Parenting & Money

  • #FoodBankAdvent – Charitable Giving Over Christmas

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    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 love the build-up and the magic of the festive season…. This […]

  • Tax-Free Childcare – Everything You Need To Know

    Nursery child building with toys - you can pay for nursery with tax free childcare

    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 is available for the vast majority of working parents, including the […]

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

    UNMARRIED COUPLES WHO LIVE TOGETHER 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 off marrying again. For others, financial constraints mean they can’t simply […]

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

    Free entry to attractions with blue peter badge

    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 them free entry into over 200 Blue Peter Badge attractions around the […]

  • 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 much as we could in a very busy 4 hours and […]