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#FoodBankAdvent – Charitable Giving Over Christmas

As soon as the Halloween decorations go back up to the loft in our house, I know that I can start thinking about Christmas soon. Don’t shout me down just yet – each to their own! I am just a huge Christmas-time lover; I…

November 4, 2018
Nursery child building with toys - you can pay for nursery with tax free childcare

Tax-Free Childcare – Everything You Need To Know

Childcare isn’t cheap. End of. Working parents know the pain of forking out a huge amount of their take home salary on nursery fees, or childminders for wrap-around school care, or school holiday activity clubs. Good news is here though – more financial assistance…

October 2, 2018

Unmarried couples and parents – do you need a cohabitation agreement?

Society has changed. Cohabiting couples have become the fastest growing family type in the UK, doubling from 1.5m families in 1996 to 3.3m families in 2017. I’ve got many friends living as unmarried couples/families for various reasons. For some, previous divorce has put them…

September 28, 2018
Free entry to attractions with blue peter badge

Free Days Out With A Blue Peter Badge – An Unexpected Bonus

Special post has arrived for my 6 year old and it contains…. a Blue Peter badge! A Blue Peter badge is a special award given to young Blue Peter viewers for either appearing on the TV show, or in recognition of achievement. It allows…

September 14, 2018
Kidzania Review - Plus Where To Get Cheap Kidzania Tickets

Kidzania Review: Plus Where To Get Cheap Kidzania Tickets

We were lucky enough to go to Kidzania last week thanks to Kidzania and Picniq who currently have an exclusive ‘kids go half price’ offer on tickets. If you’ve been, you’ll know what an absolutely fabulous place it is. If you haven’t, we crammed as…

August 17, 2018
Child holding pretend money from Pop to the shops game - great games to teach children about money

4 great games to teach children about money

Children learn through play so what better way to learn about money than through board games and role play. Here is my round up of four of the best games to teach children about money whilst having a lot of fun. Pop to the…

May 28, 2018