Introducing Technology into Your Family Finances

– by David Webb Technology has, without a doubt, changed our lives completely. It’s everywhere, in schools, at work and during leisure time. At this point, it’s extremely difficult for us to even imagine a life without technology. I try not to take my laptop to my vacations and minimize the use of my phone, just so I could experience an almost-tech-free period, but it’s harder than one would imagine. However, as long as we don’t lose our head, we should be safe. This is why we should embrace everything technology has to offer, even when it comes to handling

Are We A Generation of Anxious Parents?

My daughter was sick last week. She missed school almost the whole week. Missing school means missing out on lessons and falling behind your studies, a whole lot of homework and catch-up when you get back to school and a whole lot of worry for the parents and children. This seems like a pretty common scenario. Right? In fact, as the weather changes up, kids and falling sick by the dozen and class attendance levels are falling. I noticed a very curious trend in her school WhatsApp group. You know the one meant to discuss projects, lost and found, test

5 Lessons I Learnt From NaNoWriMo

This year, I did not complete the NaNoWriMo. At the beginning of November, I was so so sure that I would nail it this year. I had a story line with the plot twists and turns, characters straight in my head  and even the book cover down. In the first three days, I did more then 5k words… then…. came travel, injuries, sickness and distractions… all of these stood their ground in blocking my way and kept me away from completing it. On 30th November, I knew I could not complete it and gave up. I was heart broken. The

Don’t Ask if You Don’t Want To Know

Picture this. It is 8.50 am and you have just entered office for a 9.00 am meeting. Before heading into the meeting room, you want to pop into the pantry for a quick cup of coffee. You have a long day ahead of you and already thoughts about your meeting and the long to-do list later and swirling about in your head. At the pantry you meet a colleague. As a knee jerk reaction, you say, “Good Morning. How are you?” and then move on to fill that coffee mug. Have you done this? If yes, take a pause. Take

It’s Not That Simple on Voot

That title did not mean Voot is not simple, it is simply a new show on Voot titled.. It’s Not That Simple. Marriages are not simple. Each marriage has it’s own learning curve, it’s own adjustments, contentment and discomfort. Now you throw unhappiness and an affair in the mix. What do you get? Well, It’s Not That Simple… The show, as you saw in the trailer is a six part web series. I was invited to the media launch of the show last week and we saw the first episode. We saw Meera, an educated housewife who has put her