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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 […]
February 5, 2017
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Me And My VBAC

I made a promise to an important person in my life 18 months ago to write this story. The person in question has helped, supported & listened to me no end for the most part of the last 3 years, the person in question is my……OBGYN . The story is how […]
February 4, 2017
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27 Things I’ve Learned About Parenting (Including Crusts)

By no means exhaustive, yet. Repeating yourself continuously: put your shoes on.. not that foot, not that foot, not that foot, not that foot… oh Jesus c’mere and I’ll do it; come in for dinner, it’s bath time etc; mention a treat however, or Youtube and they are all ears and […]
February 3, 2017
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Identity Crisis: More Than A Mum

I cried in bed the night before I started my new job. Although my kids were sleeping just down the hall, I missed them with every single cell in my body. One more day. One more day to stay home with them. I wanted one more day of dropping my […]
February 3, 2017
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Running And Pregnant. That’s Awful!

It was one of those three weeks of summer we got in 2013, & I’m was just after spending the day sweating it out in the office. The day was spent like most days in a shared office space with people fighting over the optimum ambient temperature. It was total […]

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