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January 19, 2017
jinx

How To Beat The Parenting Jinx (Probably)

This morning the parenting jinx feels very real and very cruel. I look like an extra from The Walking Dead, I feel like crap and the atmosphere at home this morning was less than joyous. I was hit smack in the face with the worst type of the parenting jinx […]
January 18, 2017
tv

I Get It Mum, I Finally Get It!

Myself and my husband are big film fans. Our pre-parent selves watched a lot of movies and made numerous treks to the cinema. We stacked our shelves with all the new releases as well as hunting down eighties and nineties classics. Trust me when I say we have a lot […]
January 13, 2017
emma-doran-feat

The Truth About My Stretch Marks

I remember someone mentioning to me at six months pregnant about stretch marks and the question of did I have any coming up. I didn’t at the time but sure as sh*t didn’t I see one while in the shower later that week. I think at 18 years old my […]
January 13, 2017
parenting

The Hardest Thing About Parenting Is…

I was out in one of those kids’ play jails recently with my girls. My eldest was doing her usual disappearing act in to the padded bowels like a crazed loon on day release, my smallest was toddling happily between a blue plastic rocker and repeatedly face planting whilst trying […]
January 11, 2017
co-sleeping

This Is Not How I Imagined Co-Sleeping

This was not the way it was planned and not the way it started. When I took my newbie home from the hospital, she was an absolute angel. I never had a night walking the floors with her I swaddled her placed her in her Moses basket and she slept. Waking […]
January 9, 2017
angry-toddler

10 Subtle Signs Your Baby Is Now A Toddler

You’ve just brought your newborn home from the hospital. Swaddled and wrapped in blankets.. Having a good old sniff of its head… bliss, you are now the proud owner of a beautiful .. wrinkly little cherub. You put her down and she’s there in her Moses basket/ car seat or […]

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