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February 21, 2017
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This Girl’s Life

One minute you are young, relatively wrinkle free and sailing through life on a breeze of blissful irresponsibility. Then you decide to become a parent. How hard can it be you chuckle as the two lines appear on the supermarket pregnancy test (carelessly thrown in with a bottle of wine, […]
February 21, 2017
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Calling Bullshit On…Special Children Are Only Sent To Special Parents

People mean well when they reassure you that ‘special children are only sent to special parents’. Or worse, ‘God won’t give you more than you can handle’. (If this is true, God is making a lot of misjudgements of late!) As a ‘special’ parent of a ‘special’ child, I’ve tried […]
February 20, 2017
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When A Pet Dies

Pets are a wonderful addition to any home. They enhance our lives through unconditional love and companionship. They teach responsibility to children when they help with feeding and exercising them. In short they make family life that little bit richer, busier and more memorable. Before we had children, we had […]
February 20, 2017
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I Have To Buy What Now?

So I was in one of my favourite shops the other day, one of those beautifully scented places with painted floorboards and soft lighting, a treasure trove of gorgeous ‘stuff’ you would have in your parallel universe home. You know, the one you pad about in barefoot, sun-kissed and fabulous […]
February 20, 2017
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Total Eclipse Of The Mummy

It’s a strange thing being a mum. We willingly give up so much for our kids, wanting them to be healthy and happy. But is that sometimes to our own detriment?? Once that baby has been delivered, we are no longer the precious vessel but the empty car, left out […]
February 19, 2017
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My First Weekend Away…Alone

This weekend I did something that I haven’t done in years. I went away for a weekend by myself. I can’t actually even remember the last time I did it. I know my son was born in March 2014 so it was definitely before that. My daughter was born in […]

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