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August 9, 2017
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Pre-School Is Just Around The Corner

One small step for her, one large step for mummy’s everywhere. I look at her in disbelief, how can she be starting preschool…? Seriously, it’s like I brought her home from the hospital yesterday. She has an overgrown school uniform of red and navy on, and this morning is standing […]
August 7, 2017
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How To Survive…Having A Child With Additional Needs

Being a Mum is the most challenging thing any of us will ever do. It pushes us to the absolute edge, whilst also soaring us to unthinkable highs. That massive brief at work? Easy! That big presentation? Peasy! That business trip you’ve been dreading? Lemon squeezy. Giving birth to and […]
August 5, 2017
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An Ode To The Green

To many it is a seemingly innocuous, irregularly shaped, grass-filled space. To my children and the neighbour’s children, it is an imagination playground. You might drive by in your car, reading house numbers and trying to find your destination, totally missing the magic that is happening right outside your car […]
August 3, 2017
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More Babies Anyone?

More babies anyone? So when Tiernan turned one, I was already pregnant with Layla. We were so excited and nervous at the same time. All those thoughts rushing through your head. Can we be this lucky again? Will everything be OK with the baby? Will I be OK with another […]
July 25, 2017
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A Letter To My Husband’s Boss

Firstly, let me open this with a thank you for giving me the opportunity to be the best Mum possible. How did you do that? Well, you employ my husband, who is worth every penny and more to you by the way! (Pay rise wouldn’t kill you, inflation and all […]
July 24, 2017
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How To Survive… Packing For Multiples

Move to a hot country. The End. And if you cannot do that, then I need to prepare you for the journeys that await you, as you pack for multiples. There comes a time in every multiple mothers’ life when she braves going out. For me the twins were a […]

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