White elephant – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

The zero hours contract yielded 5 hours work today. Another 50000000 hours and I might just keep the bank manager from sending me snotty letters. Just enough time left for a quick run. The light was stunning. It’s the quiet before the next storm hits. “Is it true that we are getting another storm.” “Yes Son it’s due to hit at the weekend. But this time maybe just a little less wind but much more rain.” “Great. I bet they…

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Our extension build date is near! #AD – Parenting Twins Article

Our extension has been a long time coming. It’s been almost 3 years since we started putting the plans in motion for an extra bedroom and bathroom. There was architect drawings, planning permission, structural surveys, builder visits, expert advice, edits to the drawings, quotes, lliasing with the project manager and a whole heap of obstacles. But we are nearly there! We are just waiting for the builders to confirm a start date with us and we are good to go.…

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DIY Cinnamon Ornaments For Christmas – Single Mum, Parents Article

Sharing is caring!Scents have an amazing ability to transport us back to a past memory or time. The smell of cinnamon can do that for a lot of people as it reminds them of Christmas. That’s why I love these easy DIY cinnamon ornaments. They have the ability to make your home smell amazing with the smell of Christmas all season long. DIY Cinnamon Ornaments Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. …

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DIY Natural Home Scents For The Holidays – Single Mum, Parents Article

0 Flares Reddit 0 StumbleUpon 0 Buffer 0 Filament.io 0 Flares × Hey mamas, So with Christmas just around the corner, it is that time of year when everything is cozy, warm, lit up, and smelling amazing. I love having my house smell like Christmas, it just…

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Try a Few Things Before You Call in a Professional for Boiler Repair – Parents Article

I strongly value DIYing things when possible, or at least doing what you can first, and if that doesn’t work, then calling in a professional. While I don’t have a boiler in my house (I have solar water heating and the system that goes along with that), these tips from a reader hopefully will be able to help some of you who do have boilers. Your boiler is something you can take for granted until it goes it wrong. Because…

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Personalized Gifts Made Easy with Cricut – Single Mum, Parents Article

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine. When it comes to holiday gift giving, I always like to give something unique and different and when I can incorporate some type of personalized gifts. So when Cricut announced their Infusible Ink line earlier this year, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it and start using it.  If you don’t know what Infusible Ink is, it’s a heat…

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Cricut Gift Guide For The Crafty Mom – Single Mum, Parents Article

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine. Are you a crafty Mom or a crafty Mom wannabe? If you answered yes to either of these, this is the gift guide you want to forward to your spouse or partner or kids with all the best that Cricut has to offer for your crafting dreams. And if you don’t want to wait for someone else to buy them for…

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When DIY Doesn’t Work… And My Updated Bathroom Look – Parents Article

I’ve previously written about my decision to make my bathrooms beach themed to take advantage of the sand colored tiles on the wall. But though I used lots of color and decoration to make my en suite bathroom beach themed, the bathroom for the main part of a house, literally just a toilet in one room (with the sink and bathtub in the room next door), was without color at all, just this sand colored tile, because there’s no accessories…

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Create Small Crafts with Big Impact with Cricut EasyPress Mini – Single Mum, Parents Article

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine. When I first got my Cricut EasyPress 2, there were so many things that I was excited to use it for.   But as I was coming up with ideas, I felt like the size of EasyPress that I currently had might have a few limitations when it came to smaller more details projects.  Obviously, I wasn’t the only one who felt…

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11 Best Subscription Boxes for Kids in India for 2019 – Parents Article

Activity Subscription Boxes for Kids are a great way to encourage your child’s creativity and brain development while weaning them off screens. If you’re a modern parent, I am 99% sure that you’re thinking of ways to cut down on your child’s screen time – whether it’s TV, computers, tablets or smart phones. I know, because I’m one among you! There’s no need for me to elaborate on the damage too much screen time is doing to our kids –…

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