Erroneous Beliefs about the WAHM (Work at Home Mum)

I have been a Work at Home Mum (or WAHM, as the trendy kids call it) for over 5 years now. In that time I’ve discovered people have some odd ideas what a WAHM gets up to. If you’ve ever wondered what it’s really like to work at home when you have kids, check out my frequently asked questions. 1.…

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Why My Daughter goes to Bed Without Dinner Most Nights

Girl Child has always been a picky eater. When Boy Child was a baby, he would eat anything he was given. Not so Girl Child. Both of them were weaned with baby led weaning (because I’m too lazy to purée). Both of them were breastfeed until they were 13 months (because I’m too lazy to sterilise bottles). However, while Boy…

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Our Budget Living Room Makeover

We’ve lived in our house for 5 years and, while the kids rooms have been decorated, the downstairs hasn’t been touched. When we moved in the children were 9 months and just turned 3. Decorating our main living space seemed totally impossible. Fast forward 5 years and they’re both in school all day so it was time for our budget…

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Surviving The Reception/Year 1 Party Deluge

What is the Reception/year one party deluge? I hear you ask. It’s the time between the Christmas your child is in reception until the Christmas when they are in year one. During this time many Mum’s (presumably against their better judgement) decide they should hold an all class birthday party for their child. It usually starts after Christmas in the…

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Dinotropolis Review: New Dinosaur Attraction at Bluewater

Dinotropolis is a new Dinosaur adventure attraction at Bluewater shopping centre.  It’s a dinosaur themed soft play with some really awesome added extras. We were gifted tickets in exchange for a review but all opinions are our own. Check out our dinotropolis review to see how we got on. Arriving at Dinotropolis  We visited at 10am on a Sunday morning…

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