Tag Archives: chores

Is There A Right Way To Clean? Tips & Tricks From The Experts

Cleanliness is vital where children are concerned. When a new arrival appears on the scene it’s vitally important that the home is as sterile and clean as it can be for a few months, while the baby’s lungs strengthen. In a year your little one will crawl and then toddle, putting everything and anything in their mouths including juicy looking …

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#BEDN – 2 – Love Mondays

I think Monday has to be one of my favourite days of the week at the moment. Monday’s used to be one of the worst, it was either back to school for me and then it was back to work after a weekend but since being a stay at home mum to a school goer, Monday’s are about getting a …

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Three Ways To Make Laundry Less Of A Chore

Hate doing the laundry? Join the club! It’s a difficult and time consuming chore, which seems like it never ends. If you want to streamline your laundry time and make your fear of doing the washing something of the past, here are three top tips to help you conquer the laundry, forever. Deal with stains immediately It’s tempting to quickly …

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“My days feel very long and my nights extremely short”

My life lately has been super busy but not in the sense of actually going out very much. We haven’t done very much of that but yet I feel like I can’t breathe. My days feel very long and my nights extremely short with P2 and P3 waking so frequently, mainly P2 may I add.  We’ve been cooking with Hello …

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Our New Cleaning Routine & Win Some Dettol Products

This month has seen some big changes in our house. I have actually managed to keep on top of the housework. It also coincided with the school holidays so it hasn’t been an easy task to keep on top of things and it did fall to pieces one week (the week P1 was away with her Grandparents) but we swiftly …

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Becoming Domesticated & A Chance To Win Vanish Products

I have never been domesticated. In fact I am pretty sure that it is allergic to me, or the other way round as whenever I do start cleaning I sneeze and get puffy eyes. My bedroom was always a complete pig sty growing up. I was a typical teen that refused to tidy up the floordrobe, or the hundreds of …

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“Hubby does all of his tasks without moaning”

I’ve struggled with motivation for a long time and if you’re a regular reader you’ll know that. I’m someone who would much rather be lazying on the sofa in my pjs than running around a supermarket. I rely so much on my hubby. He takes care of the bills, the clothes washing, the school run, the food shop and the …

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“It’s like someone flicked a switch and made me motivated”

It’s Friday already which means that P1 has completed her first week back to school and we’ve completed our first week back in a slight routine. This week has really been different. It’s like someone flicked a switch and made me motivated to move instead of lazing on the sofa. I’m still struggling to get up early, physically getting up …

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“Today has been a productively strange day”

Today has been a productively strange day. With P1 away on a double night sleepover with her Great-Grandad, P2 woke up at 6:50am. She snuggled in bed with us for about ten minutes before I took her downstairs for breakfast and some cBeebies. It was a slow morning really, hubby joined us downstairs and we just mooched. Hubby then went …

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“For the first time ever I chose to tidy”

Following my post on how frustrated I was with my lack of motivation, I’d like to share with you something that may shock you. Tonight, I’ve had what seems like forever without P1 and my hubby. P1 has gone to her Great-Grandad’s for a sleepover and a “Great-Grandad day” tomorrow. My hubby has gone out with one of his friends …

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Dyson DC34 Multi Floor Cordless Vacuum Cleaner Review

We’ve recently tried a Dyson DC34. This came at just the right time as my cream carpets began to turn a dirty colour with everyone moving stuff in and out of our new home. I suddenly realised that I didn’t have a hoover of any sort to fix this situation. My first impression of the cordless hand hoover was that …

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“The motivation for it just isn’t there at the moment”

I’m really struggling this week to get out of bed. The motivation for it just isn’t there at the moment. Last week was absolutely fine. My routine was this; 6:45am wake up, have shower, put dressing gown on, give P1 her breakfast at 7:15am, do washing up, tidying up, get P1 into her school uniform, let her watch some telly, …

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“Today was really weird”

Today was really weird. I returned to Essex for P1s swimming lesson and we spent some time with my Grandad. I haven’t seen him since we moved out. I stupidly dressed myself and the girls in summery outfits and forgot coats. Typically for England it rained a lot. This wasn’t the weird part, the odd part about this was that my …

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Round Like A Circle

I’m feeling angry at myself. The anger gets stronger each day. I hate who I am. Who I’ve become. Where I’m heading. Why do I have no motivation? I have three things I need to do: 1) Express milk. 2) Tidy the room. 3) Exercise. I fail to even do one of those each day! All are as important as …

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