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May 7, 2017
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So You’re Having A Boy

I’m not sure I ever really thought about what gender my baby was going to be when I found out I was pregnant last April. Instead, I spent all of the first 20 weeks worrying intensely about whether he or she would be healthy and ‘normal.’ Words like spina bifida, […]
May 6, 2017
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There’ll Be Days Like These

‘This time next year we’ll be millionaires!’ Lately, I have new found empathy with Del-Boy from Only Fools & Horses. We are currently in the midst of quite a difficult stage in our lives. My husband returned to full-time study which means there are days (and weeks) where I feel […]
May 5, 2017
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I’m Having An Ed Sheeran Induced Nervous Breakdown

It’s so easy to judge and make imaginary plans BC (before children). I used to be the type of person who would see a screaming child and instantly blame the parent. Every time I witnessed a child acting like a complete asshole, it was so easy to judge and tut-tut […]
May 4, 2017
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Things That Make You Go Ewww!…Because Parenting Is Gross

They’ll chew on gum they find stuck to the underbelly of the slide in the park, they’ll pocket insects, they’ll hide hairy grapes and pieces of cheddar under the couch cushions and there isn’t a child on the planet who doesn’t love a good snot-sneaking expedition with the sole purpose […]

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