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10 Top Tips for Minimalist Family Holiday Packing

When I mentioned to friends and family that our family of 3 would be travelling through Europe for 3 months with just 1 bag, they were gobsmacked. “But you have a toddler… in nappies!” they said. We were also crossing seasons, arriving in England in winter and leaving Italy in


We’re heading off on our European adventure… so no posts from me for a while, but I’ll be back with loads of posts on family travel, surviving life on the road, as well as new and exciting mumma hacks for you all. Wish us luck… backpacking with a 2 year

Working mums are the epitome of incredibly busy multi-taskers. If you are a busy working mum and are struggling to fit exercise into your hectic routine, you might find the following tips for working mums and exercise helpful.

With hungry mouths to feed, nappies to change, homework to help with and a job to go to, working mums are the epitome of incredibly busy multi-taskers. If you are a busy working mum and are struggling to fit exercise into your hectic routine, you might find the following tips

Simple steps to turn a kids bedroom from chaos to order - a process of de-cluttering, reducing and organising that has completely changed our lives.

Have you ever felt that it would probably be easier to climb Mount Everest than to get your children to tidy their rooms? This used to drive me to distraction. It didn’t seem to matter how many times I instructed, demanded, pleaded or even helped them (did the whole thing

Review: Effortless nappy

When my son was born, I had all the best intentions to at least partially cloth nappy. He is now nearly 22 months old and his bum had never seen a cloth nappy – not even once. That is, until the lovely Hannah from Effortless Eco sent me an Effortless Nappy


If the sight of your laundry pile is making you lose the will to live, here are some genius family laundry hacks to make the entire laundry process a little easier. Laundry is probably my most hated household task. Here’s how to make it a little easier with a bit

Children's birthday party

Children wait for what seems like forever for their birthday to arrive. Parents, on the other hand, often tend to fret over how they can make their child’s birthday as fun and memorable as possible. Throwing a backyard party for children involves more than just hiring a clown. In fact,

Mumma Hack Recipe

A perfect lunchbox filler or an after-school snack, these super simple homemade chewy muesli bars are quick and easy to whip up on a weeknight. Ingredients 3 cups old style oats (not quick oats) 1 400g can condensed milk Chopped nuts, seeds, dried fruit or choc chips to your liking.

It’s true what they say; you think it’s hard when you have a baby…until you have two! So us mums need handy little tips and tricks to get through the day and make our lives easier.

Guest post: Lauren Hunt is a mother of two, early years teacher and blogger from Adelaide, South Australia. You can find her at I’m one month in. I’ve survived one month with my (almost) 3-year-old daughter and brand new bubba boy. So in love! My new life is both

How to return to a fitness regime post baby - when is the ideal time to begin exercising after having a baby and what you should include to ensure an effective and rewarding post baby fitness regime is achieved.

Guest post: This blog post was written by Hadyn Luke, Contract Manager for CMS Fitness Courses (CMSFitness). CMSFitness is a specialist in delivering internationally recognised health and fitness industry qualifications to young people and adults across Yorkshire, Humberside and the North of England. With a new bundle of joy needing

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