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September 5, 2016
new-mama

How To Keep Your Shit Together As A New Mama

When you were pregnant, all your energy, thoughts and resources went into feeling as good as you possibly could, and into your impending birth! Your mind wasn’t that focused on how you were going to manage life once baby arrived. No doubt you thought you were going to sail through […]
September 1, 2016
let-her-go

Learning To Let Her Go

I’m not the first (and certainly won’t be the last!) mother to write about how emotional they’re feeling packing their butter-wouldn’t-melt little beauty off to playschool. But it’s virtually impossible to explain just how big a deal starting playschool is for the Mum of a kid with CF (or any […]
August 29, 2016
school

And So, The End Is Near (And Other Back To School Happiness)

The last day of school in June was brilliant. It was a gloriously sunny day. I was looking forward to having my kids around me for the summer and I couldn’t wait! We went for lunch and I beamed and I cuddled them all! I had plans! I had activities […]
August 28, 2016
toilet

The Continuing Joys Of Toilet Training

Once upon a time when I had no children, I thought toilet training finished when the nappy came off the little person. OK, OK, wishful thinking but who knew that the intricacies of toilet training can go on for months or years? Two children in and I still find that […]
August 28, 2016
pattern

9 Mum Cheats You Probably Should Use

Firstly, wear busy prints!! A great way for disguising dirt and baby vomit, I find a good 80’s print hides a multitude. That groovy graffiti design never grows old and really almost looks like baby puke anyway! Apply same to pants as your baby learns to crawl/stand and cling on […]
August 24, 2016
toddlerdom

The Thrilling Highs And Crashing Lows Of Toddlerdom

My life has become a series of extremes determined by the will of a three year old. And no that’s not a derogatory term for my husband, despite our argument last night. It would be unfair of me to say that my ten month old baby is easy, more like […]

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