GUEST POST: Nourish

A Child is born

My first son Jul was born, and like most mothers, I adored him and doted on him, and above all I wanted everything to be perfect for him, but sadly that was not to be.  Very early on my husband and I detected that something was not quite right.  more “GUEST POST: Nourish”

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GUEST POST: 5 Reasons why your child should understand that risk taking and failure can be good

One of the scariest things that anyone of any age can face has to be taking a risk and failing at it. It doesn’t matter if you are an adult or if you are child, you might be tempted to play it safe, rather than risking a negative outcome. more “GUEST POST: 5 Reasons why your child should understand that risk taking and failure can be good”

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GUEST POST: Protect your smart home against hackers

Unless you are a Luddite or some other kind of technophobe, you and your family may have already started filling your home with the latest smart home devices. more “GUEST POST: Protect your smart home against hackers”

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GUEST POST: Removing weeds from your lawn using natural solutions

When you sprinkle your garden, the nutrients that you want your plants to consume might be snatched by the unwanted weeds lying around. I am positive that weeds are plotting world domination. more “GUEST POST: Removing weeds from your lawn using natural solutions”

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Guest post: 10 Home spa hacks

I have no plans to be whisked away to a spa weekend anytime soon, unlike EVERYONE I seem to talk to these days (*sob*). Therefore, these home spa hacks sent over to me by Gwen Lewis are about as close to an indulgent day of pampering as it gets… although it’s 8 weeks until my birthday HINT HINT 😉 more “Guest post: 10 Home spa hacks”

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GUEST POST: Tips for building beautiful small gardens quickly

Space can be an issue for many aspiring gardeners. After all, people aspire to have huge, beautiful gardens filled with a variety of flowers and trees. There’s nothing wrong with wanting to achieve this, but there’s also no shame in having small yet admirable gardens. In fact, designing your small garden might just convince you that size doesn’t always equate to being better. Due to the small size, such a garden will be easier to manage and will have a unique charm to it. Thus, we have provided several tips in achieving small yet wondrous gardens. more “GUEST POST: Tips for building beautiful small gardens quickly”

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GUEST POST: 11 Tools women homeowners should have in their toolbox

A well-equipped toolbox is very necessary for doing all the jobs around the home especially for women who prefer the soft work and doing it in a right way without any hesitation. Almost everything ranging from hanging a normal picture frame to repairing your furniture or even doing some handy work for home improvement requires a legitimate way or capable tools to get completed. more “GUEST POST: 11 Tools women homeowners should have in their toolbox”

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GUEST POST: How Motherhood made me a better doctor

I have been a medical doctor for over fifteen years. About thirteen years ago I had my first child. Those first two years of practising medicine, I would see anxious parents with their sick children, at the time I did not realise but I could not really fully appreciate their concerns. Not really identifying that look on mum’s face, where any parent will instantly recognize that they’ve been up all night with a feverish child or a vomiting baby. Once I had my own children I was able to use a very powerful tool in my consultations, I was able to practice empathy. more “GUEST POST: How Motherhood made me a better doctor”

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Guest post: 3 Money Tips for the Stay at Home Parent

Reducing from two salaries to one (in conjunction with increasing your household from two people to more) is no walk in the park. The financial impact for a stay at home parent is pretty obvious, and if you think it’s all coffee mornings, shopping and brunches you should think again. Being at home whilst trying not to spend isn’t easy, and there is a bigger picture to consider beyond the day to day self control of spending on bacon baps and lattes. more “Guest post: 3 Money Tips for the Stay at Home Parent”

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Summer Boredom Buster ideas for cool Mums : A guest post by Emma Lawson

I haven’t really shared much in the way of guest posts before, but when Emma approached me about writing a post for cool mums about how to beat boredom this summer, I was all ears. After all, we have 6 long weeks of holidays looming upon us and I’m always open to new ideas to get the girls outdoors and away from the dreaded box when the sun makes an appearance.  more “Summer Boredom Buster ideas for cool Mums : A guest post by Emma Lawson”

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