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Childminder VS nursery – Is putting your child in the nursery worth it? 

Part 5 of the Working Mum Mini-Series A little rant about childcare challenges in the UK There is no getting away from the fact childcare in the UK is expensive. And this makes it difficult…

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The Importance of Achieving a Work-Life Balance

Post 7 – Working Mum Mini-Series I’ve spoken recently about personally finding a work-life balance moving forward. But for this article, I’m interested in exploring why people go to work every day. What motivates you…

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How to Keep a Toddler Entertained on a Long Flight 

As this is something we will need to deal with eventually, it’s on my radar. There isn’t just me and the hubby to pack for anymore. And as you all know, toddlers come along with…

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Why I Am Pursuing Financial Wellness Advice

Like a lot of families, we planned a long time ago to get up to date with bills and start planning financially for our future. Unfortunately, a series of events hit, which meant our financial…

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My Ultimate Travel Bucket List For The Future

I was recently out with a friend and the most exciting part of our conversation was planning where we want to travel next. It’s exciting to talk about the logistics, check out prices online, and wonder…

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Why Buying A Dining Table Was A Game Changer In Our House

It’s so exciting hunting for a bargain. And this is exactly what I did with our latest star purchase.  I talked recently about shopping on a second-hand marketplace. eBay is the name everyone thinks of…

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Why Shopping On A Second-Hand Marketplace Is The Way Forward

I was buying second-hand long before Love Island decided to sponsor eBay, in their bid to get away from fast fashion. In this article, I want to discuss the amazing benefits of a second-hand marketplace.…

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Sharing my own financial difficulties and being honest about our struggles

Post 6 – Working Mum Mini-Series I know this is an important topic at the moment. Most families are feeling the impact of rising food and fuel costs, coupled with a lack of wages increasing…

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Branded Mini Prosecco From Say It With Champers

PR product / AD I am so happy to be working with Say It With Champers again. And this time, I have opted for the blog logo on the bottle. Who are Say It With…

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How To Get The Most Out Of Hybrid Work Meetings

As someone who regularly attends work meetings, there is a certain expectation about what you will get from the person chairing the meeting. I thought this was the perfect time to share some tips on…

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Being an exhausted working mum & why I started the Working Mum Mini-Series

Because my career has always dominated my life, balancing work and home life is currently an important subject for me. I am one exhausted working mum! Moreso, over the last few years – living through…

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