Single Mum Survival Tips

Today I’m sharing my survival tips for single Mums. Over the years, I’ve developed a sixth sense for spotting the newly single Mum in a crowd. It’s a curious mixture of panic and defiance. One half is all, “Oh God, what am I going to do?” and the other, “I’m…

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This Old House.

It’s just a house. It’s just four (wonky) walls and a roof. Just a house. Except it’s not just a house. It never is. It’s a home, and it’s packed with memories and the story of our lives together. And now it’s sold. In just over seven days, we’ll be…

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Choosing GCSE Options: Tips for Parents

Now that Flea is in her third year of senior school, she’s been asked to think about choosing her GCSE options. As a parent, the first tip I can offer you is give yourself time. Because you need to fully experience that, “Oh my God, how is my baby choosing…

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Tips for Fussy Eaters from a Mum Who’s Been There!

There are lots of tips for fussy eaters if you search online. “Add a small amount of food to the edge of their plate,” says one expert. “Try new foods 16 times,” says another. And it’s all VERY well meaning, but sometimes family life is busy and you just don’t…

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How to Set Up Parental Controls on an iPhone

Today I’m sharing a guide of how to set up parental controls on an iPhone or iPad, using the new Screen Time controls in iOS 12. They’re a great way of keeping kids safe and monitoring their activity on a mobile phone. If you’ve ever looked into any sort of…

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