Environmental Changes YOU can make now to save the world

July marks plastic free July (#plasticfreejuly). For one whole month, I and thousands, hopefully millions, of other people will try their damned hardest to not buy single use plastic. I love movements like this. Individually I am doing my small bit but on MASS the impact will be huge. If millions of people took part, […]

Revealed: What really changes when you have a Three month old baby

Three month old baby Its Monday so its that time of the week for a new guest post from the most fabulous Rebecca Megson. And this time she talk about that magic time of when she had a three month old baby and the changes for the positive that she noticed. And a big whoop […]

On Maternity Leave? Here’s How to Survive the Salary Drop. I Saved and Made £2,700 Using These Simple Tricks

This is one of my most popular posts on Mrs Mummypenny, how to survive the salary drop on maternity leave. It was written back in 2013 when I was on maternity leave. Now it is read hundreds of times every day! You probably found me via google. If so hello, welcome to Mrs Mummypenny. Please […]

On Maternity Leave? Here’s How to Survive the Salary Drop. I Saved and Made £2,700 Using These Simple Tricks

Survive the salary drop on maternity leave This is one of my most popular posts on Mrs Mummypenny, how to survive the salary drop on maternity leave. It was written back in 2013 when I was on maternity leave. Now it is read maybe 500 times every day! You probably found me via Google. If […]

How to save on your next family photo book

Being stuck inside – especially when the weather is good – is not a very pleasant thing. But it does give you time to think about the projects you’ve been putting up for some time. One such project is a family photo book. A lot of the time, pictures just keep stacking up on our […]

The Importance of Looking After Yourself Self-care

The Importance of Looking After Yourself Recently I have found myself speaking with many women about the time they spend looking after themselves. This is the time that women spend on self-care, exercise, relaxation, mental health care. The over-riding words I am hearing is that women do not have enough time to care for themselves […]

Financial Independence – Why I think it is unrealistic and unachievable.

Money – such a taboo subject. Most of us hate to talk about it, but really don’t mind reading or listening to stories about other peoples money. Its what my whole business is based upon. My positive and deeply flawed relationship with money. I write about the good and the bad, the sensible decisions and […]

My constant battle with weight & body image that I am trying to fix

I am seeing a lot of images on Instagram of women being honest about their bodies. People being super brave and publishing pictures of the reality of a post baby body, showing off the pouches and stretchmarks. I admire the braveness of these wonderful women and their positive mental attitude but absolutely cannot share a […]

The Mind: June is my Time for Transition, Decisions and Change

The Mind: June is my Time for Transition, Decisions and Change

June is time for transition, decisions, and change. June is a strange month. It has always signified transition, decisions and change all through my life. It sees the beautiful warm sun and heat return along with the longest day of the year. This year the 24th June saw a new moon which for me signifies […]

5 things every dad needs to know before the birth of their child

5 things every dad needs to know before the birth of their child It’s Monday so its guest post time again so I hand over to Bec and her latest post on 5 things every dad needs to know before the birth of their child. Since having the Baba bu I’ve reflected long and hard […]

First Steps to Clarity & Focus with Experian & The School of Life

First Steps to clarity & focus I have mentioned a few times on my blog and social channels that my life is in transition at the moment. It’s that time of year where I get itchy feet and I have the most motivation to change things. So a fabulous event with Experian and the School […]