me time

How to dress to impress

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While active wear has become increasingly acceptable in almost any social situation there are unfortunately still a few occasions in life when your yoga pants just can’t cut it. When it’s time to pull out the big guns and dress to impress we are often left in a tearful, clothes…

Books we like

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Every month or so we are going to list books we’ve read that we couldn’t put down. For the last four years, I had started reading books that weren’t parenting related. I bought myself an ereader and it just went bananas after that. Two years ago, I read over 50…

crochet ideas

5 creative crochet ideas

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I’ve put together some of my favourite crochet ideas that are easy and fun to make. Plus, it gets all that creative juices flowing. It is a great way to keep your hands busy when you’re watching TV or marathoning Netflix (so you don’t touch the chips, well for my…

Finding time for me-time

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Winning back control of your life can be a hard task if you are not armed with this right mindset and tools. Taking care of business is the main focus, after the children of course, in most people’s lives. What is the tool most people use to manage their time…

Make it Mother’s Day everyday

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Being a mum is the best thing in the world. It’s also a 24/7 job. While we wish all of our lovely readers a very happy Mother’s Day, we also want to make sure you dedicate some time and self-love to yourself everyday. Not just today. Because you know what? You really…

10 tips for instant stress relief

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Being a mum there is sometimes just no escape! The stress levels rise and you start to feel out of control. Finding stress relief when you can’t get a minute to yourself is hard, but I think the key is to take a couple of relief measures before you start…