Category: Helpful Thoughts

Spooky but Spotless Halloween

Halloween is a time of fright, adventure and creativity. Yet the time and effort placed on decorating our home come with a great deal of chocolate stains, pumpkin smears, shedding scarecrows and maybe even...

Reasons to deep clean this autumn

Deep cleaning seems to be a dwindling tradition, 85% of Brits believe deep cleaning tradition is waning yet more than 50% of Brits still do a yearly deep clean and other surveys have revealed...

Salt cleans what?

The Salt Institute recorded 14,000 ways salt can be used. It just might be the most versatile mineral. Salt though abrasive actually works as an effective cleaning agent. Combined with other ingredients it can...

After-school activities

After sitting in a classroom all day learning different subjects and sticking to a strict schedule, after-school activities was the release I looked forward to. I loved after-school activities as a child, and my...

A different way to study

  The school term is back as is studying, memorising and reciting. My older children have a high disdain for study, they don’t like to memorise things. They often tell me if they hear...

Yum! Simple lunch ideas

There are two types of student’s ones who enjoy a home cooked meal and ones who prefer cafeteria food. I was guilty of the latter, but it all came down to one thing, I...

Back to school routines

  School is now back in session, and I don’t know about other households but this morning required a bit of extra effort. My little school goers dislike waking up, but I made sure...