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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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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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5 practical tips for building your CV and applying for jobs online

As someone who’s gone through the process of applying for jobs recently, after a nine-year career. I’ve read every bit of useful, up to date information Google has to offer. I’m sharing this with you…

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Why budgeting is vital in the midst of the cost of living crisis

Budgeting is easy when you have a secure income, which isn’t likely to fluctuate. It becomes extremely difficult when you have a lack of money to go around, bills piling up and you need to…

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The emotional toll of job hunting following a secure nine-year career

Going from a secure job for nine years, to no job and being thrown into the unknown is pretty scary. As a family, we could survive financially a little while on the money we had,…

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The downside of being educated career-focused, and a working mum

Even as I sit to write this post, I still have mixed feelings on the subject of being a working mum.  For the first two years of my baby girl’s life, I managed a full-time…

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6 reasons why I love working from home

I know it’s not for everyone, but I loved working from home. But I am a homely person and frankly never used to spend enough time here. I would be sitting at my desk in…

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Why I always search for the best deals when making online purchases

When going about my normal purchases, I am a savvy saver. I’ve always used the hacks to secure the best deals and I will discuss them in more detail throughout this blog post. Following a…

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The top side hustles that make real money

Side hustles are all of the rage right now. As people are looking at ways to supplement their income away from their 9-5, a side hustle gives a great opportunity to make life that little…

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Why it’s important to create new family time habits when you have a toddler

Let’s be honest. Babies are cute, but they don’t do very much. I remember my hubby saying they would have so much fun together when our little bundle of joy was a bit older and…

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The reasons I’ve had a love-hate relationship with charity shops over the years

When I was a teenager, I hated my mum visiting charity shops and cheap supermarkets, for fear we would get teased at school. Now I look back and think it’s silly kid stuff. But at…

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