An open letter to my first born as he turns 7…

Oh my sweet boy, how are you turning 7? How are you closer to 10 than 1? Since the last time I wrote you one of these letters, a whole year has flown by. Time flies when you are having…

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My Christmas childhood memories…

Today I want to talk about Christmas memories. As parents/adults, I think sometimes we lose track of what Christmas meant to us as children. In my recent blog post about reducing stress at Christmas I mentioned a recent discussion I had with…

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Ways to reduce stress at Christmas

Last year I wrote about how children make Christmas, but they also spoil it a little too. Children do make Christmas magical but they also increase the workload exponentially. I’ve been wondering what are the best ways to simplify Christmas…

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Christmas gift ideas for modern women

Thanks to all of you who gave my gift guide for men who are hard to buy for so much love. Today it’s time for the women! There are a range of gifts from stocking fillers starting a £5 up…

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Best boots for autumn/winter for women who walk lots

It’s a 30 minute walk for us to my son’s school. The days I’m not at work and I’m home with my kids I tend to do at least 2 hours of walking a day, sometimes a couple of hours…

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