Parenting

A collection of posts sharing advice, guidance and thoughts on parenting on the Baby Budgeting blog.

Respect on the road could save a child

You may have heard of Axa because of Axa car insurance but this article is actually Axa  promoting car etiquette. People are rude and dangerous on the…

How to get started as a business mum

How to get started as a business mum A brilliant guest post by the fab Helen Lindop Many mums are starting businesses so they can…

July Round up – Mums taking care of themsleves.

Wow July’s blog has been packed full of information to support mms taking care of themselves. Thank you to everyone who contributed and commented. You…

Using aromatherapy to relieve stress

Big thanks to aromatherapy expert Justine Di Cesare for this useful guest post If you are feeling stressed out aromatherapy is really easy to use…

How to get a bit more (mummy me time!)

 Thanks for this guest post go to  to our savvy mum of the month Maggy Woodley (of Red Ted Art  )for some top tips. Her…

Get beach ready fast – without spending a fortune

This is a guest post by the very lovely, absolutely beach ready Liz Jarvis As well as blogging at www.kidstart.co.uk/livingwithkids, Liz Jarvis is the former Editor…

Look after your breasts – get a ‘good’ bra

Thanks to T-J Hughes for this extremely useful guest post One of the areas of our health and well-being that women often forget about, or…

Babysitters on a budget – some advice

Babysitters on a budget Babysitters It goes without saying its crucial to get yourself a babysitter you absolutely trust. In the early days, a social…

Taking care of mum

This is a guest post from life coach Grace Marshall. It’s excllent advice…………………You’ll find Grace’s own blog at www.grace–marshall.com Mums are amazing. Some of the…

20 minutes (to a gorgeous mum)

When I found out that Baby Budgeting was focusing on Mum’s and how they can look and feel fabulous throughout July I had to ask…

Parenthood, the Mellow Way from Jumbly Mummy x

Parenthood, the Mellow Way Thanks to Emma Button for this inspiring, calming guest post.  Emma  is a working mum who blogs at Mellow Mummy. A…

Mums forever and a place to rest

Some lovely thoughts on being a mum long term and the need to rest from guest poster and freelance journalist Deborah Dooley who blogs at  http://www.retreatsforyou.blogspot.com/  …

Ten top tips on dressing well for mums

I’ve long been looking for advice on dressing well for mums and finally here are some top tips from a top designer Today there is…

The simple things in life; walking for exercise and relaxation

Thanks to Nicki Cawood for this lovely guest post. Nicki has a fab brand new blog at http://curlyandcandid.blogspot.com come and say hello!  You know the feeling,…

Making Space for the Arrival of a New Baby

Making Space for the Arrival of a New Baby Space is never more at a premium than when a baby is on the way, but…

Mummy Make Up …What do you use?

Thanks to Becky a.k.a English Mum  (a top mummy blogger) for sharing her mummy make up tips. Do check out her English Mum blog it’s…

Exercise on a budget for a new mum

Exercise on a budget This is an extract from my book    How to afford time off with your baby – 101 ways to ease the financial strain …

From burnout to brilliant – Fabulous free e-course designed for mums

Are you a busy mum, at the heart of your family, the main person holding everything together? Would you like More time? More energy? More…

Walking back to healthiness – week 1

This week I have been trying to walk a bit more than usual.  I have a little red car that I am ashamedly quite attached too…

July is about parents taking care of ourselves

When you become a new parent ( or from my experience even one with a 3 and a 6 year old!) your own needs often…