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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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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