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May 19, 2017
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I Locked My Two Year Old In Her Room

It was three in the morning. We were going on night #4 of dun-dun-dunnn sleep training our daughter to sleep in her own bedroom. Four nights of often-interrupted-very-little-sleep. Four nights closer to insanity. A wailing cry woke me. “Woke me,” I should say. Because, really, I was semi-comatose. The world […]
May 19, 2017
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Hey, You! You’ve Got This

As a stressed out mom of three, I’m used to feeling frazzled all the time. I’m sure you can all relate to the racing heartbeat that comes when you haven’t even done any exercise, the irritability over the smallest things, the suffocating thoughts that everyone has it sussed except you..sound […]
May 18, 2017
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Calling Bullshit On…Birthday Parties

So there have been quite a few stressful events over the past few days – an aptitude test in work, a visit to the dentist for a crown, and toddler chicken pox but none of them held a candle to The Birthday Party. My little girl recently celebrated six years […]
May 18, 2017
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Why Cutting Other Mammys Some Slack Is Not Always A Good Idea

My energy levels haven’t been great lately so I bundled up my two smallies and headed for the shopping centre to raid Boots. I turned into the high demand underground car park because dark clouds had begun rolling across the sky on the drive in. Since my second baby has […]
May 17, 2017
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I’m Terrified Of My Little Girl Turning Three

In two short months my little girl is going to turn three and I’m absolutely terrified. Not because I’m afraid of the dreaded morphing into a threenager – being perfectly honest I think that’s quite entertaining. The other day I wouldn’t give my girl another biscuit and she stormed off […]
May 17, 2017
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Living Without…My Husband

It is another Sunday afternoon and that feeling of dread is setting in. No I don’t have to go to work tomorrow or leave my kids, thankfully. But what I do have to do is put my single Mum hat back on soon. For over a year now and for […]

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