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March 30, 2017
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Should We Post Photographs Of Our Children Online?

The question should really read, do we have a right to publish online, whether on Facebook, Instagram or any other social media outlet, photographs of our children? Our children, afterall, have not given us, their parents, any consent to publicly display photographs of them during their childhood years. Children are […]
March 29, 2017
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Calling Bullshit On…’Must-Have’ Baby Equipment

My first baby’s anticipated arrival activated a flurry of shopping.  “How were there so many pieces of baby equipment that I never knew I needed” I would wonder to myself as I lumbered around Mothercare?  Surely if someone went to the effort to create this magical feat of engineering, that […]
March 29, 2017
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Who Is In charge? Me Or The Toddler?

As a parent each day is filled with fleeting moments of joy interspersed with fleeting moments of frustration/rage and having had three children I have come to realize that there are not very many calm days where everything runs smoothly and there are no nuclear fall-outs. As a stay at […]
March 28, 2017
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Living With…The Fear Of Burying Your Child

I find writing about my experiences as the parent of a child with Cystic Fibrosis incredibly therapeutic. To get your feelings down on paper, you have to process them and somehow make sense of them, and that brings with it great comfort. It’s as if by confronting them, you’re only […]

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