Gemma Johnson

Gemma Johnson

CEO. The mum behind MyFamilyClub

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Afro Baby glowing at Ice Age 4

I couldn’t contain myself when my husband told me he had booked tickets to Ice Age 4 on Saturday. When I told my son...
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My 5 emergency speedy recipes

I am a busy, busy mum and not only do I have to feed two hungry monsters but I also have a husband who...
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Tips to beat the constant tiredness of parenthood

I am sure I will look back on the toddler and school reception years fondly when in my rocking chair on a front porch...
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Why I signed the childcare vouchers petition

Childcare costs are our biggest expense after the mortgage, so childcare vouchers are a lifeline for my family budget. Which is exactly why I...
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Flexible working requests: A manager’s perspective

After my first child was born, I managed to negotiate going back to work part-time, so I started with two days per week, building...
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Blogger challenge: Meals from scratch – day five

Cook meals from scratch? No problem, it will be a challenge I am confident enough to grab with both hands, two greedy eyes, one...
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What would you give me out of 10 for my domestic ability?

We recently ran a feature on 10 traditional housekeeping tips for modern mums, from keeping the fridge clean to descaling your kettle. I consider myself...
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Money worries during maternity leave forced me back to work early

In the process of setting up MyFamilyClub I’ve had to put many presentations together and talk passionately about why I wanted to help parents...
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Second hand stigma

When I was pregnant with my first child I pretty much rejected any second hand items that people had very kindly offered to give...
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TV ads, new nannies and public speaking

What a week it’s been... We’re on the TV, we have a new nanny and I have a talk to 110 people. Never one to...
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DON'T MISS! LIFE HACKS & BLOGS

Son Frozen in Fear as Dad Plays Evil Prank with Tarantula

Poor Brooklyn. Gaffer taped and laying down on the floor, dad plays 'guessing game'' with him to win money. He manages to guess the first toy...

Cute Baby Girl Imitates Baby Goat to the Amusement of Mother and Goat Handler

This cute little girl seems to have master the art of 'Goat' and bleats back at the baby goat much to the amusements of...
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Bad Santa Body Shames 9 Year Old Boy

It seems not all Santas' are created equal. A North Carolina boy was body shamed by Santa and told to lay off the hamburgers...

DON'T MISS! COMPS & FREEBIES

National Unplugging Day 2017

Win a Children’s 26” Performance Bike by Raleigh Worth £340.00

In support of National Unplugging Day on June 25th 2017 we have teamed up with bike specialist, Raleigh to give one lucky winner a...

Win a Week-Long Getaway and Unplug Yourself This Summer

In support of National Unplugging Day on June 25th 2017 we have teamed up with Camping in the Forest to give one lucky winner a...

Win a Fabulous Table-Top Games Bundle From Drumond Park Worth £88

In support of National Unplugging Day on June 25th 2017 we have teamed up with Drumond Park for your chance to win a games...

DON'T MISS! CHEAP TRAVEL & DAYS OUT

Al Fresco How to Camp in Style

How to Camp in Style with Al Fresco – Save Up To 50% on...

** FLASH SALE ** Save an extra £125 off all parks this July in France or Austria Terms & Conditions Terms and conditions - BH125 - £125...
Home Farm Glamping

Travel Review: Switching off at Home Farm Glamping

The perfect countryside escape is only a tube ride away... We were invited as part of this year’s National Unplugging Day to take a weekend...
Forest Holidays

Save 8% on a Forest Holidays Family Escape

The Freedom of the Forest with Your Family A Forest Holiday is whatever you want it to be. Escape to one of nine idyllic locations,...

DON'T MISS! SAVE & MAKE MONEY

Birthday party save money budget

The Fool Proof Guide to Throwing a DIY Kids’ Party

When your child’s birthday rolls around, the expenses can quickly add up. However, you don’t need to break the bank to throw them a...
Shepherds Friendly Junior ISA

Reasons Why You Should Make the Most of Your Child’s New Junior ISA Allowance...

On first look you may think there isn’t a huge amount of difference between a child’s savings account and a Junior ISA (JISA). In fact, you...
Martin Lewis Childcare Costs

Martin Lewis Explains How to Claim up to £2000 Towards Childcare Costs in New...

Parents take note! There’s a new kid on the block that could mean up to £2,000 to help towards childcare costs. The Tax Free...