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10 New Year’s Resolutions All Mums Will Break

  • December 27, 2018
New Year's Resolutions notepad

Well, that’s Christmas over for another year, I hope you all had a lovely time with family and friends. I had a little break from blogging for a few days which was much needed, I didn’t even turn my laptop on for 3 days which I think my family appreciated too! With Christmas done and dusted, like many Mums, I’m turning my thoughts to New Year’s Resolutions. I try not >>

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What is it really like being a working mum?

  • October 9, 2018
What it's really like to be a working mum

What is it really like being a working mum? If you’re one yourself then you’ll know – it’s an endless amount of rushing around doing things for other people all day, before collapsing into bed at night. If you’re not a working mum, then maybe you’ve made a ‘part-timer’ comment to a working mum or wondered why they’re so tired all the time. Read on and find out… A day >>

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The Unglamorous Reality of Being a Mum

  • April 17, 2018

As I sit here waiting to wash nit shampoo off my hair, I started thinking about all the really gross and unsexy bits about being a mum. No one exactly tells you being a mum is going to be a glamorous affair but you could be fooled into thinking it is if you believe the photos of celebrity mums you see on social media. They’re all tropical holidays, designer clothes, smiling >>

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How To Stay Sane As A Working Mum

  • February 3, 2018

I don’t know about you, but I find that being a working mum has sent me a little bit crazier than I was before! I can’t remember anything these days, whereas before I had an amazing memory. I’m constantly rushing around and have no idea whether I’m coming or going half the time. As with most things related to parenting, it does get easier with time and I’m definitely handling >>

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How To Be More Than Just A Mum

  • January 18, 2018

A recent survey from the Office of National Statistics revealed that women take less leisure time than men – no surprise there really! The survey says that men spend an average of 43 hours per week on leisure activities compared to just 38 hours a week for women. If you ask me, that sounds like a lot of time to yourselves – I’d love to know what time an average >>

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Interview With A Working Mum – Heather from Very Anxious Mommy

  • February 22, 2017

Welcome back to another guest blogger for my Interview With A Working Mum series. If you’ve missed any you can find them all in this section, go and have a read! This week we’re meeting Heather, a blogging mum from the US who has recently returned to work after being a SAHM for a while.   Firstly, please introduce yourself… My name is Heather and I am a young stay-at-home >>

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A List of Things All Mums Will Understand

  • January 13, 2017

Being a parent is certainly a learning curve! All parents will agree that having kids is tough, tiring, and hard work to say the least. Kids are also really annoying – they know just how to push our buttons. If you’re stressed out and your children are driving you crazy, don’t worry we’ve all been there. Have a read through this list and you’ll hopefully realise that your child is actually >>

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A Working Mum’s Guide To Christmas Shopping

  • December 8, 2016
A Working Mum's Guide To Christmas Shopping

Getting the Christmas shopping done when you’re a working mum is a bit of a challenge! When surveyed 27% of mums said they start their Christmas shopping in the January sales and buy presents throughout the year (according to a survey commissioned by HEXBUG UK). Who are these mums? Don’t worry though, 51% of mums also admitted to frantically buying presents in December. I know which of those categories I fall >>

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5 Things You Need To Know About 5 Year Olds

  • October 21, 2016
Things you need to know about 5 year olds

We’re now 5 months into having a 5-year-old daughter so I thought I’d do a follow-up post to the one I did last year on 5 Things You Need To Know About 4 Year Olds. My 5-year-old seems to have kept all of the traits that I blogged about last year and added some delightful new ones. So here we go, here are 5 things you need to know about 5-year-olds… >>

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6 Things That Make You A Bad Parent

  • October 12, 2016

We’ve all been there – received a disapproving look in the supermarket for shouting at your child or using bribery to get them into their car seat. Or maybe you’ve read an article online about how not to parent your kids and thought “Oh bugger, I did all of those today!” Oh my god I forgot I had children.Here are just a few of the things I’ve done that count as socially >>

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