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December 31, 2016
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A Fair Warning: A Letter To My Son’s New Home Tutors

This morning you will start working with my son, you’ll be in my home for up to 20 hours per week and there are a few things I’d like to you to know. I promise, in time, I will be a pro at this. I will leave you two alone […]
December 29, 2016
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Living With Autism: The Quiet Home Heroes

As mums we are looked to by our children as role models, but how often do we look to each other? What some women cope with in motherhood is heroic and inspiring. This is not my story, but it is one I have been given permission to tell with my […]
December 25, 2016
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The Story Of The Red Coat

Ten years ago I moved in with one yummy daddy, to his mother’s house, just so we could save for a deposit for a home of our own. This was when we were young and full of adventure, having kids was a lifetime away,( the only thing I’d plan for […]
November 11, 2016
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When To Take The Hard Line

So I was on a day out with my two girls recently. We were having lunch with my sister in a cafe which meant for a change we were being treated to table service instead of service through a car window. It was the early side of lunchtime, the only […]
November 4, 2016
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Parents: A Soft Place In A Hard World

“You’re too soft on her!” How many times have I heard this phrase? I imagine if I got paid every time it was said to me that I would be a very rich lady! Instead, the words just irritated me and eventually started to eat away at me. I worked […]
October 29, 2016
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Life After ECMO

So the drama has all calmed down. The tubes are out you get to see his gorgeous pudgy face for the first time and your heart dares to soar with the hope it’s all over and he is coming home. A new type of adrenalin to live off for the […]

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