Author: Cheshire Claire

Top Ten Superpowers UK Mums Wish They Had

Calling all mums – if you could have one superpower which superpower would you choose? Now my children are a little older, seven and almost 10 years old I would choose the ability to become invisible. My two a perfectly capable of doing most of their every day requirements themselves yet still yell “MUUUUUUUM” but only when I’m around, when dad, grandma or grandpa are on duty they revert back to being self sufficient! I am not alone as new research has revealed that over 78 per cent of UK mums wish they had superpowers. The poll of 2,000 UK mothers...

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WIN Tickets To See Gandeys Circus In Knutsford

Gandeys… Your Circus will be returning to Knutsford this spring with an incredible new production which we know will amaze and thrill all the family. This award-winning show, featuring an array of international artistes, is an unmissable treat and I am giving away TWO family tickets worth £45 each! Gandeys’ reputation for producing premier circus productions worldwide for nearly 100 years is second to none. Only the best artistes from around the globe are selected to entertain you all at… ‘Gandeys… Your Circus!!’ This year’s incredible array of nearly 30 International Award Winning Artistes include… Our very own Rocket Man ‘Pablo Garcia’...

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Mother’s Day Inspiration at Altrincham Retail Park

If you’re looking to plan Mother’s Day yourself or help your little ones make her feel really special from the moment when she wakes up, then head to Altrincham Retail Park. There are lots of different retailers to visit all from one parking space. I called in by chance and was impressed and inspired. Here are some ideas to show mum just how much she’s loved. For the last few years rather than one big thing I have bought a lovely gift box and filled it with lots of bits and pieces I know my mum will like including...

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How to Finance a Wedding When You Have Children

Parents know all too well how expensive it can be raising children. Even if you put their everyday costs like school fees, allowances and food expenses to one side, you still have to save for their college, university and other things that may come later. In these circumstances, it can be incredibly hard to find any money to finance your own wedding. You don’t want to take anything away from your wedding experience, but neither do you want to disrupt the lives of your children. You need to start planning in advance and take steps to save as much...

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Take A Break From The Everyday

Being a mum means that a lot of your life is spent following a routine. There are lots of good points to this, and that predictability is often accompanied with a sense of security about life because you’re settled and happy. Sometimes, though, that very predictability can leave you feeling frustrated and restricted. You might have nothing concrete to worry about, especially if you’re financially secure, but that sense of being confined by the limits of family life can sometimes lead to feelings of stress and boredom. When you feel like that, what do you do to release the...

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