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June 18, 2017
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An Act Of True Love For Father’s Day

It was Father’s day last year and we ended up in the car park of a cemetery. This was totally unplanned. The 18-month-old decided she’d forgotten how to walk and started to do the floppy leg thing while we were out for a Sunday stroll. You know the move, I […]
June 17, 2017
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What Is Wrong With This Picture?

Going grocery shopping isn’t exactly a picnic at the best of times. There’s often long queues to deal with as you try and push your trolley around the vast endless aisles searching for your bits and pieces while desperately trying to avoid the chocolate or wine aisle for fear of […]
June 17, 2017
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Should You Buy Your Ex A Father’s Day Card?

When a family separates there are obviously huge things to consider. Who gets the house? Who gets the pets? Who gets the children? ( I lost that battle….. had to keep all three…. Like he could have kept one!!!) Then from time to time little trivial issues pop up that […]
June 16, 2017
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How I Survived Five Nights Of Chicken Pox Hell

Nobody likes to see their children sick. Be it a snotty nose, a sprained ankle or a pretty bad dose of chicken pox as my three year old Amelia had recently. All you want to do is take their pain/discomfort away. Amelia really managed to put this theory to the […]
June 15, 2017
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Calling Bullshit On…Wine!

My sister has me detoxing at the moment and I’m feeling a whole lot better than in recent months. I’ve had recent issues with mental health and have been on antidepressants. I stopped taking Sertraline in February because I was feeling dopey and tired all the time, and the thoughts […]
June 15, 2017
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How Old Is Your Baby?

This time 15 and a half months ago I never realised that such a simple question could be so loaded. But now, as a mum to a baby born prematurely, I now know that this is in fact quite a complex question that can often lead to very mixed reactions […]

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