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Month: June 2016

The weaning journey; it’s a long road!

The weaning journey; it’s a long road!

I thought i’d post an update on weaning, and how we’re getting on with food now that Baby B is 15 months old!

The Unfortunate Circumstances Families Would Rather Avoid

The Unfortunate Circumstances Families Would Rather Avoid

We are all incredibly attached to our families, and we always want what is best for all of them. It is always terrible when something happens which threatened to put something on the way of us and our loved ones, even if this at first […]

Tearful Goodbyes: Preparing For Empty Nest Syndrome

Tearful Goodbyes: Preparing For Empty Nest Syndrome

Empty nest syndrome is something all parents will experience in their lives. It is the moment when the children leave home and all of a sudden the house is quiet. While some parents look forward to this moment, there are others who struggle and deal […]

Mini-Homes! How To Make The Most Of Limited Space

Mini-Homes! How To Make The Most Of Limited Space

There’s a fantasy that a lot of people have about getting to live in a really big house. After all, when people think about things like winning the lottery, one of the first things that they think of is usually buying something like a mansion. […]

Subscription Box Review | Degustabox

Subscription Box Review | Degustabox

Time for another peek inside a Degustabox!  What does June have in store for us…

Your Summer Gift Guide Sorted: What To Buy For Those Special Occasions

Your Summer Gift Guide Sorted: What To Buy For Those Special Occasions

Summer is finally here, and many of us are looking forward to celebrating special occasions and catching up with friends and family. While it’s fantastic to have a packed diary, being sociable can have its downsides. If you’re not a gift buying guru, the prospect […]

Poorly in Spain

Poorly in Spain

We were all looking forward to a much longed for family holiday in Marbella.  My Mum had booked the villa months ago, for us to have our first holiday as a family of 9.  We decided against going last year when Freddie was 3 months old […]

The Parental Educational Debate

The Parental Educational Debate

When you’re a parent, it can often feel like you’re putting your life on hold to concentrate on your kids. It’s true that life will never be the same again – and how can it? You have somebody else to be responsible for except for […]

Know Your Rights If You, Or Anyone In Your Family is Involved in a Work Accident

Know Your Rights If You, Or Anyone In Your Family is Involved in a Work Accident

If you or your partner have ever been involved in an accident directly related to your work then you may be eligible for some sort of compensation. Accidents at work can substantially affect all areas of your life, from time with your family to getting […]

How Soon Is Too Soon: University Fees For Your Children

How Soon Is Too Soon: University Fees For Your Children

The cost of obtaining a university degree is one of those thoughts you have regarding your child’s future, and then swiftly put to the back of your mind. In the early years, you’re so busy, so consumed with the basic tasks of parenthood that considering […]