Review: Post Office Wi-Fi Squad

Review: Wi-Fi Squad

Technology is taking over our homes to a degree which makes it near impossible to get by without a good internet connection. But if you’re not tech savvy getting your internet service up and running to its full potential can be a challenge, this is where the Post Office Wi-Fi Squad can help. What is the Wi-Fi Squad? The Wi-Fi Squad comprise of a team of 500 broadband experts across the UK who can come to your home by appointment and spend up to an hour installing your router, optimising your connection, checking your security setting, setting up your network, […]

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Review: Post Office Broadband

Review: Post office broadband

When you think of the Post Office the image that probably comes to mind is the Post Office of old which was all about letters, parcels, and your grandma getting her pension, but the Post Office has changed. They now offer a dizzying array of products and services, one of which is broadband. But with so much competition in this sector, can the Post Office deliver something special? What’s on offer and value for money Like most modern families, mine are always connected to the internet. At any one time we can have Teen playing online games on his xBox, […]

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Review: S+ by ResMed Sleep Monitor

Review: S+ by ResMed sleep monitor

As a first-time parent you receive a lot of conflicting advice about parenthood. However, there is one thing that everyone agrees on… You will never get a good night sleep again! Although Baby is now over a year old, sleep is still an issue. I often find myself having to check on her two or three times a night, although thankfully this is no longer a task that requires me to rock her for an hour! So, when the opportunity to review the S+ by ResMed came along I decided that anything is worth a shot if there’s a possibility […]

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Broadband in Swindon: A Grumpy Mum Review

Broadband in Swindon: A Grumpy Mum Review

It’s hard to believe, but there are adults walking around today who are too young to remember a time when everyone had a home phone. They never experienced the inconvenience of having to sit next to a corded phone, or the frustration of being yelled at to get off the internet because someone wants to make a call. The fact is that the home phone is fast becoming a thing of the past. For example, I haven’t owned a home phone for nearly 10 years and I can count the number of people who still do on one hand! This […]

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How self-drive cars will change family life

How self-drive cars will change family life

A few weeks ago the Grumpy Family visited Beaulieu Motor Museum. It was a great day out, despite the fact that I’m not terribly into cars, because there were so many beautiful and interesting historic vehicles to peruse. But this also got me thinking that in essence cars haven’t really changed that much since they were first invented. Sure they’ve got faster, their bodies are sleeker, and they have more gadgets to help us drive, but the general appearance and layout hasn’t changed that much. A child looking at a car from 1920 would still recognise it as a car, […]

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