Why I love my Portfolio Career

Everyone knows that the days of a “job for life” are long gone. We live in a world of redundancies, outsourcing and zero hour contracts. For parents, a traditional job is often not realistic due to the lack of flexibility and the cost of childcare. For all of these reasons, we are starting to see the rise of the portfolio…

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How to Become a Work at Home Mum – My Story

Becoming a work at home mum (or WAHM) is a goal for a lot of mums. Traditional jobs often lack the flexibility that parents need to be there for their children and childcare costs can outweigh the benefits of working outside the home. For me, becoming a work at home mum seemed quite a natural step as my mum was…

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A Review of the Gulliver’s Land Santa Sleepover

The annual visit to Father Christmas has changed a lot since I was little. In my day (the 80s in case you’re wondering), visiting Father Christmas involved a drop in visit at the local shopping centre while you were there buying Christmas presents. These days, most places require advance booking (or in the case of Harrods this year, a special…

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Parenting with Migraines

As anyone who suffers with them knows, a migraine is so much more than just a headache. They vary hugely from one person to another but common features include a throbbing headache, nausea, visual disturbances, neck pain and sensitivity to lights, sounds and smells. Migraines can be episodic, just happening from time to time, or chronic, happening for more than…

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The October Blog Tag

I was tagged by Jada at Unique Young Mum to answer some questions about myself. Tags like this are always fun for getting to know bloggers so here’s goes! Name? Jo. I don’t have a middle name but desperately wanted one as a child so used to pretend it was Elizabeth, it’s even on one of my bank accounts. What…

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