a degree! But that digital world is so fast-paced and forever evolving that sometimes it can be hard to keep up. Being a blogger its sort of ‘our job’, I guess you could say, to keep up with the ever-changing digital age. But even I don’t know everything and it was lovely to be invited along to London to attend a Digital Drop-In which is run by Post Office Broadband & Google lately, to see what it’s all about.  This…

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Car seat safety with the mifold ‘Grab & Go’

We are non-drivers, so whenever we take taxi rides it always makes me a little nervous – mainly because having to lug around a car seat while doing my shopping with the children isn’t exactly ideal! However, being driven in any family members cars, Annabelle always has a car seat of her own which is incredibly helpful. However, sometimes, like when we take taxi rides, having them available just isn’t possible.  So, when Mifold got in touch, asking us to review their Grab & Go car restraint, it was an easy yes from me.  The first thing that impressed me about…

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How to weigh your child’s school choices as an expat

Singapore is renowned as one of the best countries for all levels of school. The Ministry of Education is fully realizing the vision the shape the future of the nation through the power of education. Rigid academics, as well as the depth of understanding of Science and Math, attracts expats who live here. If you’re moving to Singapore, then you have three schooling options to choose from. Local schools Schools offering local schooling system utilizes a strict academic regimen, which means that those who are schooled elsewhere will need to work extra hard to cope with the standards of Science,…

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Laser reshaping for a better smile!

Having a beautiful and confident smile is important for helping someone boost their confidence and showcase their personality. A beautiful smile is always the envy of everyone, and since the smile is a great way to greet someone, many people feel less than confident about their smile. While straight and white teeth are important, another major issue that people deal with is a gummy smile. Getting a less gummy smile isn’t as hard as you might think, and often it is just a trip to the dentist away. With laser dentistry technology, you can get a smile makeover that gives…

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Simple storage solutions with The Holding Company

I have a confession to make. My home is not a showcase home. I see so many unbelievably stunning homes online, mine, however, is not one of them. It has that ‘lived in’ look, with laundry on the dining table, just-read books on the side of the chairs and knowing my kids, socks in the corner of every room. However, piles of socks and books aside, the key thing our home lacks – is storage. I’ve collaborated with the lovely people at The Holding Company to share a few of their products that I think would be the perfect storage…

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Sizing up shoes for the summer, with Simply Be

We are already halfway through our school summer holidays here in Northern Ireland and I have a confession to make. I have bought countless bits and pieces for my children but hardly {if any} for myself. As parents, we do tend to leave ourselves at the bottom of the barrel, don’t we? But lately, I have made a promise to try to put myself first a little more. Like buying myself a few nice new pieces, both wardrobe and shoes!  I love clothes & shoes…but I care more about what I put on my little size fives than I do…

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