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5 of my favourite pens for letter writing

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5 of my favourite pens for letter writing
Here are 5 pen recommendations for writing letters and cards. As a leftie, smudging is a problem for me, and these pens dry quickly making the experience of writing a letter or a card so much more enjoyable.

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How to write your and your friends’ surnames in your Christmas cards

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How to write your and your friends’ surnames in your Christmas cards
Wondering how to pluralise someone’s last name? Wonder no further! This blog post lays out the simple rules so you will never be stumped again on how to correctly address a whole family of friends!

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9 tips to be successful in combining self-employment and motherhood

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9 tips to be successful in combining self-employment and motherhood
It may be tricky, but it’s possible! All businesses are different, and motherhood has many stages which will look different. But here are 9 tips to successfully run a small business while being a good mother based on my 7 years of experience, and chatting to other self employed mums.

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Creative ideas to keep your children entertained

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Creative ideas to keep your children entertained

Even though I now have the option to, there are times when I don’t want to take the children out and would rather do stuff at home.

Coming up with activities can be tricky though. Here is a list of my children’s favourites for outdoor and indoor play. I’ve only chosen the relatively mess-free activities though because there aren’t many mums who are looking for paint explosions or glitter disasters.

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7 easy and cheap ways to make your child’s birthday special

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7 easy and cheap ways to make your child’s birthday special
Looking for ideas to help make your child’s birthday special without breaking the bank or going overboard? Here are 7 ideas to keep celebrations simple but make it a special day for them nonetheless.

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