5 Great Reasons to go Maximalist this Christmas (and from now on!)

As far back as I can remember, I’ve aspired to be a minimalist… Or, maybe more accurately, my husband has aspired for me to become a minimalist! 😐 But, alas, it never really happened… No matter how long I poured over the works of Marie Kondo… Not even dedicating a whole blog post to the…

3 Things Social Media Can Teach Us About Life

Ahh! Social Media! On the surface, it’s a bit like Marmite – we either love it or hate it. But scratch a little bit beneath the surface and it’s not quite so simple… There are some who will want nothing to do with it whatsoever. On the flip side, there will be those who have…

Social Media and the Pre-teen – Playing with Fire 🔥?

Regular readers will know that Mostly Mum has a pre-teen and most of you will also already know, from your own experience, that parenting a pre-teen is not without its challenges in normal circumstances – coming of age, puberty, friends, exams… It’s all a bit of a minefield! However, parents of pre-teens in 2018 have…