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June 9, 2017
m-word-kate

I Was Nine When I Watched My Dad Die

Perhaps they are getting a divorce. That would explain why Dad is in a separate room now. Doesn’t seem right though. I am not sure. Why is everyone whispering all the time. Mums face looks cross. Its funny that I have to ask to go into the room to see […]
June 8, 2017
mw-ord-birthdays

I Hate Birthday Parties…And Here’s Why

I hate Birthday Parties. There, I’ve said it. I know, I must be the worst mother on earth to consider it, let alone type the words, but its true! My first birthday party experience was when I took my son, then aged three to a party in the house of a […]
June 8, 2017
bond

Calling Bullshit On…The Instant Baby Bond

There’s plenty of myths we like to perpetuate, especially when it comes to pregnancy and babies. There’s the one about the ‘pregnancy glow,’ well if by glow you mean breakout in acne, sweat like some kind of farm animal and pluck erroneous hairs from strange places, then yes… it’s a […]
June 8, 2017
Hello

The Ten (Mummy) Commandments

One: Thou shalt never raise your voice or be anything other than sweetness and light in front of your children. This goes without saying really and honestly why would you need to shout? Children always listen to everything you say and respond to requests quickly. Two: Thou shalt only serve […]
June 7, 2017
COFFEE

Why When You Are In A Rush Does Everything Go Wrong?

Now, before I start let me clarify, I love my 3 year old more than a pint bottle of cider with a pint glass of ice on a hot day.   She’s head strong, determined, independent, with a wicked sense of humour. All the qualities she gets from me. From […]
June 7, 2017
sleeping-baby

Why Sleeping With A Toddler Is A Lot Like Sharing A Bed With A New Partner

As I lay in bed last night (who am I kidding, as I hung on to the edge of the bed precariously and shivered as there wasn’t a square inch of duvet anywhere near me) I thought about how sharing a bed with a toddler is like those first few […]

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