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February 2, 2017
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My Silent Miscarriage

First off if you feel people overshare on the internet this post is not for you. This is all about sharing. If you tend to roll your eyes and wish people could keep private information private then please close the page and return to your day. You are not welcome […]
February 1, 2017
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Things I Swore I Wouldn’t Do When I Became A Wife And Mother

It’s difficult to pinpoint the moment I turned into a stereotypical wife and mother. As a teenager I sneered at my own mothers willingness to cook, clean, take my crap and drop cliches into every conversation. I promised myself I’d be different; I’d travel the U.S. in a campervan and […]
February 1, 2017
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I’m Drowning In A Sea Of ‘Shoulds’

I’ve never been a strong swimmer, despite being chucked into the pool religiously every Wednesday morning during my younger school years. Out of the changing room, through the foot bath where my teacher would try and rub the freckle off the bottom of my left foot every Wednesday, and into […]
February 1, 2017
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Calling Bullshit On…The Days Are Long But The Years Are Short

‘The days are long but the years are short.’ I first heard this expression before I had my daughter and agreed whole-heartedly with its emphasis on living in the moment and enjoying each day as it comes. Then I gave birth. The next time I encountered this statement it was […]

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