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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Life lately

I’ve been a bit rubbish on the blogging front the past couple of months. The start of a new school year always seems to be so manic, that I’ve just struggled to fit in a bit of time for blogging. I thought it’s probably worth sharing a bit of an…

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Our February

It’s that time again where I do a little round up of our month, so that I capture the key things we got up to. Here’s our February. Early in the month it was the twins’ birthday, so we celebrated them turning 6 with a paint a pot party for…

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January 2019

Since I’ve changed the direction of our blog to focus more on travel I’ve realised that I’m perhaps not capturing some of our important memories and moments, so I’m going to attempt to do a monthly roundup, so that nothing gets missed or forgotten about. Here’s what we got up…

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December 2017 (better late than never!)

Back in February I set myself a goal to blog at least once a week, since then I haven’t blogged once. I suppose I kinda kept thinking “what’s the point?!”. Recently I’ve been keen to get back to blogging and ensuring that I’m capturing our moments. My motivation for blogging…

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2018 goals

It’s 2018 – Happy New Year everyone! I always get reflective at this time of year and like to kick-off the year with a few goals. I won’t call them resolutions, they’re more things I want to work towards and start doing more of. I always think that actually spending…

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Avoiding the winter blues

It’s fair to say I’m not really a winter person. I hate the dark mornings and nights, I hate the cold, grey days and I hate the way central heating gives me a sore throat and makes my skin dry. However, this year I’m taking matters into my own hands…

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Capturing our moments {July – September}

I’ve been a bit rubbish at keeping the blog up-to-date recently. With the twins starting school, a few trips away, training for a half marathon, work and the usual business of life, something has to give. I’m concious that I want to ensure I capture what we’ve been up to…

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