Five lockdown projects for your garden

If you’re looking for productive ways to renovate your garden during lockdown but you don’t know where to begin then don’t worry, you have definitely come to the right place. Whether you renovate your garden every year or you’re making the most out of the space you have outdoors, you…

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Helping your children stay comfortable during lockdown

With the current lockdown looking as though it won’t end for at least another few weeks, many parents are struggling to uncover the best ways to ensure that children can stay comfortable whilst abiding by the government restrictions. Staying at home is one of the most important things to focus…

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Our coronavirus diary – lockdown week 4

So, week four of lockdown… The weather has continued to be kind to us and we’ve managed to spend quite a bit of time in the garden, which certainly helps. It was still officially school holidays, so our routine has been quite relaxed. I’ve managed to get a few of…

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Our coronavirus diary – lockdown week 3

Another week in lockdown has passed. We should’ve been on a Caribbean cruise during Easter, but instead we were obviously at home, which is obviously a bit pants. We have managed to get our money back though, so it could be worse. The weather was lovely again this week and…

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Our coronavirus diary – lockdown week 2

Week two have gone pretty quickly, dare I say we seem to have found our ‘groove’… I still had to work on Monday and Tuesday, but have been on furlough since Wednesday. In terms of school activities, we’ve been doing our school work in the morning and then having a…

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Our coronavirus diary – lockdown week 1

I’ve decided not to blog everyday, but instead to do a weekly roundup. This lockdown looks set to last a while and I’m just not sure my days are going to be exciting enough to warrant a daily post! This week has definitely been a week of ups and downs.…

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Our coronavirus diary – day seven

Today is Monday. It’s been a week since I started working from home and I can’t believe how much has changed during that time! Today, the stark reality of the situation hit. We’d had a lovely day yesterday (the pic from this post is from the walk we went on)…

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Our coronavirus diary – day four

Friday is usually my day off, so at least I wasn’t juggling work and the kids. The morning went really well and my very brief dabble in teaching 14 years ago, certainly helped. We decided to make a scrapbook of our coronavirus experience. We talked about our feelings and how…

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Our coronavirus diary – day three

So, day three… All started well. The kids were great, we stuck to the timetable, I got quite a bit of work done and all was good. I even got the kids setting up their own tuck shop, which they have to run ltogether ike a business. I felt like…

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Our coronavirus diary – day one

So, the world appears to have gone crazy. We’re currently in the middle of a virus pandemic that has spread across the world from China. In the past few weeks, cases of the virus (known as has the coronavirus Covid-19)have rapidly increased and over the past week the government has…

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Planning for unexpected financial costs when you …

Not all unexpected events are negative ones, generally, the big ones that affect your financial future can have some negative surprises. Having the possibility of unexpected financial hardship when you have a family can leave you feeling anxious, you may need to rethink about how you manage your finances and…

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