With Melinda

Single mum lifestyle blogger

Romance author

 

Benefits of having only one child

Benefits of having only one child

Raising a child is both a joy and hard work. Whether you have one or more, there is an impact on your life. You love intensely, sleep erratically, and become poor quickly. If you decide to stop at one child, it is viewed negatively by our society but what is the...

Everything you need to know about Periods

Everything you need to know about Periods

Puberty can be a challenging time for a girl. With hormonal and physical changes, your household can become a battlefield. If you are a mother with a daughter entering puberty or are a teenage girl yourself, this guide will help you smoothly through this time and...

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White Valentine’s Day Japan – discover the romance

White Valentine’s Day Japan – discover the romance

Valentine's Day originated in the 3rd century with Saint Valentine of Rome and became a love story down the ages. It is predominantly celebrated in Europe and America. Modern day Japan, however has a different tradition, one called White Day. Just as romantic, it is...

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...

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....

How to be the best girlfriend – (read here for top tips)

How to be the best girlfriend – (read here for top tips)

Is it possible to be a better girlfriend? To even be the best or a perfect girlfriend? Whether your relationship is a first love, together for a few years or married, we could all do with some ideas on how to be a good partner. But how do we know what would make us a...