Category: Family life

December Bucket List
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas I am feeling more and more in the Christmas spirit every day. For the first time ever at the beginning of December, I am ready for Christmas, I have even pre-booked my Christmas grocery order with Tesco online! I have been to Harrogate Christmas market and even […]
Weekly Update N01 | A Litte Bit Chrismassy
Hello!  Welcome to my first weekly update. I thought I would share what we have been getting up to this week!  It has been another busy week at work for me with a fast 2-day turnaround for a new tenant moving into the Business Center. I had a lovely surprise this week and received two […]
14 Autumn essentials that will help to keep you cosy!
I thought I would share some of my Autumn essentials. Autumn marks the transition from Summer to Winter. Shorter days, trees and shrubs leafy greens start turning orange and red. Evenings are beginning to get colder, autumnal weather kicks in, winter coats come out and raking leaves is a daily chore. For me, autumn is […]
10 reasons you know it's Monday
HAPPY MONDAY! You keep snoozing the alarm and suddenly realise it is almost time to leave the house and you've not even woke the kids up yet! Every pair of tight you pull out have holes in the gusset right near the thighs, you can’t wear them, or your legs will be red raw from […]
Family Gift Preparations | Should I Have a Budget?
Christmas Gift Preparations It’s the middle of November (almost), and I've not even thought about Christmas! I’m finding hard to make a start buying presents for my girls usually it's an easy task. Last year I spent a lot more than I would like to admit and to be honest nothing got touched! I paid […]
Weekend Highlights | Family Time
I love the weekends kicking back and relaxing with my girls and Dan. Friday night my eldest daughter and I decided to watch the movie Don’t Knock Twice on Netflix, a recovering addict becomes her estranged daughters only hope after the teen awakens a terrifying child-stealing witch from an urban legend. The movie was ok, […]
A Small Town Girl From Skelmersdale, Lancashire
My Home Town I will never forget the small town I came from a little Lancashire town called Skelmersdale, born and bred, but deep down I will always be a Yorkshire girl at heart, I have lived in Yorkshire longer than I lived in  Skelmersdale when I was growing up, crazy eh? Skelmersdale will always […]
Empowered Women, Empower Women | Raw Parenthood
Raw Parenthood Entering motherhood is like entering into a worldwide support group -  it should make us feel we are a part of something bigger; reassured that, as we experience the highs and lows of motherhood, we do not experience them alone... So why do so many of us feel so lonely and unsupported? Motherhood […]
Time to STOP Procrastinating & Get on Top!
Overwhelmed by Unorganised Chaos Have you ever felt like you can't get up in the morning, sick and tired of the 9 - 5 rat run? Today I am hazy-eyed along with feeling slightly emotionally challenged! Being a full time working mum is harder than I thought. My messy house is getting me down, feeling […]
Invest In Spending Quality Time With Family | Life Is Too Short
Living away from family members is hard! I have realised this more and more as I’m getting older and my relatives are getting older. It hit me hard a couple of months ago when I saw my grandfather who I haven’t seen for a while; I suddenly felt the shock hit me, my stomach sank! […]
Motivating Your Teen | Chore Routines
Getting your teens to help out around the house. I am now going to share with you what has worked for our busy family being a parent of two teenage daughters I know first-hand how challenging it can be to get them to help out around the house from time to time. Not only does […]
Half Term Mum Guilt!
Envious Greeneyed Mum We had the 1st half of the Easter Break off work with the girls. The girls all stayed home for the second week, and I wasn’t filled with  Mum Guilt this time; the weather is awful, and I know my girls are all happy at home. However, we did head home every […]
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