Year after year most of us are guilty of making New Year Resolutions, only to give up after a few weeks. We attempt to tackle everything from weight loss to reducing debt, and despite good intentions we lose momentum and then make the same resolutions next year. I want to show you a better way of achieving the life changes you really want in 2016. No empty new year resolutions, but a real plan of action to help you kick start to new year. Let’s do this, the S.M.A.R.T way!
If you are anything like me, you like to be shown how to do something, rather than just read about it. I learn better this way! In my new recipe book I have included my favourite recipe for malteser buns, and in this blog post I have broken down the recipe into a step-by-step photo guide. Hopefully it’s helpful to you! Enjoy!
What do you do when the family pet dies and your child has so many questions that you feel unable to answer? It’s a tough one. But how we handle this kind of situation will likely have a lasting impact on our children. Dealing with loss and grief is a difficult but unavoidable part of … [Read more…]
I LOVE Christmas! Having children makes it so exciting for the whole family. But having children does make it more expensive than it used to be! It’s not even December yet, but perhaps you feel over-stretched and extra stressed already! Here’s a few tips that have helped us to keep Christmas as frugal (and … [Read more…]
Having a baby is an exciting time in your life, but it’s also quite a challenging one as well. Here’s a few tips that I have based on my own experiences. Buy a good quality travel mug. For using at home. Once you’ve had a baby for a few days, you’ll understand why. If … [Read more…]
Do you ever look at other mums and think………………. ‘How can she do all that and look so great at the same time?’ ‘How can she balance work and children and all that extra stuff!?’ ‘What is the secret creating those perfectly behaved children?’ ‘How did she lose all that weight?’ ‘How can they afford … [Read more…]
Do some mornings feel like a losing battle? Trying to get kids ready for school or childcare, maybe getting yourself ready for work, organising everyones belongings in the right place etc there are always plenty of things to do no matter what age your children are. In our house, morning times go one of two … [Read more…]
Do you ever feel stuck in a rut of cooking and eating the same foods, week in and week out? So many mums I have spoken to all share this feeling of wanting to try to new things or introduce their families to new foods. The real constraint is not a lack of creativity or … [Read more…]
***Originally written in July 2014, this post is one of the most viewed pages on my blog. As many of you are new to Mum On A Mission, I thought is might be good to share it again, in the hope it may help someone going through a hard time.*** This post has been in … [Read more…]