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Crowdfunding, in simple terms, is a way of raising money from lots of people via a website. It started in the US in 1997, and has gradually crossed over to the UK. Read more →
Alarm clock goes, you press snooze, oversleep, wake up and realise that you’re nearly half an hour behind schedule and start rallying the troops…it’s the story of many busy working mums’ lives, so comfort yourself with the fact that you’re not on your own.
All the rushing around might burn the odd calorie, but it really won’t help with your blood pressure. So, what can you do about it? Here are some tips. Read more →
Eeek! It’s that time again…the children are back at school and military operation and organisation that’s required of you has just kicked off.
There’s nothing like a fridge full of reminders to keep everything rocking like clockwork. Here’s a video on how to make button fridge magnets – you can customise them with creative crafts from the children: Read more →
Pushy parent syndrome irritates other parents, and leave teachers wanting to give detentions…and not to the children, but their parents. But you also want to keep on top of what your child is doing (or isn’t) at school before it’s too late…
So just how do you get the balance right? Here are some tips: Read more →
It’s time to start downsizing. You’ve had this home for a while now, and it suited you well when you had children. But, now, it’s just too much. What do you do? Well, downsizing is a process. You’ll need a step-by-step plan and ideas for furniture. In a sense, you’re adopting an entirely new life. Read more →
Congrats – you got the promotion, or new job! Now that the best is yet to come, here are some tips to help you succeed in your new role. Read more →
Business ideas come in all shapes and sizes…but they do come, and in different ways, when you least expect it to.
Sometimes, an idea could be staring us blank in the face, but we just can’t see it. If you’re looking for a business idea you can run with, you should keep reading. Read more →
A nationwide search to discover the next big story idea for children closes in just two weeks! Read more →
Many of us simply want our house to look clean and tidy, so we use products like bleach to help us achieve this aim.
The problem with cleaning products that are made from chemicals is that they can be harmful to the environment and potentially harmful to you or your family in certain circumstances. Read more →
Of all the subjects that children learn throughout their school lives, the two most important are English and maths. Forget about the classical studies, philosophy and the like – if you can’t read and write, or do basic sums, life can be a little more difficult in the real world. Read more →
If I had a pound for every time a working mum bemoaned how they wished there were more hours in the day, I’d be writing this from a palatial villa somewhere far away with iced cool drink in a tumbler.
Not that it’s always an invalid comment, sometimes, we could all genuinely do with more time to work through all the projects we need to complete. Read more →
These days, it seems that everyone is trying to fit a week’s worth of work into a day. While it may look like the epitome of efficiency efficiency, are you really making progress of just deceiving yourself?
Here are five time wasting activities you probably don’t even realise that you’re doing and how to avoid them. Read more →
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