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September 19, 2018

Living With…. Depression

It’s been 12 months since my diagnosis. 12 months of living with an illness that’s invisible. 12 months of fighting demons inside my own head. Around […]
September 19, 2018

When Cancer Came to Visit

I don’t mind admitting it, I don’t think I even know what my cervix was as a teenager.  I’m sure it was covered in those cringey […]
September 18, 2018

Why A Threenager Is Worse Than The Terrible Twos

Let me start by saying, I feel slightly betrayed by my parenting predecessors. I got warned about things like sleepless nights, explosive nappies, teething, and the […]
September 18, 2018

Suddenly Single

Remember the simplicity of being single in your 20’s, in particular during the 90s? The weekend began on a Thursday night with a cheesy 80s night […]
September 17, 2018

Calling Time On…’Screen Time’

Each time I get the urge to blog it seems to be in rant mode. Maybe it’s that I’m getting older and my patience for nonsense […]
January 8, 2018
September 17, 2018

A Letter To My Daughter…

To my princess, I remember when I found out I was pregnant with you. Those were the happiest days of my life. I never dreamed two […]
September 16, 2018

My Post-Labour Experience Was A Terrifying Blur

The birth of our eldest did not go according to plan. I went 12 days overdue and that meant induction. I got one dose of gel […]
September 16, 2018

The Trick To Getting Them To Do What You Want

When you tell someone they have to learn something or have to complete something chances are they will find every reason under the sun to do […]