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A Half Term Mini Break In Great Yarmouth

A Half Term Mini Break In Great Yarmouth

I had been looking forward to Half Term for so long. Ever since the Little Man started school last year, weekends and school holidays have become so precious. You often hear of some parents saying that they dread the…

A Mother's Day Thank You

A Mother’s Day Thank You

Mother’s Day really makes you think doesn’t it? To say I’ve changed since becoming a Mum is an understatement. I’ve written about Being Mum and Being Me and yes, of course, there is still a part of the old…

child holding bucket if pansy flowers for the article 5 Great Gardening Projects for Kids

5 Great Gardening Projects for Kids

Gardening is a wonderful activity for kids of all ages. It teaches them a lot about taking responsibility by caring for plants, gives them a greater understanding of cause and effect as plants grow and die, while hopefully being…

It Was A Happy Half Term

It hardly seems possible that as I sit here and write this, we are almost a quarter of the way into the year and Easter is approaching at a speed faster than I think we are all comfortable with.…

6 Ways to Protect an Elderly Parent

6 Ways to Protect an Elderly Parent

If you have an elderly parent living on their own, it can be pretty scary knowing all of the risks that are out there. However, there are some good strategies for protecting an elderly parent, even someone who is…

A Happy End To 2017 And A Big Hello To 2018

A Happy End To 2017 And A Big Hello To 2018

It’s hard to believe that two weeks have passed since I last posted a blog post. I was full of excitement for a break and obviously for Christmas, but it has flown by so fast. December was such a…

4 Child-Friendly Destinations to Visit in 2018  

4 Child-Friendly Destinations to Visit in 2018  

Photo by Jelleke Vanooteghem on Unsplash  Whether you’re looking for a quick getaway or are planning the ultimate family vacation, there are plenty of child-friendly destinations to choose from. According to new studies published in the Journal of Consumer Research,…

My Little Man Is Turning Five

I can hardly believe that I am sitting down to write this. It feels like only yesterday that I was writing a letter to my little man on his 4th birthday. Where has that time gone? In the blink…

saving money with a piggy bank

7 Tips for Becoming a Frugal Family

Today, most of us don’t have nearly as much money as we would like. It’d be nice to feel as though you have the cash to pay for a fancy meal every week or go out to the movies…

We Take Things For Granted

We Take Things For Granted

It happens on a couple of occasions throughout the year. I sit down for the evening, usually after putting the Little Man to bed and turn the television on to watch a charity fundraising show. This time it was…

Learning How To Parent

Learning How To Parent

The title of this post ‘Learning How To Parent’, is quite uncanny. You would think after almost five years, I would have pretty much nailed it, right? Wrong. There have been times over the past twelve to eighteen months…