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August 6, 2017
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My Not-At-All-Near-Death Experience

My husband maintains that I am prone to Jane Austen-esque tendencies and that I would have been far more suited to this era given my weaknesses and horrifications in certain circumstances. So the irony was not lost on him as we flew to Bath recently to visit true Jane Austen […]
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 5, 2017
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If You Can Survive This, You Can Survive Anything!

So this week my entire family got sick. I can’t even tell you exactly what it was but I’m going to call it the plague because I have never seen something wipe out so many human beings for so many days, including me. I think I jinxed it when I […]
August 4, 2017
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Shut Up, I’m Trying To Write About How Much I Love You!

Finding time to write with two smallies isn’t exactly the easiest thing in the world. I remember before I had my girls, I was always talking about writing. I’m going to write this, I’m going to write that. Oh but if only I had the time. I’m just ever so […]
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 […]
August 3, 2017
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Calling Bullshit On…Wet Wipes

I think we can all agree that wet wipes are for the most part a complete Godsend. I’m not saying they are up there with the wheel, but come on, imagine parent life without them? They are literally the ultimate multi-tasking, cleaner-upper demi-Gods we’ve all called upon to wipe up […]

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