2016-07-08

Tips for realistic menu planning for feeding the family

Look around online and you will find plenty of posts and websites about how to feed your family on a budget. They are everywhere and range from the “frozen food and packet food is fantastic” to “we must have 15 portions of fruit and veg a day or we will die” type posts. They range
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10 ways you know you are finally a grown up

Age is but a number and they say growing up is easy, but in my head I have always felt that I am in my mid 20s still. Stuck in the early 2000’s and convinced that 2003 was only a couple of years ago.   It has only been in the last 6 months that
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Enhancing learning with Education Quizzes

Over recent months, Nathan’s Primary School have been setting homework tasks for his class via Mathletics, a website aimed at developing children’s mental maths based on their age group and key stage. The more they play, the more points they accumulate which can be traded in for avatar upgrades. It is such a great concept
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BritMums Live 2016 Round Up

Cake was eaten, wine was drunk, there we discussions about women’s fluidity and plenty of hugs. That can only mean that BritMums is over for another year. This year I did feel like something was missing. With the event being shorter than previous years and many long standing bloggers who I have met throughout the
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If money was no object, what would make your life full and meaningful?

To say that you have not ever thought of the “if I won the lottery…” would be a lie. We have all had those fleating thoughts and daydreams as to what we would do, what lavish life we would lead and how we would spend our winnings.  I would like you to do an exercise
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The case of the ex?

Apparently, we all have at least seven other doppelgangers, wandering around, living their own lives and oblivious to the other ‘gangers existence in another life. I have been mistaken for two of my doppelgangers in recent years. One is called Gill, that is all I know of her, being chased down the street by a
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I am going to BritMums Live 16

2016 marks the fourth year that I will be making my way down to London and enjoying the sights and sounds of #BMLive16. In true blogger fashion, I am joining in with the get to know me linky as this is the first year I am attending with my new blog – The Motherhood. So,
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Blog On MSI Linky Challenge

I am really excited to be joining in with Blog On MSI again this year.  It is my third year attending this one day blogging conference organised by the lovely Laura over at Tired Mummy of Two.  I am a bit strange in the way that I attend Blog On, not for the talks or
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PlayIt Manchester at MSI

At some point in your life you will have picked up a games console controller, or played a computer game of some sort.  It is a way of life now that has become the norm.  When I was 8, my Christmas present was a Sega Master System, the first generation of affordable home consoles with a
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