We made the bold leap to having one family car back in 2012, when our daughter was less than a year old and we had realised 50% of our vehicle assets were sitting stationary on our driveway most of the time.
more “Working Mum Life… can we muddle through with one car?”
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Let’s face it finding a new car can be a challenge. It’s a big purchase, so it’s important to make sure you get it right for you and your family. For those looking for a car through the Motability scheme, the search can be even harder.
more “Choosing a Motability car”
There was a time when the thought of having one car between Dad Muddling Through and I just would have sent me
running driving for the hills. In the days when we both worked, and lived a pretty active social life that covered a 50 mile distance across Kent.
However, at some point in time, whilst we were both still working, we made the decision to join forces and share a car. more “Could you cope as a one car family?”
From day one, the very beginning of our new job as parents, we took it upon ourselves to ensure our tiny newborn was snugly and safely fitted in her group 0 car seat on that first journey of many; taking her home from the hospital.
It’s a hard mentality to un-do, and quite rightly so, as the safe transit of your precious cargo remains the number one priority on any car journey. But five years on, I’m wondering if I have lost my way on the do’s and don’ts of car safety with kids. more “Children, car seats and the law…”
* Collaborative post
The day we drove our first born daughter home from the hospital was the start of many things… sleepless nights, unconditional love, the transformation of us into parents, but also the day something else in our minds would shift. more “Being a family car cliche; why we love our Nissan Qashquai”