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April 4, 2017
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Would You Give Up Your Seat To A Pregnant Woman?

I’m not normally one to complain and I don’t believe I’m privileged or expect anything from anyone, least of all their seat. However, I’ve never been on the other side of the whole seat debate on public transport before and I have to admit, as a pregnant women, I was quite surprised […]
April 3, 2017
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Damn You, Mother Nature

Dear Mother Nature, We need to talk. We’ve known each other for quite a while now. You’ve watched me grow from a young girl into a moody teen, weathering some pretty damn awkward phases along the way (let’s not talk about those 90’s brows…!) You’ve seen me kiss a fair […]
April 3, 2017
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Calling Bullshit On…The Perfect Mum

Why is it that as mums we seem to spend so much effort striving to be ‘The Perfect Mum’. The one that somehow manages to juggle it all. Mary Berry in the kitchen. Mary Poppins with the kids. Healthy. Super fit. Totally zenned. Totally in touch with the world outside […]
April 2, 2017
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The Moment I Left My Fiancé

Three years ago today I left my fiancé, the father of my two boys and my baby bump which was going to turn out to be a little queen to complete our little family. 5 1/2 months pregnant I left his house that we shared with what I could fit […]
April 2, 2017
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Pregnancy Mood Swings – When It’s More Than ‘Just The Hormones’

It’s common to have mood swings in pregnancy. Our hormones are, not so literally, sprawled across the floor in a tangled mess that even the most expert of puzzle makers could unravel. We are the Christmas tree lights thrown into the bottom of the box when we said, “we’ll deal with that […]
April 1, 2017
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Never Binge Drink When Living With A Toddler

I know, this seems really obvious doesn’t it? Never, ever,  binge drink when you share the house with small human beings – especially ones you cannot reason with. If you live with someone who only wants to eat cheese sticks, is obsessed with Dora the Explorer and who screams the […]

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