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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 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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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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