Mediation vs. Litigation: Alternative Dispute Resolution in Family Law

Life is a journey filled with ups and downs, and unfortunately, so can be the path of familial relationships. When conflicts arise, seeking resolution becomes imperative, especially in the realm of family law. In this blog post, we’ll explore two primary approaches to resolving family disputes: Mediation and Litigation. Both hold their merits, but understanding …

Everything You Need to Know for Affording a New Car

Who doesn’t love the dream of owning a shiny new car? A four-wheel chariot? While cars are super common, and it seems as if more and more households in the world are owning cars, there’s just one question, and that’s about affording one. Cars are expensive, very expensive, so how are people able to afford …

Simple Self Care Ideas for Step-Mums

Simple Self Care Ideas for Step-Mums

collaborative post with Notino.co.uk Being a step-mum or step-mom is hard work. For the sake of reaching a wider audience we will use the spelling of “mum” interchangeably with “mom” to discuss the stepmom journey that many of us are on or have been on in the past. When you are part of a blended …

What is Cord Blood Banking and Why is it Important?

You may have heard of cord blood banking but… what is it? Whether you are expecting or simply researching we hope this blog can fill you in on what cord blood banking is. What is cord blood? So right off the bat, we will clarify what cord blood is. It might be obvious but cord …

Make Your Playroom Perfect with Montessori

collaborative post Creating as close to a perfect environment as possible for their kids is the goal of most parents. Playrooms should be exciting, adventurous, fun, and stimulating so kids can’t wait to get in there. Why Montessori Play Works Montessori puts a child’s formative needs at the heart of every carefully designed play item. …

4 Simple Tips to Keep Kids Busy on Long Car Rides

We write a lot about car rides on this site because being in the car as a family was something that we did a lot as a blended family who lived far away from each other. Our car rides were usually 3+ hours long on occassion and even if yours aren’t nearly as long, we …

How to Choose the Right Car for Your Blended Family

It’s easy to make some decisions. And especially when the outcome is inconsequential. It doesn’t really matter what you have for dinner this evening — if you don’t really fancy the choice you’ll have a chance to correct things tomorrow. But there are some decisions that can stick with you. For example, the big purchases. …

Wise Financial Decisions to Make for Your Children

The vast majority of parents do what they can to plan for their kid’s future. Sure, your little one might take a completely different life plan to the one you thought they might and you can’t have any control over this. But you can make some wise decisions in their early years to best prepare …

How to Support Your Child Through Their School Sporting Career

As a parent, it’s essential to know how to support your child through their school sporting career. This can be a challenging time for both the child and the parents, but with the right support system in place, it can be a very rewarding experience for everyone involved. This blog post will discuss some tips …