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April 5, 2017
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Living with…Post-Natal Depression

So I’ve really gone and given away the ending in the headline, this won’t be about how I’m not sure if I had PND or if it was just the baby blues that dragged on a bit. It’s my story, and everyone’s story is as unique as themselves. I’m telling […]
April 2, 2017
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Pregnancy Mood Swings – When It’s More Than ‘Just The Hormones’

It’s common to have mood swings in pregnancy. Our hormones are, not so literally, sprawled across the floor in a tangled mess that even the most expert of puzzle makers could unravel. We are the Christmas tree lights thrown into the bottom of the box when we said, “we’ll deal with that […]
April 1, 2017
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Are Your Kids Watching The REAL Peppa Pig On YouTube?

I’ve always been amazed at how tech savvy my girl is.  She’s three. I come from a generation where the 3-year-old in the family was used as the tv remote control. The youngest in the family turned over the telly because the remote hadn’t been invented YET. (my god I’m old) But since […]
March 30, 2017
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Should We Post Photographs Of Our Children Online?

The question should really read, do we have a right to publish online, whether on Facebook, Instagram or any other social media outlet, photographs of our children? Our children, afterall, have not given us, their parents, any consent to publicly display photographs of them during their childhood years. Children are […]
March 28, 2017
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Living With…The Fear Of Burying Your Child

I find writing about my experiences as the parent of a child with Cystic Fibrosis incredibly therapeutic. To get your feelings down on paper, you have to process them and somehow make sense of them, and that brings with it great comfort. It’s as if by confronting them, you’re only […]
March 27, 2017
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At What Age Will I Grow Out Of Co-Sleeping?

In most houses, parents can’t wait for their children to grow out of the love of co-sleeping. They long to stop clinging perilously to that couple of inches at the edge of the bed, while a little person holds the rest of it hostage. But in our house, I think […]

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