Laundry can consume a huge amount of time when you have a family. Firstly, there’s the normal laundry of each family member, then there’s bedding, towels, swimming kit, school uniforms, muddy things from busy weekends, more muddy things from any outdoor hobbies, sports kit and so on. It is basically a never-ending cycle. At least, it is in our house.
The big fat myth Work/life balance, how many times do you hear people reference this? I mean, the number of companies that advertise this as a perk of working for them – it’s crazy. It’s a big, fat, myth. The only people who can even do a reasonable job of half pulling this off are […]
Batch cooking is something I love. It helps me to stay in control and on top of everything and all the demands of a large busy family. It takes time but the time spent always pays off.
I feel really lucky that we don’t struggle to get our children outside. Sometimes we struggle to get them back inside. I know though, from speaking with other parents that it can be a real struggle for some to just get children to play outside. If you worry that your children spend too much time […]
A study of 2,000 mums and dads of 16-21-year-olds found one in six ‘helped’ their offspring to pay for their first vehicle, contributing an average of 45 per cent of the total cost.
Money struggles affect a lot of people, whether you have one child or multiple. Being able to take them out during half terms and holidays is nice, but is something that can make money a little bit tighter.
Do you consider your child to be a fussy eater? A survey of 2,000 parents of children aged four to 16 found three in five consider their child a ‘fussy eater’.
I don’t think that anyone can ever be a perfect parent and I don’t believe in parenting experts. What I do believe though, is that as parents we become experts in our own children. That doesn’t mean we don’t get it wrong, hell, we get it wrong all the time, it just means we know our children best.