Whether you're a new mum or a seasoned pro, your local library offers a host of fantastic resources - everything from the company of other mum's (especially in those lonely newborn days), through to the best way of tackling baby-led weaning (or any of the other delights that NCT classes don't prepare you for). Here's… Continue reading Free resources for families at the library
Living in an apartment with a baby or toddler is odd. In many ways it has it's advantages. Certainly in the early days I loved being on one level so that I could easily keep an eye on Elliott on his play mat as I got on with chores. But tell someone that you live… Continue reading Tips for apartment living with a baby or toddler
If you're a regular reader of this blog, you will know I make no secret about the fact that I am an older mum. I gave birth to Elliott at the age of 36 and I am currently strapped into the passenger seat of a speeding car and hurtling towards my 40th birthday (I turned… Continue reading Healthy older mummy?
Let's face it, whether you work or not, being a mummy is bloody hard work. Rewarding and enjoyable? Yes, but hard work nonetheless. Back in May I returned to work on full time condensed hours. This means I work 36 hours over four days instead of five so I still get to spend Friday's with… Continue reading Survival tips for busy working mum’s
Back at the start of 2018, I set myself a mission to read 12 books throughout the year. Back at the start of 2018 I didn't realise we would end up putting our apartment up for sale and, in doing so, that all the books I had ear-marked for reading would be stashed in cupboards… Continue reading What I’m reading – August 2018
I got paid on Friday and I so desperately wanted to hit the shops. I love a good pay day haul. I love watching them on YouTube, but mostly I love 'creating' one for myself by going on a good old shopping spree. Sadly with the house move on the horizon (if we ever find… Continue reading Pay Day Haul
I previously wrote about the danger of financial assumptions. There was one financial assumption that I didn't touch upon in that blog post and that is the assumption that if we bury our heads in the sand long enough and just keep going our finances will take care of themselves. Unfortunately that simply isn't the… Continue reading #MummyMoney Getting your finances in order