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May 27, 2017
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It’s Okay To Say Giving Birth is Traumatic

They say that giving birth is the most natural thing in the world, that as women we are equipped to push a tiny, or in some cases not so tiny, human out of our bodies. That somehow natural endorphins will be released and we will be able to cope with […]
May 26, 2017
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The Mum I’ll Never Be

Yesterday I took my youngest son to the park. This for me is an achievement in itself. The fact that we were both washed, dressed and actually out of the house with the three dimensional people – I felt pretty pleased with myself. The sun was shining and I suspected […]
May 26, 2017
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Blame It On The Hormones

April 29th 2017 marked Donald J. Trump’s 100th Day in office as the president of the United States. I’m not pointing this out to start a political debate, that’s for another day and another blog entirely. No the reason I mention it, is that it for me it marked 100 […]
May 26, 2017
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Growing Up Is Hard…On ME

Almost five years ago, our family was delighted with the arrival of a baby boy. This little man completed our family and as the youngest member, was instantly doted upon by everyone else. The past few years have flown as we have journeyed through first teeth and first steps to […]
May 25, 2017
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What’s Changed? Everything!

I’ve felt a major switch in my life in the past 2 weeks. Something has shifted greatly inside. Something positive, something familiar but that has been lost. I have been so unsure in my life for the past two years since my departure from work into full time motherhood. I […]
May 25, 2017
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Calling Bullshit On…Me Time

I can only write this from my stand point, but for me this whole “Me Time” is one high pile of Bullshit. Me Time, I believe, is a phrase coined up to sell luxury packages & things to tired, emotionally drained parents. In my view it’s quite simply a label […]

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