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September 19, 2017
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I Didn’t Know I Was Pregnant

There are many experiences in life that you will never understand unless you go through it yourself. From giving birth to the death of a loved one, there are no words or advice that will prepare you for your emotions. You cannot anticipate how you will react. You won’t know […]
September 19, 2017
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9 Random Ways I’ve Changed Since Becoming a Mother

1. First and foremost, I’m happier. I wasn’t unhappy before but since becoming a mother I’ve had an overwhelming sense of complete and utter contentment, and that’s pretty incredible. 2. Nothing disgusts me. Spending so much time in close proximity to snot, spit-up and poop of varying shades and consistencies can […]
September 18, 2017
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How To Survive…Shopping With Kids

The panic. I know. I have it, I feel it. Dammit, I can feel yours. The sheer perspiration I have thinking about it. We need something and I might have to go to the shop to get it. And I might have to bring my actual children with me. I […]
September 18, 2017
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The Things You Do Differently Second Time Around…

As anyone with kids knows, our first born, blessed child is basically the one we experiment on. It is Nature’s way of preparing us for the children that are to follow. I’m kidding! (Or am I…?) All I know is that when my first baby came along, I was petrified, […]
September 17, 2017
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If Men Had Periods…

Clutching a hot water bottle, I held on to the bag of maltesers like they were a life-saving ring tossed to me in choppy waters.  I set up camp on the sofa and moaned about cramps and the likes to himself.  He told me he had never come across someone […]
September 17, 2017
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I Cried When My Daughter Stopped Believing In Fairies

I had heard of growing pains but never knew that they happened to grown up people too. The pain of watching your child outgrow an idea, a safety port, a  whole area in her world where magic and a world of little people existed. This  weekend we had  a bit […]

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