Dear Theresa May…

It’s no secret that I did not, personally, vote to leave the EU. Personally, I think leaving the EU is a terrible mistake. I think it’s a triumph of nationalism and pride over reason and economic good sense. You might think differently. That’s okay. We can agree to differ. And,…

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I’m Moving House and I’m Definitely Not Okay.

I am moving house and I am definitely not okay right now.  I don’t know why. But I’m feeling so stressed and irritated, and filled with a sense of foreboding. But this weekend I might have sat on the stairs and cried for 10 minutes because my daughter has no friends*.…

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20 Experience Gifts for Kids (Instead of More Stuff)

Experience Gifts for Kids are the Future! As we head towards Christmas aka The Season of All Shopping, I’m already on the hunt for gift ideas for my teen daughter. Increasingly, though, I’m trying to avoid buying yet more “stuff“. We already have crammed shelves, and wardrobes and more shoes…

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Nine Years of Blogging: A Love/Hate Affair

So here we are. It’s been nine years this week since I first posted on Who’s the Mummy. To commemorate the occasion I thought it would be interesting to reflect on how I feel about my blog after nine years. What are the things I enjoy, and what are the…

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Is it Time to Give Hauls the Heave-Ho?

Is it time for fast fashion clothing hauls to stop? Spend more than five minutes on YouTube these days and you’ll see an enormous number of haul videos. YouTubers showing off bagfuls of items they’ve bought, often from stores like Primark or Shein. It’s a similar story on Instagram.  I…

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