Small Talk

Jo, Sam, Reuben & Jessica

Signing Off For Now

12th May 2019

This has been a tough decision and one I have been thinking about for a long time. I have written about self care before and how the back end of last year was so very manic. I’ve documented days out and holidays and have loved doing it. Of late I have felt that love change. […]

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Share Your Story; Ranking Pursuits

25th February 2019

Welcome back to the Share Your Story series. Last time Dana spoke honestly about her experience of breastfeeding. Today I have Umair from Ranking Pursuits sharing his story on how he picked a career that he has come to love, over to you Umair…

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Self Care; Finding Myself with Fitness

19th February 2019

In amongst all of the great things, I became very stressed trying to juggle lots at once and it was only when I took a step back at the start of the year that I realised that I had just completely forgotten to look after myself. Top priority in 2019 for me, self care.

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Estate Agent or Online Agent?

29th January 2019

This time last year we decided to sell our house. We did a lot of researching. Estate Agent or an Online Agent. We’ve now used both. Here’s our thoughts…

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Has Your New Year Health Resolution Stuck?

27th January 2019

Ok, so you would probably be lying if you said that somewhere along the line one of your new year’s resolutions wasn’t to be more healthy.
You might have gone through a particularly long stink of eating bad. Or staying in all of the time. Eventually it does make your body feel poorly.

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Help Your Kids Stay Connected To Their Grandparents

25th January 2019

It’s easy for kids to become detached from their grandparents. If your parents don’t live close by or have health issues it’s quite possible that your children will see very little of them at all. If you can, you should work to change this. Here are a few options that you could think about.

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The Top 7 Tag with Pickle & Poppet

20th January 2019

The Top 7 Tag is about looking back at the best of 2018 and looking forward to plans of 2019. Here’s how my year went…

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2019 Hopes; Reflecting on 2019

2nd January 2019

2019 hopes. I’ve had years where I have made resolutions and promises to myself and not stuck to them. This year is about being hopeful. If I am hopeful, I can be positive yet have no pressure. 

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The Last Post of 2018; Merry Christmas

23rd December 2018

We say it all the time don’t we, that the time has flown by. We can’t believe it is Christmas or the end of another year. But it happens every year and here we are again.

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5 Tips for Surviving Chicken Pox at Christmas

17th December 2018

Chicken Pox at Christmas. What are the chances? Well, pretty high it seems. I should have known that if Reuben was going to get them it was going to be in the busiest week of the year. He was bored by the end of the day and announced he was going back to school.
We were one day in. So we’ve collected some survival tips…

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