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May 12, 2017
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I Should Really Do Bedtime More Often – Before It’s Too Late

I don’t often get to put my nearly-five-year-old to bed anymore. We say goodnight at the top of the stairs and she goes off to brush her teeth with my husband while I put the toddler down. I got the chance to do it the other night when she insisted […]
May 11, 2017
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Calling Bullshit On…Me!

I live in constant fear of the day my children see through me, when they finally lift the thin veil of control to find little old me cowering under the kitchen table. The day they finally say ‘Hey! Wait a minute, you have no idea what you’re doing! You have […]
May 11, 2017
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Why I Decided To Home School My Kids

Some people say that the hardest part of homeschooling is choosing to do it in the first place, and so far that seems to be the truth. Although we made our decision a while ago, I have to tell you that I am still having moments of pure, unadulterated, sleep-stealing panic. Will our […]
May 10, 2017
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Let’s Make ‘13 Reasons Why’ One Good Reason To Talk

Like lots of people, I’ve found myself fixated by Netflix drama ‘13 Reasons Why’, binge watching when I should have been binge sleeping. The show tells the story of Hannah Baker, a high school student suffering from depression thanks to being the victim of cyber bullying, stalking, sexual assault and […]
May 10, 2017
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Living With…A Failing System

As most of us are aware, May is Mental Health Month. Having suffered with depression off and on for most of my adult life, mental health is something I am acutely aware of. I now have the skill set to recognise the symptoms when I feel myself starting to slip […]
May 10, 2017
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10 Things I Never Imagined Arguing About

I think everyone understands on their wedding day that not every subsequent day will be spent gazing into each other’s eyes, thinking how the person opposite you is your moon and stars. But when you project ahead to the arguments you might have on your journey together, you don’t really […]

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