Parenting

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

Back to School Coats from House of Fraser

Back to School Coats from House of Fraser I woke up on Friday morning and felt that familiar scent of Autumn in the air. It…

Tesco wins the best supermarket school uniform test

Have you bought your children’s school uniform yet? Back to school is just on the horizon and it’s time to get sorted! We have much…

What sounds make your baby happy?

What sounds make your baby happy? I love to look back at the time my children were babies. So many things made them happy. They…

Are children learning the value of money too late?

Are children learning the value of money too late ? A recent survey from icount has shown that 15% of parents with 1 child think…

What would your Mum Salary be ?

I have long suspected I worked many, many hours in regard to being a mum. On a typical day yesterday I … Drove my son…

How to try a new sport for free this summer with Weetabix

As you know I love a freebie! Throughout July and August, the nations leading breakfast cereal Weetabix* are running an absolutely brilliant  ‘Summer of Sport’…

How to teach children about money

How to teach children about money It is so important to teach children about money. They spend so much time at school being taught about…

How to baby proof your home

How to baby proof your home? It can be hard to know where to begin can’t it when it comes to baby proofing your home.…

Help your child with their career choices

Help your child with their career choices What does your child want to be when they grow up. They get asked that question all the…

Mum Hacks Review

Today – Mum Hacks Review Mum Hacks is a new book by parenting author Tanith Carey.  If you believe in the mantra work smarter not…

10 gorgeous gift ideas for a baby shower

Baby showers are growing increasingly popular here in the UK and  I have to say I would have loved one. I actually hostedone for my…

Tips for buying second-hand cots and buggies

Having babies is an exciting new adventure. One that involves a massive amount of spending and purchasing in preparation for the little people. However, you…

Sign up for free tennis lessons this summer #TennisForKids

I absolutely love tennis for so many reasons and I firmly believe it is a sport for everyone. Let me tell you our tennis story…

The most fabulous food storage to reduce waste

I hate wasting food..it really annoys me, It is such a waste of money isn’t it and a waste of effort and energy in preparing…

Pampers Wonder Week

Between 31st March – 6th April, Pampers  we are working with selected retailers across the UK on a Wonder Week of amazing deals! This is…

Planning your children’s inheritance

I don’t find it the easiest thing to write about but I know I have buried my head in the sand about such issues for…

How to help your child be more successful at school

There are many differences in the way people parent and we all have different goals for your children don’t we? But wanting our children to…

Good sources of advice for new parents

Oh I don’t know about you but when I had my first child everyone and their sister had advice for me. Do this…do that…buy this…

How to change a child’s name by deed poll

How to change a child’s name Did you know under British law you can change your name or your child’s name as often as you…

Why parents need to play

Why parents need to play “We don’t stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing” George Bernard Shaw • 6…