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February 8, 2017
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How Can I Tell Him I’m Lonely? A Mum’s Heartbreaking Confession

I’m lonely.  Nobody told me I’d be lonely.  You can’t tell people that.   “Look at that ungrateful bitch, years of IVF, finally got what she wanted and still not happy.  How can you be lonely aren’t you taking care of your baby 12 hours a day, isn’t that great […]
February 7, 2017
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Mamma’s Kitchen Is Now Closed!

Ah yes. I am in the throes of a truly joyful stage with my girls, one that Mum’s cherish and look forward to – the food regression stage! I don’t know if this is an actual term or not. If not, I’ve just made it one! Or perhaps we should […]
February 7, 2017
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6 Ways Being An NICU Mum Has Changed Me

It’s hard to believe it’s six months today since my lil girl made her spectacular leap into the world at just 25 weeks gestation. We’ve come a long way in 6 months, and not just in nappy sizes. She is almost unrecognisable today when compared with the teeny tiny little baby of […]
February 6, 2017
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Parenting In The Throes Of PMS

Warning: this piece may contain ranting The irrationality is what tips me off first; I begin to resent every other human being on earth for silly things such as bumping into me accidentally in the street or daring to smile at me as I cross the road. I seethe furiously […]
February 6, 2017
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5 Silver Linings To Being Woken Heinously Early By Your Child

If, like me, you have a small person that wakes at a completely ridonculous hour, here are 5 ways to try and put a positive spin on that crippling, exhausting brain ache you enjoy every day! Take it as a deep compliment that your child loves you so much and […]
February 6, 2017
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Oh, Grandma, How Modern You Are!

My last surviving grandparent or ‘Nana’ as we used to call her, died two years ago. I often think of her and especially of the great times that were had when I used to visit her whilst young. It got me thinking about how different those visits are to the […]

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