Kiki noun. Definition: An assembly or meeting, especially one held for the specific purpose of gossiping or chit-chat. "Let's have a kiki!"

Teenage Mum to Raising a Teenager

Teenage Mum to Raising a Teenager

The moment I found out I was pregnant with my daughter I knew instantly that I was going to keep her. I was 16 and in a relationship with someone I knew wasn’t right for me. But his positive words at the time, combined with my determination to ensure the child growing...
Why I home educate my children!

Why I home educate my children!

When people learn that I’ve chosen to home educate my children (aged 5 and nearly 8, they’re usually quite intrigued. The first question I’m usually asked is “Why?” The quick answer is that having my children with me almost 24/7 is punishment for sins committed in a...
The breastfeeding debate – what a big boob

The breastfeeding debate – what a big boob

Last week’s news was full of stories and case studies of women who have felt under pressure to breastfeed their babies with calls from midwives for new mums to be given more support when they choose to bottle feed. That old mantra that ‘breast is best’ was trotted...
Celebrating Father’s Day on a Budget

Celebrating Father’s Day on a Budget

Father’s Day is approaching and with the constant commercial reminders, it’s easy to feel obligated to spend lots of money rather than take time to acknowledge and celebrate the father or fathers in your life. If you are skint but want to make the day...
Father Life, Not just Father’s Day!

Father Life, Not just Father’s Day!

With Father’s Day around the corner and Fathers really leading the race (in my eyes anyway) as great parents I feel this year more than any other is a year to truly celebrate the meaning behind what a great father means to me and my whole family. According to the...