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Indoor rainy day activities to suit all ages

  • September 13, 2019
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Believe it or not, we’ve just had some storms here in Spain accompanied by torrential rain. They even closed the local schools for a couple of days because it was so bad. Luckily the forecast next week is back to normal September sunshine again, but it’s been a bit of a shock to have to find some rainy day activities all of a sudden! No matter where you live, there >>

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5 Outdoor Activities Children Can Enjoy During The Holidays

  • August 19, 2019

This post is in collaboration with Slick Willie’s The summer holidays can be a great time for families to have days out together and enjoy some of the summer sunshine. Children can get over-excited about the holidays when there’s no more school work, uniforms, and early mornings. Before the holidays, there are lots of ways that working mums can plan for the holidays, from booking time off work to scheduling >>

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Money saving tips for feeding a family

  • August 16, 2019

This post is in collaboration with Panasonic Feeding a family is expensive, especially when your kids get to the stage of wanting a snack every 5 minutes. For most families, the weekly food shop is the biggest expense but there are some fairly easy ways to spend less and save some cash. If you want to save some pennies, here are some handy money-saving tips for feeding a family on >>

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7 tips to keep kids cool in a heatwave

  • July 22, 2019

Having now lived in Spain for 2 months where pretty much every day has been over 30° Celsius, I’ve picked up some good tips and tricks to help you survive this UK heatwave that’s been promised. Hot summer weather is great fun until the kids start complaining they’re too hot and get irritable, or can’t sleep at night. Here are 7 tips to survive a heatwave with kids… Disclaimer: Some >>

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How to help your children make friends when you move house

  • July 18, 2019

Moving house has been voted one of the top three most stressful things you can do, and I’m not at all surprised. It’s also stressful for children, especially if you’re moving to a new area where they’ll have to start a new school and make new friends. We’ve obviously gone a step further and moved to a new country where everyone speaks a different language, so making new friends isn’t >>

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5 Ways Working Mums Can Get The Best Night’s Sleep

  • June 17, 2019

This post is in collaboration with wroughtironandbrassbed.co.uk Getting enough sleep is important for everyone, and this includes the ever-busy working mum. You might argue that a good night’s rest is even more important for mums, especially when they have to juggle the demands of work, kids and family life. So how can you get the best night’s sleep every night? Here are just five useful ways that working mums can >>

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How To Learn A New Language As A Family

  • June 13, 2019
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Whether you want to learn a new language for a big move like us, or just for a holiday, it can be fun to learn together as a family. Knowing another language is an amazing skill to have, and it will open so many doors in future for your kids. I did well at GCSE Spanish but that was a long time ago so have definitely needed to brush up. >>

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Top Tips For Taking Care Of Yourself As A New Parent

  • June 7, 2019

I’ve been a parent for 8 years now, and I have to admit those early newborn days seem very far away! I’m still by no means a parenting expert, but having been there and done that I do find that it’s easier to look back with hindsight and offer some tips to new parents on how to take care of yourself. It’s common as a new parent to be solely >>

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A Few Reasons Why We’ve Decided To Move to Spain

  • May 14, 2019

As I announced last week, we’re moving to Spain at the end of the month. We’ve found a house, booked our removals, and bought one-way tickets! It’s getting very exciting but also terrifying the closer it gets. We kept it quiet for so long as we wanted to make sure everything was certain before telling people – you never know what’s going to happen with a house sale! It’s been >>

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Big News For The Digital Motherhood Family

  • May 7, 2019

As you may or may not have noticed I haven’t written a blog post in a while – it’s actually the first time in a few years that I haven’t published at least one post a week! I’ve had something big on my mind and that’s been keeping us occupied but I haven’t been able to write about it, so it was easier to not just write anything at all >>

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