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October 11, 2018

As The Car Flipped In The Air The Screams From The Children Were Haunting

March 24th 2018 was an ordinary Wednesday morning, getting my two boys, Jacob nine and Caleb four ready for school and my daughter Myah two, ready […]
October 11, 2018

Wearing My Job Title With A Little More Ease

I don’t always find it easy to say I’m a full-time stay at home mother.  Let me explain. So much of our identity is tied up […]
October 10, 2018
Jaw

My Jaw Clenches When I Hear The Words ‘I’ll Do It In A Minute’

“I’ll do it in a minute” As these words hit my ears I can feel my jaw begin to clench, I take a deep breath and […]
October 9, 2018

Accept Your Body, And I’ll Accept Mine

The whole debate around fatness has burned brightly over the past few months.  It’s been going on for years but recently it seems to have reignited, […]
October 8, 2018

Don’t Be Afraid To Look For Help

There was a time when I was pregnant, that I thought ‘shit, there’s no way that I can do this.’ I had struggled with mental health […]
January 8, 2018
October 8, 2018
Journey

I Thought Getting Pregnant Would Be Easy…But

This is my first blog here so I thought I’d start with my journey to motherhood. When it started getting serious with the man that is […]
October 8, 2018
Twins

Please Don’t Force Your Twins To Wear Matching Outfits

STOP! Don’t do it after the age of three! Once your children have developed their own personalities and voices, please don’t force matching outfits on them. […]
October 6, 2018

Finally After 18 Months The End Of The Daytime Dody

The time has arrived. Alex is now 18 months old and his world has been turned upside down. Last Friday we took away his soother!! Now […]