Holiday Tips for Parents

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Going abroad with the family is always an exciting time. Some of my favourite memories from travelling as a child is visiting new places, learning a new language and using a foreign currency. Fast forward a few years to my children and nothing has really changed. They love exploring new destinations, always make an effort to learn some of the language of and are always fascinated by using different money. Budgeting whilst on holiday is always something I find tricky… Continue Reading “Holiday Tips for Parents”

Financial Fitness for Big Families: How to Make Ends Meet with Many Mouths to Feed

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You wouldn’t swap your busy family life for anything but having a large and growing clan presents its challenges and you need to be savvy with every penny if you are going to be able to make ends meet every month. Here is a look at some tips that can help you to keep your finances in the black even when you are responsible for a big family, including how to eat well for less, a smart way to dress… Continue Reading “Financial Fitness for Big Families: How to Make Ends Meet with Many Mouths to Feed”

What is the correct birthday party etiquette when you have more than one child?

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Phew! That was one busy weekend. Three birthday parties to attend, although thankfully one for each child and not all at the same time, otherwise that would have caused more problems. You would think that having six children I would have got this whole birthday party etiquette down to a tee by now: RSVP sent – √ Bought present – √ Wrapped present – √ Written card – √ Fancy dress sorted (if applicable) – √ My problem is what… Continue Reading “What is the correct birthday party etiquette when you have more than one child?”

Now you are six, Eliza!!

Eliza Birthday

Last week Eliza turned the grand of age of 6 and thoroughly enjoyed her My Little Pony birthday Party. Eliza is completely outnumbered by boys in our house but she still makes sure that she has a girly influence over the household and is a very strong-willed and determined little thing. People often ask if bringing up boys and girls is very different and the answer is a resounding yes. Although the boys like different things, there is a running… Continue Reading “Now you are six, Eliza!!”

The new Kinfo App – helping busy Parents on the Go!

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Kinfo helps parents to share recommendations about kids activities anywhere, anytime. Kinfo is a free app, currently only available on iOS, designed by a busy mum of 3 to help you instantly discover a selection of activities that other kids have enjoyed and which parents are happy to share. It is really easy to use, you can: recommend days out or activities that you have enjoyed recommend books, films and crafts ‘like’ recommendations follow parents whose recommendations you like search… Continue Reading “The new Kinfo App – helping busy Parents on the Go!”