Monthly Archives: August 2013

Team Netmums and the end of lazy hazy summer days

Ah lazy hazy summer…how we have loved you ! The most lovely thing about you was being able to chuck all routine out of the window* No alarm clock and stressy mornings timed to military precison. No stumbling about with … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week – Is There Really Such Thing As Ready?

Our Blog of the Week this week comes from Not Keeping Mum a duo of ‘non-expert mums who, instead of keeping quiet, are keeping it real’. In this post Amry asks ‘Is there really such a thing as ready?’ What do … Continue reading

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Tackling the laundry mountain – win a year’s supply of Persil small and mighty

Somebody once said: ‘Behind every successful woman… is a basket of dirty laundry’ And the thing is it’s not just the heaped basket, but the stuff on the line, the next load whirling its way round the washer, the socks … Continue reading

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Team Netmums – Help we’re turning into our mothers!

This week Team Netmums have been pondering over whether we are turning into our parents. Our recent survey revealed that this happens to most of us by the tender age of 32. Surely not? It can’t be true…can it? ******************************************************************************* … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week – The summer holidays in a nutshell

Today’s guest blog is from the ever brilliant EehBahMum, who never fails to get us giggling here at Netmums. This week she tells it like it is about what the summer holidays are really like and gives her step by … Continue reading

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Thoughts from a new old mum

Today’s guest blog is from mum and author Karen Louise Hollis. Karen had her first four children in her twenties. She became pregnant with her fifth baby at age 41 and realised that this time round everything was ‘new’ again. … Continue reading

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Back to School money saving tips

‘Twas the night before Back to School and all through the house Nic from Team Netmums in Scotland was running around like a blue arsed fly getting everything ready and organised to make the cruel early start for the school run … Continue reading

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