2017 update! Home education

New Years resolution’s and all that! I’m planning on writing my blog a lot more regularly from now on. I spent some time reading through my previous posts with my son, who is now 12 and loved reminiscing events, situations and…

Domestic Cleaning Business

A domestic cleaner is someone who cleans in someone’s home. Becoming a domestic cleaner is something I almost tried in the past. I cleaned for my Father in Law once a week when he was too ill to clean for himself.…

Babysitting to make extra cash

A babysitter looks after children in the childs own home as opposed to a childminder who works in their own home. Babysitting is an ideal way to make extra cash at a time when you would normally be sat at…

Child minding business

      If you love children and enjoy spending time with them, becoming a registered child minder may be the ideal business choice for you. As a registered child minder you can choose what hours you would like to…

30 home-based business ideas for stay at home mums

This list is certainly not exhaustive and I will probably add to it as time progresses. I will concentrate on each business idea in subsequent posts. If anyone has any other work from home business ideas, I would love to…

Creating a work life balance for stay at home parents

As a very busy stay at home mum with four children I have spent years trying to create a work life balance. The mortgage needs paying, but the children still need me to be around and if I’m honest I enjoy being able…

An update and apology

Well, I’ve said it before and will probably say it again, time really does fly! My gorgeous twins are 3 next month and I finally feel that I’m getting my life back together again, especially as I now have two whole…

Website to earn extra cash

I was looking through moneysavingexpert forum a few weeks ago, to try and look at extra ways of increasing my income. The boys are now discovering clothes with brand names and what’s cool and what’s not. Of course all the…

Mmm Baking day

I love baking. I have to be in the mood though. If I am, I find it really relaxing. It’s also a good excuse to say to rest of the family Sorry, can’t do what you’re asking as I’m baking!…

Woo Hoo, Sunshine!!

A beautiful day in North Yorkshire. Walked to the market in the sunshine (albeit not very warm!) to try and soak up some vitamin D. After reading so much about rickets in the media, Mums have now even more to…

Literary agent has requested full manuscript!

Wow, I sent the first 3 chapters of a children’s book I started to write a few years ago to an agent and they’ve requested the full manuscript and want to read it exclusively. I’m a total novice at this…