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Happy birthday but at what price? As I read through posts on various mom groups, I notice a trend of over the top expensive birthday parties for 1-year-olds. Who’s it really for? It seems strange to me that we all spend so much money on a party the child really doesn’t care about. The 1st […]Read More
The cost of back to school Back to school costs are inevitable and yet for some reason, most people forget to budget for it! It is one of those forgotten expenses. Every year I get taken by surprise and land up scrambling for books and stationery at the last second. Uniforms One year 1 of […]
The family calendar is an integral part of everyday life. For some it is a physical diary to write down your appointments, to others, it is the Outlook or Google. Where did the year go? With the years seemingly going faster and faster and the children’s lives filled with more and more activities, everyone running […]
Black Friday is one of the best times of the year for bargains and bulk shopping. Yet I have to wonder if it is worth the hassle? How much is too much Since it is right before payday, where does the money come from? Are businesses paying their staff early, or are people taking out […]Read More
Family Calendar The family calendar is a central focus of the home. This allows everyone to see what is happening at a glance. It is the big picture. Things like birthdays and anniversaries, public holidays, school terms and other major events. It can also include activities which happen on a regular basis, such as weekly […]Read More
Organised Chaos Calendars Creating a calendar for the family, helps avoid the clashing of schedules. I know in our house we often seem to go for ages with nothing and then 5 events on one day. How many do you have? If your school has 20 children in a class and you have 3 children […]