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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas For Every Mum

  • February 23, 2018

Mother’s Day is early this year, on 11th March. Have you sorted out a present for your lovely Mum yet? Or have your kids or husband been asking you what you want yourself for Mother’s Day? If you haven’t bought a Mother’s Day gift yet and have no idea what yo buy, look no further for some inspiration. I’ve pulled together a long list of Mother’s Day gift ideas for >>

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Parenting

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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Parenting

Ridiculous Things Mums Feel Guilty For

  • October 30, 2017

One of the things that I think all mums can relate to is suffering from regular bouts of “Mum Guilt”. I’ve noticed this is a recurring theme amongst my guest bloggers for my Interview With A Working Mum series when I ask what they find hardest about being a working mum. I’ve no idea are we all feeling so guilty for going to work and putting our kids in childcare? >>

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Parenting Working Mum

Interview With A Working Mum – Jo from Pickle and Poppet

  • October 11, 2017

This week’s Interview With A Working Mum features Jo from Pickle and Poppet. Jo is talking about returning to work after maternity leave, and the mum guilt when you miss your kids’ firsts. Tell us a bit about yourself… Hi, I’m Jo. I’m in my thirties and can definitely confirm that the 30’s are the best years! I’m wife to Sam and Mummy to Reuben who is 4 (almost) and Jessica >>

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Parenting

Surviving 6 Years Of Parenting

  • May 18, 2017

Today my daughter turns 6. Six!! How on earth did that happen? It only feels like yesterday that I was stomping around, fat, grumpy and 2 weeks overdue. Yet here I am with 6 years of parenting under my belt. You go through a hell of a lot as a parent. A lot of stresses, worries, tears and quite a few grey hairs. But I’ve survived so far! Things I’ve survived in >>

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Life

6 Things I Couldn’t Live Without

  • March 20, 2017

My phone broke recently and it made me think about the things I couldn’t live without. I’m not talking family, love, friends, etc. I’m talking proper materialistic items that you couldn’t part with. Here are the 6 things I couldn’t live without. GHDs If I had to give up everything except 1 item, my GHDs would most definitely be it! I don’t have curly hair and I don’t have straight hair. I have >>

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Parenting Working Mum

Interview With A Working Mum – Vicky from Beautiful You

  • February 15, 2017

It’s time for another lady to share her story and her working mum struggles. I’ve had some great mums involved so far and you can read all of the guest posts for Interview With A Working mum here. Not all mums intend to return to work after having kids, but sometimes things happen that change your well-laid plans. This week’s guest blogger is Vicky from Beautiful You who planned to be >>

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Parenting Working Mum

I’m A Selfish Mother!

  • February 10, 2017

My name is Sarah and I’m a selfish mother. There’s a horrible lady called Miranda Devine, an Australian columnist who I can only liken to Katie Hopkins. I’m not going to link to her article because I don’t want to give her any extra web traffic, but this week she offended all working mums with an article about not letting your career make you a bad mum. Basically caring about >>

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Christmas Working Mum

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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Parenting

Things Every Mum Has In Her Bag

  • November 14, 2016

When I wrote my recent post about things working mums can relate to, I mentioned finding random child-related items in your handbag. I had a clear out of my work bag the other day – it’s huge and I can never find anything in it which isn’t surprising with all the crap that’s in there. The contents of my handbags have certainly changed since having a child, long gone are >>

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