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October 14, 2018

Can We Have It All?

By WE I mean mums and by ALL I mean be a parent AND have a career. Any working mum will have pondered this thought many […]
October 12, 2018

Calling Time On…. One-Upmanship Parenting

I watched again the other day the excellent Monty Python sketch Four Yorkshiremen. It features Palin, Chapman, Jones, Idle, white tuxedoed and coiffed, sitting together in […]
October 10, 2018

Living With…. A Tight Budget

I have a good job, a really job in fact and would probably be considered to have a decent enough salary.  I’m not on the poverty […]
October 10, 2018

Please Think Before You Ask Is An Only Child Lonely?

When we decided to try for a family I was excited at the all the wonderful possibilities that lay ahead. Fast forward four years and we […]
October 9, 2018

Turns Out I Wasn’t Going Mad After All…I Just Had An Underactive Thyroid

When the diagnosis was first made I really thought hallelujah, there’s a reason for me feeling so crap, so tired and so emotional and weepy all […]
January 8, 2018
October 9, 2018

Living With…Head Lice

I’m done. My house has been invaded again and I just feel like packing my bags and heading off. It’s not in-laws or outlaws that have […]
October 8, 2018

Calling Time On… Hours of Homework

You pull up outside the school gates alongside all of the other parents, waiting for your little darling to skip out from the school with a […]
October 8, 2018

Why Does The Mum Automatically Become The Responsible One?

We live in such a modern world, one which is vastly different to the last century. Technology has developed at a phenomenal rate, medical and scientific […]