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February 9, 2017
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A Hot Wash, Spin And A Tumble Away From Madness

I jolt awake in a cold sweat, babbling incoherently and clawing at my husband. I have pulled myself out of this dream before, the one that envelops me in it’s dank, smelly, material horror. My constant bedtime companion, my recurring slumber buddy, MY WASHING NIGHTMARE!! It’s been with me for […]
February 9, 2017
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When Going To The Chemist Ends In ME Stripping To My Underwear!

I was recently asked about the possibility of writing a parenting piece but I wondered if I would ever have enough material. But then what should have been a straightforward trip to our local chemist to get my three- year- old Amelia some passport pictures gave me my answer. I knew […]
February 8, 2017
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How Can I Tell Him I’m Lonely? A Mum’s Heartbreaking Confession

I’m lonely.  Nobody told me I’d be lonely.  You can’t tell people that.   “Look at that ungrateful bitch, years of IVF, finally got what she wanted and still not happy.  How can you be lonely aren’t you taking care of your baby 12 hours a day, isn’t that great […]
February 7, 2017
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Mamma’s Kitchen Is Now Closed!

Ah yes. I am in the throes of a truly joyful stage with my girls, one that Mum’s cherish and look forward to – the food regression stage! I don’t know if this is an actual term or not. If not, I’ve just made it one! Or perhaps we should […]

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