A beginner’s guide to training a puppy

When you welcome a furry friend into the family, it’s important that you begin training them right away. However, if you’ve not owned a puppy before, you might not know where to start. Regardless of whether you plan to train your new pooch all by yourself or with the help of puppy classes, there are a few basics you’re going to need to know. For some helpful hints and tips on how to get your training underway, keep reading.

A beginner’s guide to training a puppy

Set out some ‘house rules’

Before you even bring your new puppy home, it’s a good idea to set out some ‘house rules’. For example, you might want to think about whether they will be allowed on the bed, sofa or other furniture, and consider if there are certain parts of the house that are off limits to your four-legged friend. Deciding on these rules from the get go should help you to put them into practice straightaway when your pup arrives.

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How to Get Yourself Motivated This Month

Getting yourself motivated can be quite a difficult task and many people struggle to get anything done due to a lack of motivation. The good news is that getting motivated doesn’t have to be hard and we have come up with some steps that you can follow to help get yourself motivated this month for whatever you want to get to. Keep reading to find out more!

Set Your Goals

One great way to motivate yourself is to actually sit down and plan what you want to achieve. You won’t be able to know if you have managed to achieve your goals unless you set them in the first place. Make sure not to set too many goals as you might struggle to get yourself motivated when you are overwhelmed by everything you need to get done. Set a clear goal and you’ll get motivated soon enough.

How to stay motivated - goal setting

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Costs That Come With Married Life

Who watched the Royal Wedding? Unlike Prince Harry and Meghan Markle your wedding could take years and years of planning! But what’s next when the vows are said and the day is over? Together with Angelic Diamonds, retailers of engagement rings, we take a look at the costs that you’ll face after the wedding day, from starting a family to moving to a bigger home.

the costs associated with married life

Starting a family

For many couples, having children is the next big step after marriage. In the US, the average time a couple waits between getting married and having a baby is three years. We started just before the wedding, but at that time it wasn’t meant to be. 

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Europe’s Top Road Trips – Driving To The Belgian Grand Prix At Spa-Francorchamps

We are both huge Formula 1 fans. Our aim one day once the girls are older is to go to the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps. You can drive down to Spa-Francorchamps, in fact it’s actually the most convenient way of getting to the race track to due the location. Once you cross over the channel tunnel it’s only about three and a half hours drive. Plus you can enjoy the beautiful Ardennes region. The Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps lies along the E42 highway about 110 km southeast of Brussels, between the towns of Spa and Stavelot.

The Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps lies along the E42 highway about 110km southeast of Brussels, between the towns of Spa and Stavelot

Driving through the Ardennes region is a must, the picturesque views, rugged landscape, rivers and waterfalls. For us it looks like one of the best road trip locations in Europe.

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Don’t Sweat It: Guide to Spring Athleisure

If anyone knows how to work hard and play harder, it’s you. Between the long hours at the office and the thrill-seeking adventures on the weekends, it’s no wonder you’ve been considering easing up on the adrenaline rush of life and giving in to the relaxing fit that is athleisure.

Do yourself (and your sanity) a favor and let your wardrobe guide you to a more Zen way of living. Check out our guide to an athleisure wardrobe for spring and we promise you’ll be ready to climb any mountain life throws at you without even breaking a sweat.  

Athleisure

 

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Can A Woman Have It All?

*This is a guest post from Liberty over at Liberty on the Lighter Side

Can a woman have it all?

I don’t believe so. Assuming that is, that HAVING IT ALL means to have a successful career while simultaneously raising your children, with no other child care (no crèche, no nanny, no au pair, no granny). There simply isn’t enough time in the day! You can ask any new mum and they will not remember when the last time was that they shaved their legs or had a shower or drank a cup of tea while it was hot. There’s just no time for little luxuries like those. Let alone a booming successful business!

Liberty on the lighter side - can a woman have it all?

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