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January 22, 2017
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Supermums! We Really DO Exist

We all know about the walloping changes pregnancy and childbirth can inflict on our bodies, but have you ever wondered what it does to our brains? Science has come close to explaining ‘Baby Brain Syndrome’ (although us Mums know damn well it exists), but as I was doing a bit […]
January 20, 2017
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It Could Be Worse

Another year, another sick CF Christmas ‘break’ for my little lady. Thanks Santa for your second-year-in-a-row delivery of Parainfluenza and your ‘surprise’ gift of post-bronch pneumonia for a little extra, unexpected excitement. You arrived at exactly 3.30am on Christmas morning, bang on time for ‘Christmas fever’. If we are, in […]
January 19, 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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 […]

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