Parenting

A collection of posts sharing advice, guidance and thoughts on parenting

3 HUGE Reasons why Life Insurance is so important for families with children

Reasons why Life Insurance is so important Do you have life insurance? It is so important to have life insurance I really cannot stress it…

New baby budgeting – 3 ways to cut costs

So you’ve got a new baby on the way – congratulations! There’s nothing more exciting than looking forward to those first moments with your child.…

3 big financial challenges when you have a baby

When you first find out you are pregnant feelings are often intense. If planned or a welcome surprise they can be incredibly happy feelings but…

Ways to show your kids how to save

I have just read a great article on 5 Ways to Show Your Kids How to Save Money and it really got me thinking. The…

Cutting Costs When You’re Expecting a Child

Cutting Costs When You’re Expecting a Child   There are few things in life that kick you into gear like expecting a child. As soon…

Fertility tourism – keeping a lid on costs

From Dr Caroline Phillips, founder of Fertility Clinics Abroad  Introduction Last year we teamed up with Fertility Network UK to look at the main drivers…

Living With Your Baby – Tips For New Parents

A new baby in the house can be a particularly challenging experience for any parent. This is even more true when you’ve never had a…

Find The Balance Between Being Yourself And Being Mom

Becoming a mom, might be one of the most difficult things you’ll ever do. Your entire identity gets altered within a few moments. Suddenly everything…

Party On at Smyths Toys on 26 May

Party at Smyths Toys So what plans do you have for next weekend?     How about a bit of free fun – and a…

Preparing for a Baby – Make Sure You Action These Top Tips

  Preparing for a baby to arrive is a fun and exciting proposition, and something you need to plan for. There is a lot to…

5 Small Business ideas For Stay-At-Home Parents

  When you first become a parent, you’re planning too, or you’ve been a parent for a few years, you may find it useful to…

Facing Infertility after 35

  Facing Infertility after 35 Declines in egg quality and quantity beginning at age 32 can make becoming pregnant naturally more challenging for women in…

How to win £5000 in school trips with Boots Soltan

Boots Soltan Sun Ready Schools is a curriculum-linked programme which provides free teaching resources that help to equip teachers and pupils with all the knowledge…

5 essential tips to keep kids safe online

Like it or not our children are going to spend time online. Homework is often online or demands the use of online resources. Our children…

Huge Baby Products Sale at Ali Express

Oh, I do love a brilliant bargain and I know that you, my lovely blog readers, love one too. I am so excited to show…

Top 5 Wardrobe Staples for New Mums

Wardrobe Staples for New Mums   There are some wardrobe essentials which every woman relies on throughout the year, and that doesn’t change when we…

The 2018 Baby Catalogue from Smyths

Ooh, we have just received the Baby Catalogue from Smyths. It is rather fabulous and makes shopping form home super simple. The first pages tell…

Making that Nursery/First Room More Affordable

Title: Making that Nursery/First Room More Affordable   Yikes! The costs of raising lovely little people soon mount up don’t they? Before they’re even out…

6 Best Baby Shower Gifts That Will Last a Lifetime

  Even as an auntie to a combined total of five nieces and nephews, I’m lucky that I can say I’ve only ever endured the…

What to Do if Your Baby is Born Disabled

Bringing a baby into the world is an exciting and often scary experience, however, most parents expect to bring a healthy baby home. Sadly, whilst…