Archive of ‘Mum Life’ category

Reading with Kids – What We’ve Enjoyed this Week

Both my kids love reading and they always have. I want to keep this love of books and make sure we do lots of reading together. They have so many books, I’ve recently had a sort out and got rid of some of the books that are a bit too young for them now and replaced with a few new ones.

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How to Entertain Kids in Half Term on a Budget

Half term is next week and you’re probably racking your brains trying to thing of ideas to keep the kids entertained and happy without breaking the bank! I’ve come up with a list of ideas that will make sure the kids have lots of fun all week and won’t cost you too much money.

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Queen of Clean Top Tips for a Sparkling Christmas

Christmas is one week today! How has that happened? It has come round so quickly. I have been really organised this year and I’m now giving my house a good sort out. Getting ready for the influx of toys!! Today’s post is a guest post from the Queen of Clean herself, you may recognise her from Channel 4’s Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners. Lynsey is sharing her top tips for pre Christmas cleaning.

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Reading With Toddlers – What We’ve Enjoyed This Week

When I was a kid, I loved reading. I always had my head in a book and even now I still enjoy it. I want to pass the love of books on to my children so reading is a big thing for us. Already at just 3 years and 18 months, they both love a book. Quite often, they will be so quiet that I’m thinking they are up to something, but when I check on them they are both looking at books.

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Christmas Gift Guide on a Budget

As a mum to two toddlers, I’ve tried to be as organised as possible this year with Christmas presents. I’ve done most of it online and I’ve nearly finished now. I love to find as many bargains as possible and wanted to share a few with you in case you’re stuck for ideas. Hopefully this Christmas gift guide helps.

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5 Baby Essentials when on a Budget

Becoming a first time parent can be quite a daunting thought, worrying about everything you will need to buy and what the new baby will need. The media and companies lead us to believe that our little bundles of joy need a lot more than they actually do. In reality we only need a few baby essentials.

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60 Things to do in Winter with Kids on a Budget

The winter is nearly upon us, we normally think of rainy days and staying indoors. There are still plenty of fun things to do with the kids outdoors, just wrap up warm and have some fun. I’ve put together a list of 100 things to do in winter with the kids. Both indoors and outdoors.image for 60 things to do with kids in winter on a budget

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