Five Great Storage Ideas

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Toys all over the floor.  Pencils and crayons all over the table.  Clothes hanging all over the place.  Junk on every surface.  This is what happens to our homes when we have children! One of my favourite stores at the moment is Store (just ask  hubby – I have a slight *ahem* problem) and I’m [ Read More ]

5 Tips for a Successful Family Business


A guest post by FiveHive community member Amanda Kidd Family businesses accounts for more than 50 percent of the US gross domestic product. This is a testimony to the kind of power and influence family businesses enjoy all over the world. On the one hand, family business is a synonym for trust and security. A [ Read More ]

5 Ways to Save Money on Christmas Shopping


Can you believe it’s October already?  Christmas is fast approaching and it’s time to start thinking about starting our Christmas shopping (well, except for some of the super organised amongst us who probably started months ago!) Every January finds me hyper-ventilating when I receive the credit card statement and it finally dawns on me just [ Read More ]

5 Great Cloud Apps for Busy Parents

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You hear it referred to everywhere, “Cloud Computing” – but what on earth are they talking about? Basically, it’s internet based computing which means that you have no software to install, infrastructure to maintain and you can have access to your documents, files, emails, etc from wherever you happen to be (provided you have access [ Read More ]

5 ways to work together with your partner :: Michael Grose


It takes two to make a child, but so often the partnership finishes when a child comes into the world one person shoulders most of the parenting load. The joy of parenting is often overtaken by tension as parenting tasks aren’t shared and different ideas about raising kids lead to conflict. Nothing wrong with tension [ Read More ]

5 Fun Things to do on a Rainy Day


There’s nothing worse than being stuck inside on a rainy day, with feral kids suffering from cabin fever. Argh, it’s giving me a headache just thinking about it! Here are some tried and tested activities to entertain your kids on such an occasion, and give you back some sanity: 1. Make an indoor cubby. Gather [ Read More ]

5 Little-Known Benefits of Organic Baby Clothes


By FiveHive Community Member Carol Montrose from Anyone who is interested in purchasing organic clothing for their baby likely has a good idea of some of the benefits offered by this option.  For one thing, you know that these textiles are better for the environment since the fibers are grown sans chemical fertilizers and [ Read More ]

5 Tips for Decorating Your Child’s Room

A telephone and several cushions are kept on the bed in a cozy bedroom

by FiveHive Community Member Travis. Children are capricious little creatures.  Now, while their change of moods can sometimes add to their charm in a multitude of ways, it can also make things like decorating their rooms a near impossibility. Spending a week “teletubby-ing” a room, only to turn around and find that Spiderman is now [ Read More ]

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