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April 1, 2017
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Are Your Kids Watching The REAL Peppa Pig On YouTube?

I’ve always been amazed at how tech savvy my girl is.  She’s three. I come from a generation where the 3-year-old in the family was used as the tv remote control. The youngest in the family turned over the telly because the remote hadn’t been invented YET. (my god I’m old) But since […]
March 31, 2017
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9 Times The Grass Is Always Greener

Motherhood is a paradox of wishing time away but at the same time begging it to slow down. We inhale the precious scent of our tiny baby’s head and dream of staying in that moment forever; and the same day we look forward to a time when life might be […]
March 31, 2017
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That Friday Feeling

I don’t know what it is but every Friday I still get suckered in to that Friday feeling. Its Thursday evening and all you can think about is ‘Thank god it’s Friday tomorrow’. The alarm goes off jump out of bed because its Friday? Why? I have no frigging idea. […]
March 30, 2017
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Should We Post Photographs Of Our Children Online?

The question should really read, do we have a right to publish online, whether on Facebook, Instagram or any other social media outlet, photographs of our children? Our children, afterall, have not given us, their parents, any consent to publicly display photographs of them during their childhood years. Children are […]
March 29, 2017
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Calling Bullshit On…’Must-Have’ Baby Equipment

My first baby’s anticipated arrival activated a flurry of shopping.  “How were there so many pieces of baby equipment that I never knew I needed” I would wonder to myself as I lumbered around Mothercare?  Surely if someone went to the effort to create this magical feat of engineering, that […]
March 29, 2017
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Who Is In charge? Me Or The Toddler?

As a parent each day is filled with fleeting moments of joy interspersed with fleeting moments of frustration/rage and having had three children I have come to realize that there are not very many calm days where everything runs smoothly and there are no nuclear fall-outs. As a stay at […]

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