Fun ways to teach your child about nature

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Children have wild imaginations and they also love to be able to learn more about the world and everything that lives within it. As a parent you have a great chance to teach your child about nature and the beauty of the planet from a young age to help them be more caring and considerate as they grow older in the years to come.

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One door closes; Muddling through Motherhood, Baby to pre-school years

I’ve sloped off gradually from blogging over the last few months in a bid to focus more on self care, achieving other life goals and just, well, living away from a laptop a little more. However I knew the day would come when I couldn’t not write this blog post. more “One door closes; Muddling through Motherhood, Baby to pre-school years”

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#MUMATHON DONE

Way back at the end of January I committed to using my last month as a stay at home Mum for good. In a stroke of luck and timing, I was asked by Child.org to champion their #TeamMum campaign and try and raise some moolah for Mums in Africa who frankly put my Mum muddles to shame.

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Keeping young kids comfy in hot weather

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Warmer weather is, fingers crossed, on its way. It’s unlikely to be a scorching April, but it’s hopefully safe to say that we’ve left the frosts and storms behind and we are moving into brighter times. It’s certainly starting to look and feel a lot like spring.

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Guest post: 4 Family-Work balance tips for ambitious mompreneurs

Nowadays, the workforce is overrun by tough, persistent and hard-working mothers determined to provide for their families. It seems as being a working mom is one of the most difficult, if not impossible lifestyles a strong woman might choose for herself and her family. Whether it is dealing with the crippling feeling of succeeding at work, failing at home or wishing you had more time to spend with your children, it is certain that mom entrepreneurs deserve much more appreciation.

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Learning to unplug

I think I’m addicted to my phone.

There I said it.

But it’s alright, because looking around, I can see we all are a little bit hooked. And that makes it okay? Doesn’t it? more “Learning to unplug”

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Returning to work: First steps

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There are many reasons you may have had a period out of work. Whatever the underlying cause, when it is time to return you are likely going to have to be mindful of how you make that transition.

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Blogs change lives; lives change blogs

Those that know blogging might be familiar with the phrase ‘Blogs change Lives’ as coined by the rather inspiring Aby Moore (You Baby Me Mummy) and the title of her excellent ‘Blogging how to’ book.

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Muddling in America

Last summer as we collapsed in a heap after a long journey home from Greece, slightly (alot) hungover with two tired kids, we discussed the benefits of holidaying on the homeland in 2019, and declared we were kinda glad to not have to face a flight with kids for a few years. more “Muddling in America”

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Freeing up more money for the things that matter most

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As many people have observed throughout history, it’s really difficult to imagine ever having “too much money.”

No matter what your particular situation is in life, whether you’re single, or have a family who depends on you, it’s inevitable that you will find yourself feeling – at least sometimes – that it would really be great if you’d have a bit more income, and a few less expenses.

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