Lightening the load

Saturday 8th August 2020 You’ll never meet a child more hands on and helpful than my lovely Lola. She’s spent last night and half of today painting the fences with her dad. She likes to help us out for a few reasons… She likes having time to chat with us. She loves a bit of …

A decade of marriage

Friday 24th July 2020 10 years ago today I married my best friend; a decade passed already, and many more to come. Young and in love, we muddled through together, learning on the job. We had two surprise babies, and threw ourselves wholeheartedly into being the best parents that we could be. Our beautiful children …

Having fun in the ‘new normal’

Sunday 12th July 2020 Dear Frugal Mums, This week my husband has been off from work so we ventured out a little for some quality family time. We took the kids to the park and it was really lovely – it was their first time in play park since March! We had fun playing basketball …

Stepping outside of the comfort zone; our big news!

Tuesday 5th July 2020 Dear Frugal Mums, This picture is really important… it marks the start of our home education journey! My husband and I had been talking about the children leaving school for a long time before the pandemic started. We want to step away from routine. And, most importantly, we want to travel. …