Parenting

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

How much do parents spend on lost school items?

How much do parents spend on lost school items? Each and every year I spend time and money trying to find or replacing my children’s…

30 hours childcare – cutting through the confusion

Liz Bayram, Chief Executive, Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years The introduction of 30 hours funded childcare for 3 and 4-year-olds in September this…

5 things to remember on the first day back at school

That first day back at school After six glorious weeks of lazy mornings, late nights and days filled with fun activities, getting back into the…

How Gardening Can Improve the Development of Young Children

Gardening and child development To be a well-rounded human, we need to nurture our mind, body and soul. We must eat well, exercise regularly and…

Can you give a Salute to the Lionesses? #Lionesses

UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 begins this week and Little Mix and the women’s England football team are asking for our support. In this video featuring…

Handwriting practise starts at home

Handwriting practise starts at home Among the founding principles of the UK’s Early Years curriculum, writing and drawing are symbolic behaviours in the development of…

Why Maternity Tights Are a Lifesaver for Pregnant Women

Pregnancy can be one of the most wild and emotional times of your life – apart from the physical changes that your body experiences, pregnancy…

How to Get Your Pre-Baby Body Back

Pregnancy is an incredible, beautiful life experience and the time after your baby’s birth is even more so. However, we all know how quickly our…

A Pregnancy Guide Infographic

A Pregnancy Guide Infographic Take a look at his fabulous pregnancy guide infographic from Hartmann direct It is so useful and even covers areas that…

Surviving the Family Holiday

Surviving the Family Holiday Family holidays are fun, but they aren’t going to be peaceful journeys but I think the majority of parents know that…

Fun and Interactive Sun Safety Resources to Educate Kids

Sun Safety Resources We are a family of sun lovers ..all of us feel so much happier in the sunshine and cannot wait to get…

Tax-free childcare for self-employed parents – at last!

Childcare costs can be pretty overwhelming in today’s economic market, with many parents feeling that they instead have to take a lengthy career break to…

Cheap things to do with your family

Cheap things to do with your family Having fun with your family does not have to come with a thousand pound price tag. If you…

Our trip to the SSE Women’s FA Cup Final #girlsandfootball

Women’s FA Cup Final In recent years The FA have worked very hard to involve girls in the game of football on a local level…

Did you underestimate the cost of raising a child under five?

Whitestep is a company specialising in cool and innovative baby and children’s products. They have recently undertaken some research around parenting expectations and they have…

A brilliant subscription box for tweens – Baebox

If you are looking for a subscription box for tweens I highly recommend Baebox – there is a boy and girl tween version and teen…

Seeing Double and Loving It: Today’s Top Tech Just for Moms of Twins

Top Tech for Moms of Twins There is an old saying that states one baby takes up all your time, and two babies can’t take…

Furniture tips for new mums

It is a such a joy to plan and decorate a room for your baby  but it can also be overwhelming. Parenting magazines and catalogues…

Decluttering tips for new moms – How you can keep your room clean despite being busy

Today – Decluttering tips for new moms It’s indeed a puzzle! Children’s rooms are usually small, most often they’re shared and may even lack any…

Innovative Baby Products

According to a recent survey by “The Bump”, over three quarters of mums say that technology is an important factor when buying baby products and…