Dairy free cinnamon and raisin oatmeal cookies recipe

This is our family’s go-to cookie recipe. They are so simple and quick to make and the whole family loves them. Even the fussy kids. They love to help to make them too. We have been making them for years…

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Your legal entitlement to take unpaid parental leave

Last year I posted on my social media about how I was using unpaid parental leave to cover our childcare for some of the school holidays. I was surprised at how many people didn’t know they were entitled to take…

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Coronavirus has highlighted that the way we handle sickness in employment needs to change

When I’m not running this blog I have another job. I’m a service improvement and performance officer. I’m responsible for improving services organisations through analysing their procedures, policies and performance data and helping them to create better strategies, policies and…

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My favourite memories of childhood pleasures in the 80s and 90s

With the proliferation of social media now, there is often so much pressure on parents these days to live the picture-perfect Pinterest life. Especially when it comes to school holidays! To live your best life on Instagram, with the perfect…

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AD: Emma mattress review, unboxing and discount code

Regular readers will know that our kids have been frequent wakers since birth and that I’m now thrilled that they are both pretty much sleeping through the night at 7 and 4. It’s amazing. So amazing I wanted to celebrate…

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