Category: Family Life and Parenting


I am sharing this because it’s cathartic for me. It helps me to get the words out and express myself, at a time when I tying to reconcile what is going on with my mind and my body. If you

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Who’s a clever cat then? 

I’m old and pretty grumpy. I don’t like being outside much unless it’s really warm and sunny. Frankly, I like to snooze my days away, curled up warm and snug and away from the noisy smaller humans in the house

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New Year, New You… Set of comedy DVD’s to giveaway

Did you make any resolutions arriving into 2017? I didn’t make very many, I am not good at keeping them, to be honest, but I have had some fun coming up with some things we could do to make 2017

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First News – perfect for 7- 14 year olds…

We’ve reached the point in family life where my oldest child is pretty aware of what is going on in the world around her, but we still feel we need to protect her from what we don’t think she is

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New device in the house, new rules for the adults…

We have a 10 year old in the house, and the bonuses of being a tweenager and almost a teenager is that you are treated to more grown up gifts for your Christmas and birthday (especially when they fall so

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Reducing allergy symptoms with an air purifier from Fellowes…

As a family we have some issues with allergies, and both the husband and I suffer from seasonal allergies, and he reacts badly to dust. Both of us are also slightly allergic to the cats of the house, which we

Posted in Family Life and Parenting, Health

Saving Money On Your Baby Shopping While You’re Pregnant

Today, in this collaborative post we are talking about saving money when shopping for you and your baby when you are pregnant. It’s an exciting time but also a time when you may want to be aware of your financial

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5 Struggles of People Who Raise Their Child Alone

Being a parent is one of the hardest jobs that you can ever take on. Being a single parent is an even harder job. When a parent is raising their children in a home with another parent present, they are

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Going Green – January: ditching plastic bags?

So, I haven’t set myself any New Year’s Resolutions, as such, but I have got some thoughts in my head, for how this year, we as a family can be a bit kinder to the environment and look after our

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Goodbye 2016

I haven’t made any resolutions for 2017. I don’t keep them. I am not planning any glorious blog triumphs or personal life goals  (ok, we are on the very last ditch attmepts to get me pregnant, but that’s not really

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