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November 7, 2017
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SAHM Vs The Working Mum… Does It Have To Be A Competition?

I’m a stay at home mum (SAHM), who also works from home. I often end up laughing when I have to say that statement out loud, because it’s hard to find two terms that are more diametrically opposed to one another. Throw in the fact that I don’t have my […]
November 6, 2017
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Why Did I Never Nap Pre-Kids?

Looking back I should have realised when in the latter stages of my twin pregnancy, the crazy dreams, endless trips to the toilet and insomnia began, that my relationship with sleep was about to change forever. Over three years later and I still haven’t forgiven Mother Nature for robbing me […]
November 6, 2017
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7 Ways Getting Ready For A Night Out Has Changed Since Becoming a Mum

So you might have heard the M Word crew had a bit of a night out recently for the V By Very Blog Awards and we scooped the gong for Best Parenting Blog.  Like all mamas, we don’t get out a lot, so you can imagine we only too delighted […]
November 5, 2017
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9 Things I’m Done Sharing

One of the biggest changes you will experience when having kids is the full on invasion of these little persons into every single aspect of your life. At first it’s super cute; ‘Aw, look at the little babygro’s taking over the hotpress!’ Then it’s mildly intrusive; ‘Oh go on so, […]
November 5, 2017
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Kids ‘Embarrassed And Anxious’ By Tipsy Parents

Children feel anxious when their parents get tipsy, a new report has found. Even moderate drinking can upset kids. The research found just 14 units a week can make youngsters worried about their parents’ behaviour. Kids who see their mum or dad drunk are less likely to think of them […]
November 4, 2017
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Study Finds More Teens Engaging In Digital Self-Harm

A new and worrying trend in self-harm among adolescents has emerged. Research shows that increasing numbers of teens are engaging in self-bullying online. The phenomenon named ‘digital self-harm’ is being described as the anonymous online posting, sending, or otherwise sharing of hurtful content about oneself. About six percent of students […]

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