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Realistic Weekday Meals for Busy Families

  If you want to make sure that your family are eating healthily, then you’ll be glad to know that this is easy to do. In fact, if you follow this guide, you’ll soon find that you can get most of these meals done in well under half an hour. Sheet Pan Fajitas If you don’t have time to prepare much in the way of your meals, then this is a very good meal. You just need to put peppers, some fajita seasoning, onions and minced steak into a sheet pan and grill it for around 10 minutes. You can swap the steak out for chicken if you want, or you can experiment by using shrimp. The great thing about this recipe is that you can prepare it in advance and then put it in the sheet pan whenever you’re ready to get cooking. Source: Pexels (CC0 License) Parmesan Chicken and Broccoli Vegetables taste way better when they have a dusting of parmesan cheese. The great thing about this recipe is that it doesn’t take long at all, and you can throw it all in the oven. Just take a chicken fillet, butterfly it

5 Tips to Help You Protect Your Family Financially

  Pexels - CCO Licence Managing your family’s finances can help to protect your future and give you peace of mind. When you take a strategic and long-term approach to financial issues, you have the opportunity to cover your costs, increase your savings and avoid unmanageable debt.  What’s more – you can ensure that you’ve got the finances to give your kids a helping hand when they reach adulthood. If you want to take better control of your money, take a look at these five tips to help you protect your family financially: 1. Rethink Your Budget If you’ve got a good income and some disposable cash to enjoy at the end of every month, it’s easy to assume that you’re managing your family’s finances well. However, it’s important to prepare for the future, rather than only living in the moment. By creating a household budget, you can determine if savings can be made and whether your mid and long-term goals are challenging enough to make a real difference to your future.  2. Increase Your Inco

Dealing With A Tragedy In The Family

No matter who you are, from time to time there is going to be some kind of tragedy that affects your family . All being well, it won’t happen too often, and it will be something that you can deal with. But when it happens, whatever it is, you need to make sure that you are working with your family to try and deal with it as best as you all can, and to be there for each other along the way. In this post, we are going to take a look at some of the things you can do to ensure that you are dealing with any tragedy in the family as well as you might hope for. Image Source - CCO Licence Make Time For Family Something you can do at all times which will help to strengthen the familial bond is to make time for your family wherever you can. At the very least, you should aim to meet once a week for some kind of family event, even if that is just eating dinner together and having a conversation without any screens being present. By making time for each other in this way during the good times, you

The Mother-Baby Butterfly Effect

  Photo by João Paulo de Souza Oliveira from Pexels You know how it goes! Like mother, like a child. It’s not just the looks and genetics we’re talking about. Some people despise the possibility they become like their mother, and yet they do. While others look up to their mothers for many reasons, and so develop those same admirable characteristics.  It makes sense if you think about it--the first nine months of a human’s life are spent snuggled up in the warm comfort of a mother’s womb, nourished by every nutrient that enters the mother’s mouth, excited by every kiss on the belly, and moved by every emotion she feels. It’s likely, despite your current relationship with the mother figure, your mom is the closest person to you that you will ever have!  Together, you and mom, or you and baby, experience a complete transformative experience together, like a caterpillar and a cocoon. So, as a mother, it is important to understand the mother-baby connection through each step of the p

How To Take Care Of Your Children's Eyesight.

  Photo by AHMED HINDAWI on Unsplash It goes without saying that, as a mother, there is nothing like the bond you share with your children. It is something truly unique that you really have to experience in order to believe. From the moment they are born, they become your priority. They are quite often the first thing you think of when you wake up, and your last thought at night.  With parenthood, there also comes a certain sense of responsibility. After all, you must help your children adapt to a healthy lifestyle so that they can carry those skills into adulthood and one day teach them to their own children. One way in which you can help them take better care of themselves is by taking care of their eyesight. Here’s how.  Give them plenty of rest. One of the easiest ways we can take care of our eyes is by ensuring that they get plenty of rest. Just like our bodies ache after a workout, our eyes can show similar signs of fatigue and need just as much time for rest and recovery. Th