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August 20, 2017
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The Imagined Army Of Shite Mothers

A few weeks ago I was sat on the bus to work after carting off my kids to strangers at astronomically expensive nurseries when I became aware of numerous passengers avoiding the seat in front of me. The lady next to me and I leant forward at the same time […]
August 19, 2017
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Motherhood – It’s Not A Competition

Congratulations, you’ve just had a baby. Welcome to a world of sisterhood, of solidarity among women. As a wise woman once said to me, children are a great leveller. No matter where you’re from or what you do in life there are going to be many milestones and hurdles you’ll […]
August 18, 2017
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How To Survive…The Last Few Weeks Of Summer

Okay, so you have managed this far. July is over and now the last few weeks of summer are finally upon us. ‘Yay!’ scream some mothers and ‘Aw!’ say others! The sentence ‘I’m telling Mummmmmmmmmyyyyyy!’ is used over 973 times a day in my house and the tell tailing starts […]
August 17, 2017
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Calling Bullshit On…Pregnancy Books

Ah Pregnancy – not unlike Irritable Bowel Syndrome, it comes with it’s own exotic array of symptoms, side effects, worrying niggly feelings and freaky rashes. It affects no two people the same way and no two babies the same way, so answer me this please; Why the hell do we […]

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