An Interview With Jo Middleton Who Writes Slummy Single Mummy

Second up in my new series of interviews with some of the UK’s biggest bloggers is Jo Middleton. There is no doubt that Jo is a premier mum blogger consistently hitting the number one spot on the bloggers lists, plus winning many awards along the years. If you take a look at her blog, you will instantly know why. It’s funny, serious and above all Jo is easily one of the most engaging writers around today. Her style of writing is always a pleasure to read. There are not many days that go by that I don’t take a look… [Read More]

Teaching Your Children Problem Solving

I have always believed it’s so important to teach our children from a very young age to problem solve, but I’m not talking only about maths problem or a word search in a magazine although they are problems that will definitely teach them lots and help with their academic education. Life isn’t only about problem solving when it comes to education Our children need to learn that problem solving will be in every part of their lives so teaching them young problem solving techniques is vital. It will equip them though the minefield of those difficult teenage years, we all… [Read More]

The Sun Has Arrived Finally: My Sunday Photo

So finally the beast of the east has left us, and the skies have turned blue, and there is a strange yellow circle called the sun shining brightly, and quite honestly it feels like it’s been six months since we last saw the sun. No wait, it is six months since we last saw it, haha! So yesterday we decided to meet up with family and visit our local park for a picnic and a day out for some fun. Our local park is about a ten minute drive from where we live. It is fantastic to have a park… [Read More]

Important Steps to Take Before Buying a Car

When buying a car, there are many things to consider. You need to decide on what model is suitable for your needs, the colour and size of your vehicle, the vehicle features, among others. Then, look for car loan offers that will be perfect for your financial capacity. A car is going to be one of the most significant items you’ll ever purchase. Unless you are expecting a windfall anytime soon, you’ll need to secure a loan and commit to several years of paying it back. While the entire process may seem like a daunting task, there are simple steps you… [Read More]

The Benefits of a More Laid Back Wedding Reception

For many people, weddings are about throwing a huge party and inviting everyone you’ve ever met. However, is that really the best way to organise your wedding? Or are there better ways to go about it? The laid back approach might turn out to be the best one for you because it allows you to interact with people more easily. There are lots of others benefits of this kind of wedding reception too, so read on to learn more about them. Image Source The Atmosphere at the Reception Will be More Intimate A wedding should always feel close, intimate and friendly…. [Read More]

That Friday Linky

It’s Friday again, which means it’s That Friday Linky time again! Please have a quick read of the info below and join in! As always we ask that you link up your favourite post of the week. Please don’t link up your entire blog, just one specific post that you’d like to share with us all. Linky’s are a great way to find new blogs to read, discover new content and they’re also a great way to raise your blogs profile. Myself and my wife, Emily, who blogs at Twin Mummy and Daddy are your hosts. If you’d like us to retweet… [Read More]

Co-Sleeping And Twins Seriously What’s The Problem

Our twin girls are six years old and yes! Shock horror they still find their way into our bed most nights of the week, does it bother me well quite honestly not a lot. This is my reasons why? Nothing in this world can prepare you for having twin babies, two demanding babies who each want feeding, a nappy change and want a nap, and this is usually happening at the same time. It’s a 24/7 job that gives you basically no rest for the first 18 months. So it would be no surprise that eventually you give in and… [Read More]

A Guide To Helping Your Child Adjust To Day Care

Every parent remembers that first day at a care centre, and more often than not, for all the wrong reasons, with screaming junior being gently restrained by a professional carer while mum makes her exit. The reason for such anxiety is really quite simple to understand, as the child had not undergone any preparation for this transition – which is huge for a toddler who is always in a familiar and secure environment at home, and more importantly, mum never leaves their side. In order to prevent a stressful experience on that up and coming first day of separation, here… [Read More]