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How Mums Can Achieve a Work/Life Balance

Parents arguably have one of the most challenging jobs on the planet. Not only does this role represent a full-time profession, but it can often be difficult to find a balance between being a mum and still earning an extra income. Of course, this…

September 17, 2019

Planning a grown-up living room when you have kids.

This is a collaborative post* Kids. They have so much stuff and it gets everywhere. But a living room is to be ‘lived in’ so where is it supposed to go? Our home is rented so there’s very little we can do in terms…

August 16, 2019

Car Cleaning with Kids!

Summer holidays are a great way for the kids to see how much work goes into running the house each day. They are also a perfect time to encourage them to help and start giving them their own jobs. One such job that seems…

August 15, 2019

Making a living from blogging.

Like many, I decided to start a blog when I had my first child. 3 children and 5 years later, I decided to make my blog my main source of income and quit my evening job. There are moments I love it and there…

August 12, 2019

Building forts and life skills with Time4Sleep

*This is a collaborative post with Time4Sleep – We were sent a hamper of goodies to help us with this post and all thoughts/views etc are my own*“I’ve got gadgets and gizmos aplenty. I’ve got whosits and whatsits galore…”Our children have so much stuff…

August 12, 2019

Easy Bedroom Makeover with Stickerscape Wall Stickers

Dexter has the smallest bedroom in our house. He’s the only boy so he doesn’t share it with anyone but it also means his room has been the last one to be decorated. We’ve been meaning to do a space themed bedroom for ages…

July 14, 2019

DEXA Scans – What are they and do you need one?

Back last year when I was having my health issues, it was suggested to me that I should have a DEXA scan. A DEXA scan is a dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry scan. It uses x-ray technology to determine the distribution of lean muscle, fat, water…

June 21, 2019

Should We Ever Go On Holiday Without Our Children?

To some parents, it may seem like an act of heresy. But if you feel that your relationship is suffering or your priorities have been just about the children all this time, your thoughts may very well turn to going on holiday without the…

June 18, 2019