Posts with Category: Parenting
Sunday was the first really cold morning of the autumn. There was a bitter North wind blowing, and although the sun was shining in between the black clouds, the day did not look promising, and summer really seemed a long way past.
Some women make a very positive choice to be a stay at home mum. They willingly give up work, and settle into a nonstop routine of domestic bliss, cooking, cleaning and raising their brood. The loss of income and status from their job is more than compensated for by the glow of satisfaction they get from caring for their family and keeping house.
Or so we are led to believe….
The National Sea Life Centre is finding Dory is not the only one who can be a little forgetful!
He looked like my baby boy when I tucked him into bed last night.
As he lay sleeping, I could see the toddler, the preschooler,
The little cheeky man off to primary school.
The end of the holidays is finally here….and this coming week sees the start of school for thousands of children across the country . So here are some tips to make their first day of school go smoothly – and to help avoid any tears (for you and your child)!
A lovely protein packed energy bar with oats, nuts and dried fruit that you can make at home. this is just yummy…..
Mum’s the Boss is very pleased to offer one lucky family a short break at Sandhills Holiday Park in Mudeford, one of the loveliest holiday spots on the South Coast. Take a look at this video to see what Sandhills has to offer.
Going on maternity leave presents women with a break from their regular career, but for many it also means a substantial drop in income. While nobody would call this extra time “free time” to relax, you may find yourself with a few opportunities to take some time for yourself and maybe earn some extra money.
For those who are returning to a job who after a set amount of maternity leave there are rules and regulations to abide by regarding making money while on leave. Become familiar with these first and check with your company before starting with one of these ideas.
1. Create Crafts
Those good with their hands can use time while pregnant or when your new-born is asleep to start making some sort of crafts. Whether it’s knitting items of clothing, creating decorative items or another idea, these can be done sat down without using up too much energy. This could form the basis of a relaxing new hobby or you could sell your items online.
There’s so much more that your printer can do for you than turning out expenses forms and train passes, so don’t leave it languishing in the corner in between mundane tasks – let it live a little with some of these fun projects!