Explaining To Your Daughter About Her First Period

I remember starting my first period at 11 years old. Mum explained it to me around a year before, plus I had an older sister. I think most women remember when they started theirs. I’ve a got quite a few years before I will have the talk with my daughters. With lots of raging hormones and body development, it can…

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5 Tips To Save Money on Kids Clothes

With another New Year upon us, January sees us as a month all spent out from Christmas. Now is the time to have a Spring clean, tidy out the kids wardrobes and make some money. I’m sharing with you my favourite tips on how to save money on kids clothes. Buy high quality It’s better to buy high quality clothes…

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Getting Your Car Ready For Christmas

Christmas is nearly upon us. The whole month of December is a busy month and things like making sure your car is ready for Christmas can be put by the wayside. But most of us will be using the car at some point over the Christmas period. Whether that means driving to family for Christmas dinner or heading to the…

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Who You Are Is What Counts: 5 Steps to Maintaining a Positive Body Image During Pregnancy

For many women, becoming pregnant is a joyful occasion full of excitement. For others, it can be easy to fall into the self-deprecating psyche that results in a negative body image. For nine months, your body will undergo many changes, some of which can be difficult to deal with, not to mention the length of time it takes to get…

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Tool Kit Essentials: What Every Adult Should Have

When we reach adulthood and the time comes to set out on our own and buy our own place, it can be a daunting experience and one which changes the course of our lives. Becoming a fully-fledged adult will include learning all about electrics and meters, understanding tax talk and of course, fixing things. DIY is one of those skills…

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Five Crucial Questions to Ask Yourself When Property Hunting

Finding a new place to live is a massive job. When a house is such a massive process (and is always such a long-winded and drawn out process, you want to make sure you’re getting it right. The last thing you want is to move into the new place, and realise you overlooked something important. Here are five questions to…

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Thomas and Friends: My First Story Time Box Set Review

I was a huge Thomas the Tank Engine fan as a child, and I’m pleased to say my daughter is as well. Every morning I have to put Channel 5’s Milkshake programme on so she can catch up with Thomas and Friends.  So getting the chance to review the Thomas and Friends: My First Story Time Box Set from Books2Door…

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#LuckyLinky Week 85

Hello and welcome back to #LuckyLinky Week 85. This week will be our last #LuckyLinky of 2018! You can rejoin us on Monday 7th January 2019. I wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! As you all know I love to enter competitions and have been doing it for years, much longer than I…

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Video Calling Santa Claus with Portable North Pole (PNP)

Christmas is a magical time of year. Since becoming a parent it’s become somehow much more special. When it was just Mr B and myself we would eat and binge watch Lord of the Rings or something similar. Now, especially as baby girl is getting older (nearly 3) I’m just a big kid along with her wanting to experience everything…

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Shopping Online This Christmas With Boom25

Shopping online this Christmas is big business for retailers. With the change in technology, statistics suggest that around 42% of people do some shopping online. With many apps available on smartphones, a lot of these transactions are on mobiles. Large busy crowds and heavy shopping bags put people off going in to stores.  With the UK’s purse strings being tightened…

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A New Money Outlook For The New Year

Ok, so the new year is coming, and all you should be thinking about is what you’re going to do for Christmas, and how you’re going to see the new year in. You’re probably going through all of the things in your head that you need to pay for, and quickly trying to figure out a way how you’re going…

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Getting Prepared For 2019

Well we are nearly at the end of another year. 2018 you have been an up and down year for me. Losing my dad back in April then having my second daughter 3 days later was a complete emotional roller coaster. So I’m hoping by getting prepared and planning ahead 2019 will be less highs and lows and will be…

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Maternity Leave Second Time Around and How It’s Different

I’m back to work in just 3 weeks. Maternity leave second time around has gone extremely fast. But then I’ve had a toddler and a baby to care for. Plus I lost my dad right at the start. Do I feel ready to go back to work? I do and I don’t. I do to have some adult company and…

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