Category: Random Ramblings

This Is Our New Normal

This is our new normal then. How is everyone doing? We are adjusting. Well, I say we, it’s mainly me that needs to adjust, that needs to let go. The kids seem happy enough, though of course they would be happier if they could see their family and friends. It’s …

3 Ways To Pamper Yourself

This is a collaborative post We all deserve to take a break, we all deserve to treat ourselves and we all deserve indulgence. This is why today we want to share with you 3 ways to pamper yourself, which one will you go for? Or be like us, and go …

6 Tips For Travel Writing

This is a collaborative post  Travel writing has become increasingly popular. It is a great way to reflect on your experiences and share them with friends and family when you are far away. Someday it would be great to be able to read about your experiences and perhaps even share …

How To Work From Home Effectively

I have chosen to work from home for several reasons, the main one being that I can work flexibly around the kids. I can do the school runs, I can be around during the holidays and I can make those assemblies and workshops at school. It’s important to me that …

3 Tips For Fighting The Post-Holiday Blues

I am planning ahead here. Of course, because I am me. And because I have a feeling that the post-Disney World holiday blues are going to hit us all hard this time, so I have come up with 3 tips for fighting the post-holiday blues. I have loved having a …

Should I Have Joint Life Insurance?

This is a contributed post  Life insurance can be a hard thing to get your head around. No one wants to think about what will happen when they’re no longer around, but it’s something we all need to consider. The question is whether to got for joint life insurance or …

10 Quick Trips To Get A Break From London Life In 2020

This is a collaborative post  Life in the capital comes with so many benefits. You’re never short of things to see and do, and new experiences to try, but the pace of life can take its toll. A quarter of Londoners have set their sights on moving, a recent study …

Hello 2020

Well, here we are then, back to work, back to normality, in 2020. The kids have gone back to school today so it’s just Herbie and I at home. The normal routines have kicked back in and I am back at my desk, dog on my lap. I would happily …

As The Decade Ends…

As the decade ends I’m having a little look back. And now that I am looking back, it’s been quite a decade. My girl was just under three months old as the decade began. I was just starting to learn about parenthood, pretty clueless and no idea about the journey that …

Let The Festivities Commence!

I’ve done that thing again this year. The thing that I always do, every single year. I plan the kids’ gifts, I get them early and wrap them. Then I see just one more thing that I know they’d love and get that. Then I see something else and buy …

Born Free – 5 Gift Ideas For The Adventurer In Your Life

This is a collaborative post  Does your son have a passion for the outdoors? In our ever-increasing digital world, it’s not as common as it once was for children to play outside for hours, climb trees and get muddy. So, when their birthday comes around, finding the right gift for …

The Importance Of Sleep

This is a collaborative post  You may be glad to hear that sleep is one of the most important parts of your day. It’s where our bodies recover and wind down from the day before, helping us to relax and fully revitalise. It can also help you avoid some serious …

5 Tips For Picking A Personal Piece Of Jewellery This Christmas

This is a collaborative post Searching for the perfect piece of jewellery for a special someone this Christmas? With so many styles to choose from, it can be mind boggling and time consuming trying to find an item that’s just right. If you’re struggling to select jewellery for your loved …

I Am Learning Again….

This post contains affiliate links I am learning again, with Skillshare, and I am really enjoying it. I do receive a fair few emails each day and I have to admit that the one from Skillshare pretty much passed me by. Until I happened to look at it when the …

5 Ways You Can Master Studying At Home

This is a collaborative post Being what is referred to as a mature student, means that you have all the hard work that comes with studying, writing essays, reading endless study materials coupled with all the responsibilities of being a fully functioning adult and a parent at the same time. …

When The Kids Go Back To School

Just like that, the summer is over and we are back into the school routine again. As I write this, it’s a rainy Monday and it’s been a day of soggy school runs. Little Man is now in Year 2 and Boo is in Year 5. They seem to be …

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