Story Topic: Holidays

Managing anxieties about money in the build-up to Christmas

Posted 4 December 2017

Single mum Aisling shares her tips on having Christmas celebrations that don’t break the bank. Christmas is fast approaching and it is impossible to avoid the jingly adverts and packed shelves in shops. Although many families...Children don’t remember ‘stuff’ When they are older, children will no more remember with disappointment the presents they received during a ‘lean’ Christmas then they will remember with joy the more expensive gifts they received during...

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Presents in front of Christmas lights

A single mum’s guide to holidays

Posted 4 October 2017

Jessica has raised her son as a single parent since he was one. Here, she discusses her experiences of their holidays spent at home in the UK and beyond. My experience of holidaying as a single...

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