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June 26, 2017
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In Praise Of The Online Mammy Groups

Becoming a mum for the first time can be incredibly lonely. Saying that statement out loud often seems like the ultimate oddity and indeed it’s not something many of us consider when we get that life-changing news that we’re pregnant. Generally, the mum-to-be and her busy mind turns to the […]
June 25, 2017
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Where Is The Train Out Of Toddler-ville??

My third child, my youngest, my last, is almost three, I need to emphasise this because there will under no circumstances ever be a fourth child. I know I am done and the reason I know this is because I live with a toddler. This is my third time living […]
June 25, 2017
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To My Child With The Imperfect Genes; You Are Perfection

To my darling baby girl, On the day you were born, it wasn’t just my world that changed forever. I changed forever. My heart, my mind, my being; they are all unrecognisable since. You have touched, enriched and changed every single thing about me as a person. When I went […]
June 24, 2017
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Can We Talk About Poop?

Becoming a mum changes your life in dozens of ways, but before I had my baby boy, I didn’t realise just quite how much I’d be talking about poop on a daily basis. We’re talking the colour, consistency, the frequency, even the aroma… yep nothing is off limits when it […]
June 23, 2017
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11 Things Men Need To Do When Their Partner Is Pregnant

Guys, yes we know, pregnancy is so terribly hard for you sometimes too. Mostly because we keep giving out to you for pissing us off. You would honestly be amazed fellas, if you followed a few simple techniques at how easy it is to actually not get punched or shouted […]
June 22, 2017
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Back To Work? Not This Time!

It’s that time again. The time when after exhausting paid and unpaid maternity leave, I must get ready to say goodbye to my baby, leave her to be cared for by someone else and head back to work. It’s that time, but that’s not what I’m going to do – […]

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