Things to give up for lent, and how to succeed!

what will you give up for lent?

With Easter just around the corner, we’ve got a second chance after our New Year’s resolutions to kick those habits to the curb.  Lent, which runs from the 1st March right up until Easter Sunday, is a time where people traditionally fight the cravings and give up something which has a negative effect on theirRead more

Sex, body image and all those in-depth conversations we dread just a little

Sex, body image and hard conversations we dread

As a parent there are so many conversations that we gear ourselves up for but it doesn’t make them any easier to actually get the words out, to word them in an age appropriate way depending on when our children ask them. Emmy has already become curious as to where babies come from, as aRead more

How It’s Possible to Eat Out and Save Money

January is the month where everyone is trying to save money to make up for the overspending at Christmas, and with everyone else saving, it makes it pretty easy to save a bit of extra cash yourself. However, February is the month where people are bored of staying in every weekend and everyone’s looking toRead more

9 Unique Family Activities You Can Try and Have Fun

That same old routine…That fuss of work and that frustrating hustle and bustle. Everything makes you exhausted. This is when we say to spend some quality time with your family and have some fun activities that can cheer you up. Although it is pretty tough to catch up with your family regularly, especially when youRead more

Behind a painted smile 

Behind a painted smile

Looking around the playground there are smiles all around me. Laughter and happy tales but behind those painted smiles are tired and broken people The kids didn’t sleep I know because you posted last night on social media, then again this morning stating how many times they had you up. I do the same myself.Read more

New year, new me! NO WAY! NO New Year’s Resolutions here

New year's resolutions

Been there and done that, New Year’s resolutions are so last year don’t you know! I haven’t actually made them for a few years now because it’s just setting myself up to fail. Join a gym and actually go…….I know there is no point setting that one. I live with a swimming pool/gym in theRead more

Joint presents, collections, charity donations – can help

There have been times when I have been collecting for friends presents, leaving presents, baby gifts etc. and I’ve taken charge of collection the money from others to buy this gift.  This can always be tricky as no-one really wants to be sending their bank details out over texts or emails, I’ve not seen thoseRead more