I suspect like all of us, I’m pre-occupied with this week’s EU referendum. I wasn’t going to write about it, honest I wasn’t. I wasn’t going to write because I tend to think once people make up their minds on this stuff, you can’t change it. You think the EU… View Post

Is the Child Maintenance Service the Worst Idea EVER?

Like thousands of other single parents, I’ve recently been received a letter from the CSA, announcing that my existing child maintenance agreement, as run by the CSA, will end in a few months, and I need to make new arrangements. Now I know it has a terrible reputation but I can’t lie… View Post

Things I Have Forgotten

  I love reading those posts about “40 Things I have Learned Since Turning 40” and “10 Lessons I’ve Learned about Parenting” type posts, but friends, that post is never going to be written by me. Simply put, I am at an age now where I have forgotten so many… View Post

10 Tips for Amazing Family Press Trips

One of my favourite things about blogging is that it has allowed our little family to experience a whole bunch of travel adventures, from press trips that saw us sailing on Lake Garda to riding camels in Jordan and learning to make pizza in Florence. It’s not just us – an increasing… View Post

Top Tips to Help you Save Smarter

Last week, I wrote about the new Save Smarter tool from Aviva, and shared how it can help you to become a better saver. I know from personal experience that saving can be hard. And scary. Especially when you’re a single parent – because it really does all come down to… View Post