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May 23, 2017
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Ladies, Please Do Not Feel Any Pressure To Have An ‘Erotic’ Labour

When I was twelve, at the puberty milestone (a stage of growing up, not the local pub) a lady came to our school to talk to us all about tampons. I can’t remember the speech she gave and as a lady in her thirties now I’m wondering how she stretched […]
May 23, 2017
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To The People In The Queue

To the lady who came over to us in a restaurant last week and complimented the twins on how good they were sitting eating their dinner. To the new parents last summer who came across the park to me to tell me they couldn’t wait to be like us and […]
May 22, 2017
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This Mother’s Dumb – But I’m Okay With It

Dumb I tell you. Thick as two planks of something or another. Im officially stupid. Now don’t get me wrong I’ve got some smarts, but where exactly they’ve gone is beyond me. Once upon a time I was an academic, another a smart business woman, another a know it all […]
May 22, 2017
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How To Survive…When Your Baby Is Overdue!

The last month of pregnancy is the slowest since time began, it is well documented that it has 74 days. If your baby is too comfortable in the fluid filled home you have created for them, this can stretch to an extra 14 days.  Nobody ever thinks this will happen […]

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