• Pregnancy & Parenting

    Back to School…and starting pre-school.

    Back to school, today… One in year 6, one in year 3 and one starting pre-school. We had planned and prepared for back to school but it felt like this morning was very slow, and disorganised. The children have had mixed feelings about back to school. Excitement to see friends and teachers. Worry – what will year 6 bring? But arriving at school the worries faded, and quickly I realised my year 6 child had disappeared off with his friends. My daughter’s new teacher smiled and waved through the window, setting us both at ease before we navigated our way…

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  • Money

    Importance of Clear Record Keeping

    Collaborative Post The importance of clear record keeping cannot be underestimated. Whether you are running your household finances, or in charge of business finances, clear records are vital. Keeping clear records of where you money is coming and going can…

  • Lifestyle

    Continuing education as an adult?

    Collaborative Post Are you thinking about continuing education as an adult? As I think towards September, my thoughts turn to back to school. Not just for the children, but also what I could be doing. I think it stems from…

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    The End of (another)School Year…

    The End of (another) School Year. This school year is ending in the most peculiar manner. Currently two of my children are self-isolating along with the rest of their year groups. One child comes out of isolation to return to…

  • Health and Fitness

    Summer Wellness Challenge…

    I’ve set myself a Summer Wellness Challenge. Mostly because since having Covid in January, I’ve really struggled. Amongst other things, I’m tired all the time. And the tiredness is a vicious circle, I feel tired so I eat sugary foods…

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    Tips for New Freebie Hunters

    Collaborative Guest Post. Let’s face it, we all love free stuff. We are shattering world records queuing for 2 hours in a queue of 1,000 people to get a Krispy Kreme doughnut free of charge or asking our favourite restaurant…

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    Routine Testing During Pregnancy

    Collaborative Post Pregnancy is such an exciting time! But sometimes it can be a bit worrying too. Whether it’s your first baby, or not, each pregnancy is so different! So while if it’s not your first pregnancy, you may have…

  • Lifestyle

    Vacation Rental Booking – Hacks

    Collaborative Post Have you booked a vacation yet? Yes, the great summer get away is so close! I know more and more people opting to rent a home for a vacation. It’s a great way to enjoy a family get…

  • Pregnancy & Parenting

    Family Time – an update

    It’s been a while since I wrote an update on family life. I think as all the children are getting bigger, I find myself more time limited – family time is limited! Life with 4 children is busy. It’s chaotic.…