Shared Parental Leave: How we choose to afford childcare
Are you or someone you know pregnant or on maternity leave in the UK? Heard about Shared Parental Leave (SPL) and want to know more about it? Here I explain what it is and our experience with it so far. @diamondinruffuk
Where to live? Our predicament
Love the city? Hate the cost of real estate? We do too! Here I discuss the pros and cons of staying in the capital. Was your family in a similar situation? What did you decide? Do you think you did the right thing? Would love to hear your thoughts! @diamondinruffuk
Things I learnt when my brother-in-law moved to Denmark
Things I learnt when my BIL moved to Denmark .... Although many people have moved long distances alone, knowing that there are people out there willing you to succeed can certainly help. Have you or one of your family members moved a long distance away? Did you find yourself reflecting on the experience? What did you learn?
The emotion behind owning a home
We are still deciding where we want to live but sometimes I wonder whether we would be better off continuing to rent. My favourite blogs are asking the same questions and I wanted to share some of the more thought-provoking posts I have read on the topic. Are you deciding whether to continue to rent or buy your own home? www.diamondsintheroughuk.com
Are we ready to buy a house?
I was exploring Pinterest the other evening and found a thoughtful article by Kristina a few years ago at Cents + Order about the questions you should ask yourself before buying your first home. I…
How we’re saving our house deposit
Hello! So last week, I dipped my toe into the blogging world and wrote my first post explaining how I wanted to document our journey into home ownership. For this post I’m going to go into h…
5 ways to get out of a rut
I found myself feeling unproductive and lacking motivation. Here I share a few tips that helped me! What do you do when you're feeling uninspired? Do you have any more suggestions? Would love to hear from you! @diamondinruffuk