family finances, Family Life, Motherhood

A Happy Place

I realise I haven't written for a while, and my last posts were very much on the negative side. I'm happy to say things are looking up now. Some major changes have happened in our lives and it has brought things together, or started to at least. Firstly, I threatened to leave D. After my… Continue reading A Happy Place

Family Life, Motherhood

Baby B & The Body Shop At Home

I know it's been quite a while since I wrote here, a month actually, and I apologise. Life has swept me away a bit and I've been plugging myself into other things which meant I let this slide. But I'm here now with a little life update! So, Baby B now has 6 teeth! And… Continue reading Baby B & The Body Shop At Home

family finances, Family Life, Motherhood

Working From Home As A Mum

Those of you who have read my last post will remember that we have found ourselves facing redundancy from my husband's job. As a result of this I have spent some time considering options that I can do from home to save us from putting Baby B into childcare while still earning a few pennies… Continue reading Working From Home As A Mum

Family Life, Motherhood

The News Of Redundancy

For those of you in the UK, you may remember back in February that Honda announced the closure of their factory in Swindon. For us this has a massive effect. My husband works there currently and our entire plan was built around his continued progression through the company and the wage that that would pull… Continue reading The News Of Redundancy

Hints and Tips, Motherhood

Ideas To Keep A Baby Entertained

Do you find it a touch difficult to keep your little one entertained? I know this is something I have struggled with since Baby B has become more alert and mobile. She bores so easily and I found myself getting frustrated with trying to keep her entertained. With that in mind I thought I'd share… Continue reading Ideas To Keep A Baby Entertained

Baby Care, Motherhood

Baby Weaning

Since we were children a lot of the advice on baby care has changed, a fact which seems to completely escape people when it comes to weaning. When we were nearing the 4 month mark I heard a lot of 'well we started solids at 12 weeks and mine were fine' from the older generation,… Continue reading Baby Weaning