At this time of year many mums are feeling slightly frazzled and in need of a well-deserved break. Buying gifts for everyone in the family, wrapping all the presents, sorting costumes for school plays and gifts for teachers, doing the Christmas food shop and planning Christmas
I hate cleaning. Don’t get me wrong, I love having a tidy house, but I’m not one of those people who enjoy housework. Time to clean is scarce between work, the school run, afterschool clubs, homework, dinner and everything else – there’s always something more
Christmas is approaching fast, but if you’re a working mum you’re probably at work right up until the big day. It feels very “un-festive” working so close to Christmas and doesn’t really give you much opportunity to get everything sorted before the big day arrives.
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
(This article was first featured in Salisbury Parenting magazine) Being a ‘modern mum’ is hard work. Parenting has always been hard, but I think right now is the toughest it has ever been, mainly down to the pressures put on mums by tabloids, social media,