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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

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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

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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

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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

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Things All Mums Know To Be True

  • 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

A Working Mum's Guide To Christmas Shopping
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A Working Mum’s Guide To Christmas Shopping

  • December 8, 2016

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

Things you need to know about 5 year olds
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5 Things You Need To Know About 5 Year Olds

  • October 21, 2016

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

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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

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Making Time For You

  • September 5, 2016

Before kids you can’t possibly imagine how little time you’ll have to yourself. Babies sleep a lot, surely mums can still have long bubble baths, read books or see friends? Err…no. I don’t have a baby any more though, I have a 5-year-old. I also have