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February 19, 2017
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My First Weekend Away…Alone

This weekend I did something that I haven’t done in years. I went away for a weekend by myself. I can’t actually even remember the last time I did it. I know my son was born in March 2014 so it was definitely before that. My daughter was born in […]
February 17, 2017
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The Honest Mummy Friend

Something I’m sure we will all agree on is that being a mummy is tough. Overnight you are expected to morph into this super-human being that is ‘Mum’. ‘Mum’ knows everything after all; she knows how to make everything all better, she knows what snack is likely to cause a […]
February 17, 2017
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Grow Up But Don’t Grow up. Please!

My eldest will be 10 in April. My PFB (Precious First Born) – the one that taught me all about becoming a mum. A full decade on from when I was happily rubbing my first baby bump. I can’t quite grasp this is happening to me! There are milestones you want them to […]
February 15, 2017
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When Is It Ok To Ask A Woman If She Is Pregnant?

Altogether now… NEVER! Everyone has a story about asking someone if they’re expecting when they are not or possibly worse… being asked if you yourself are. Back in 2008, my firstborn was five weeks old and one of my friends asked me to a christening. I’d just been to the […]

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