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Working from Home – Three Lessons I Learned the Hard Way


Working from home is the perfect set up for my family and I.  Doing so has so many positives for us. As is often the case though, things don’t always go according to plan. Here are three major lessons that working from home has taught me the hard way! Life likes to get in the way – I’m the queen…

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#WorkshopWednesday – How to Beat Writers Block


Welcome to #WorkshopWednesday, my weekly feature with a focus on all things blogging! Each week there’ll be tips, tricks and advice on how to get your blog running like a well oiled machine!   As a blogger and a freelance writer, I’ve had more than my fair share of writers block. There’s nothing worse than sitting down to work and…

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#MumisBest Guest Post – Pam’s Bake and Baby Blog


Welcome to another instalment of my new guest series #MumisBest!  #MumisBest is all about the ever-growing SAHM/working mum debate.  I really want this series to highlight that there’s no right or wrong way, but whatever works for you and you family.  If you’d like to take part do get in touch, I’d love to hear from you!  For now I will…

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SENSSE Silicone Facial Brush Review


Recently I was given the chance to review the SENSSE Hot & Cool Facial Bar and I absolutely loved it! So, this week when I got the chance to team up with SENSSE again to review their Silicone Facial Brush, I jumped at the chance, Me time is absolutely essential as a parent and so if there’s a chance to…

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Log On And Make Life Easier: The Best Uses Of The Internet For Busy Mums


If you’re a busy parent, you’ll know all too well that there are times when it seems like there aren’t enough hours in the day. If you’re chasing your tail and you’ve got a to-do list as long as your leg, the Internet can come in incredibly handy. If you’re on the go, and you’re looking for ways to save…

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BusyLizzy Family Club, Baby and Toddler Classes with a Difference – FREE CLASS


What do you think of when you hear ‘baby group’ or ‘toddler class’? Does it send shivers down your spine as you picture the chaos of old school groups, where none of the toys are working and the tea is tepid at best? If so, then I have the answer to your prayers! This week I’ve teamed up with Busylizzy…

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9 Ways Being a Mum Can Seriously Bulk Out Your CV


Image source   It is common for mums to downplay all the many many things learnt and the many many skills gained from being a mum. The fact is, us mums acquire a huge amount of highly transferable skills so when it comes to thinking about going back to work, we should feel much more confident than we do.  …

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Five Simple ways to Live Green as a Family


Green living has become an increasingly popular way to live. Looking after our environment offers huge benefits to ourselves and to the planet. As parents however, we often find that family life is a juggle at the best of times. Adding to our workload by implementing green living rituals can seem daunting. This doesn’t have to be the case though!…

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Sleeplessness, Dancing and Buckets of Rain


Today has been a miserable day.  Hubs headed back to work after a few days off, leaving me to solo-parent two under two.  The rain has been torrential and the littlest of my brood refused to nap, not even a wink! Now usually I rock parenting two so young. I’m no expert and far from perfect, but over the past…

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Happy Birthday Baby J!


As  I sit down to write this, I’m struggling to comprehend that I will soon have a two year old!  I know it’s a cliché , but time really does fly.  It only seems like yesterday that we found out we were expecting, never mind bringing our newborn home.  Since she is approaching her second birthday I’m not sure I…

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