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April 10, 2017
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Beware Of Mindfulness…

Can we talk for a second about mindfulness? Everything we read these days mentions mindfulness. What started off as meditation and only something Buddhist monks did has eeked its way into society calling itself ‘mindfulness’ and is now on the list of daily things we are supposed to do along […]
April 10, 2017
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8 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Becoming A Mother

                                        Reproduced with permission from orlabreeze.com
April 10, 2017
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My Daughter Bit Me

Coming from a background in childcare I have been bitten, kicked and slapped more times than I can remember. Small people combined with big emotions can tend towards the physical. This was all well and good when confined to just being a part of my job. I could leave at […]
April 9, 2017
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What’s So Wrong With Good Clean Dirt?

There is an advert on TV at the moment that is really getting on my cherries. It is an incredibly smug woman wiping a chicken fillet all over the various surfaces in her house, while her poor, perfectly coiffed children sit in the background their fate unknown due to their […]
April 9, 2017
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I’ve Just Been Ghosted – Because I’m A Single Parent

As most of you know I am single. This paired with motherhood has numerous challenges. How do I date while protecting my children? Where do I find someone to date? Where do I find the time to date? Now let’s park those issues to one side and deal with the […]
April 8, 2017
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We’re All Going On A Summer Holiday

There’s a stretch in the evenings, temperatures are edging higher and summer is bearing down on us faster than Ruby Walsh on a Cheltenham winner. At this time of the year my thoughts turn towards holidays and the annual family break. Like most people, I love holidays. Scratch that. I […]

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