The Bedtime Struggle Is Real.

I wouldn’t be surprised if you read the title of this post and felt bemused. After all, my children are nearly 8 and 6, surely the bedtime struggle is a distant memory? I’d love to…

48 Hour Sickness Rule – Reasonable Or Ridiculous?

Despite a vast history of allergies and other medical conditions, we are usually quite lucky when it comes to bugs and germs. The children very rarely come down with sickness bugs. When they do, thankfully…

Tried And Tested Ways To Get Rid Of Head Lice.

Since the start of the current academic year, we have been plagued by the dreaded head lice. I’ve spent more than £70 on over the counter treatments in just 5 months. No matter how hard…

10 Cleaning Hacks Every Parent Needs To Know.

Let’s face it, having kids can be grim at times. As parent’s we are subjected to being a target for bodily fluids and dirt. I often feel like I’ll never have an empty laundry basket…

Why I’ll Never Regret Being A Young Mum.

Being a young mum is hard, and I mean really hard. Do you know what makes it even harder? The stigma. People see a young mum and immediately assume she’s draining the benefits system, laying…

Restore Peace And Harmony: How To Ease Sibling Conflict.

There is a fine line between love and hate. One minute my children absolutely adore each other, the next they are winding each other up beautifully. Sibling arguments happen daily in this house, usually over…

Surviving Christmas As A Single Parent.

Regardless of how long you’ve been a single parent or the circumstances surrounding your family, being a single parent at Christmas is tough. It’s not just the practicalities such as finances that are stressful, every family…