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5 ways to make school mornings easier

5 ways to make school mornings easier

So, we’re now 6 weeks into our new school morning routine. With a 4 year old, a 2.5 year old and a newborn, I’ve had to do as much as humanely possible to make sure our mornings go well. Disclaimer – This doesn’t always happen. There will always be mornings where one child is having a meltdown about socks, whilst another insists of playing with all the toys they own instead of getting ready, plus a baby that needs a…

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How to Survive on Maternity Pay

How to Survive on Maternity Pay

Maternity leave! Endless coffee dates with friends, trips out for lunch, days out at the local farm, frequent soft play visits. Sounds like bliss doesn’t it? (Well, maybe not the soft play part!!). However, all this costs money. If you were like me, and unfortunately did not have any kind of enhanced maternity pay, the big drop in income can feel daunting. Here are my top ways to not only survive on maternity pay, but to actually enjoy the time:…

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