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July 2, 2017
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Why Dressing My Little Girl Can Be An Absolute Nightmare

Growing up I was mainly around women. I have one sister and no brothers. My Mam did everything with her two sisters, and my cousins were predominantly girls. So when my first child was a boy, I was at a loss. What do I know about boys? Kyle was the […]
July 1, 2017
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I Am Exhausted Scrubbing Tomato Based Stains Out Of Clothes

My head hung in shame as I scrubbed at the tomato sauce stain on the rug with a baby wipe.  There was still steam coming from my ears and I was muttering all sorts of ranty things. Minutes earlier I had chased after the two year old who was brandishing […]
July 1, 2017
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Our Baby Pics Look Flawless But I Am Not In A Single One

I sometimes get a little ache in my heart looking at my girl’s baby photos. I look at this tiny creature, that is my whole world. Every waking hour (and there’s a lot of waking hours in those first few months) belong to her. My thoughts, feelings, actions are all […]
June 30, 2017
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Stop Telling Dads How Great They Are!

Men are not dogs.  I’m convinced this is the root of this problem; somewhere along the way I remember “advice” circulating that recommended approaching men’s behaviour as you would your dog. Reward good behaviour and ignore the bad. Simple! Soon your man would be cooking up a cordon bleu storm […]

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