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Single mum lifestyle blogger

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Finding love when you least expect it

Finding love when you least expect it

Snow is softly falling, the fire is quietly crackling and there is a glass of wine on the side of the kitchen for you. A romantic scene, right? Ready for the perfect tall, strong, handsome man to come striding into. So many of us love this time of year and are ready...

Why it is better dating as a single mum

Why it is better dating as a single mum

Dating as a single parent can be so much fun. I’ve done it, got the badge and am still enjoying it now. So this post comes from the view point of someone who knows what she is talking about. If you are newly single with children, or thinking about dating someone with...

11 ways for a busy mum to organise her day

11 ways for a busy mum to organise her day

Do you ever wonder how a busy mum organises her day? With all of the every day demands on our time, I am constantly amazed how we manage to pull off all that we do. It's now time to take a look at your day, categorise it and re-organise it efficiently. Then you will...

Benefits of having only one child

Benefits of having only one child

I'm sure you will agree that raising a child is both a joy and hard work. Whether you have one, two or five, the impact on your life is the same. You love intensely, sleep erratically and become poor quickly! If you take the decision to stop at one however, it is...

Struggles of being a single mom (and overcoming them)

Struggles of being a single mom (and overcoming them)

Are you a single parent? Or maybe you are thinking of becoming one... Life as a single mum is very busy; there is no time to stop and deal with the issues we face. Does this sound like you? If you’d like to start addressing the struggles of being a single mom, check...

Difference between fixed or growth mindset

Difference between fixed or growth mindset

Are you aware how much our mindset can influence our lives? It is the sum of our mental attitude and dictates how us single mums view ourselves. It also influences our belief in our abilities, our past and the possibilities in our futures. We all need to know the...

How to understand men (in a relationship)

How to understand men (in a relationship)

Who hasn't heard the term 'Men are from Mars, women are from Venus?' Doesn't it make you want to learn how to understand men? We all know the term means men and women are very different but do we understand the nuances behind it? If you don't want to continue to be...

Why do people have affairs?

Why do people have affairs?

Have you ever wondered if your partner is cheating in your relationship? Or maybe you are just curious to find out whether there is a ‘type’ of person who cheats. This subject can be very stressful so lets peel back this layer and understand why people have affairs....

Perimenopause symptom checker

Perimenopause symptom checker

The menopause is a natural stage in a woman's life. We will all enter it at some point. First comes the perimenopause, where our periods start changing. We may also experience other symptoms, listed in the perimenopause symptom checker. This is the time in our lives...

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