Celebrating the power of football with SSE #ad

With the Women’s FA Cup coming up, now is the perfect time to celebrate women and girls’ football. A season of great football will culminate in the SSE Women’s FA Cup Final at Wembley on Saturday 4th May – an exciting outing for all the family to see a top class footballing spectacle. We held…

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Recipe: Quick Massaman Curry #meatmatters

This week I created a delicious Massaman Curry inspired by our family holiday to Thailand last year. I love holidays for the exposure to new tastes and ideas when it comes to food. It is far too easy to get into a rut when meal planning, of the same old tried and true dishes so…

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SEND Parents & their mental health

The last month saw Mental Health Awareness Week.  As a SEND parent, as with most parents, I’m often focused more on my kids than myself.  Bringing up kids can be stressful but the facts show that bringing up a child with additional needs are more likely to struggle in some areas including that of stress…

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Twitter chat: Raising Boys & Girls in the MeToo Era #BritMumsMeToo

In our Twitter chat on Monday (11th March) mothers of all age children discussed how we raise our boys and girls with respect to #MeToo issues. As expected, comments were thoughtful and thought-provoking. We were definitely channeling Whitney Houston –  “I believe the children are our are future Teach them well and let them lead…

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Finance: What type of payer are you?

Last month I asked everyone what kind of spender are you? It seems a natural progression to now ask how you pay for the things that you do spend your money on. There is more to it than that. Recently I wrote post questioning is cash dead? The reason for this is with bank branch…

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Dads: Perspectives on Valentine’s Day

What do you think of Valentine’s Day? Is it a day to celebrate art of romance? Or just another ‘event’ day that has been commercialised to death? Here are six perspectives from six different dads. Overpriced and multi-coloured flowers Mark from Big Man in the Woods expresses what I think many men (and women) feel…

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