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November 15, 2018

This Is What I Absolutely Love About Being A Mother

  According to a recent survey there are many tell-tale signs that identify you as a mother.  These probably include the tired eyes, the handbag full […]
November 15, 2018

Mum vs Dad In The Parenting Arena

Ah there’s nothing quite like a good old fashioned ‘adult debate’ with the spouse! It’s a great way of blowing off steam, letting out all those […]
November 15, 2018

Mammograms …It Is So Awkward Standing There With Your Boobs Out

How many times have we heard from our mothers, aunts, sisters, friends ‘it’s hard to be a woman?’ This is normally extolled when a period has […]
November 14, 2018

Christmas Magic Costs A Serious Amount Of Cash

It happens the same time every year. There is no sneak attack. It doesn’t show up unannounced. Yet somehow you’ll hear people say on the daily, […]
November 12, 2018

Calling Time On…The Dreaded Winter Coughs

Ah those lovely summery days….what’s not to love? There’s less rain than usual, long bright days, lovely (not lovely) early starts if you have young kids […]
January 8, 2018
November 12, 2018

Finally After 18 Months The End Of The Daytime Dody

The time has arrived. Alex is now 18 months old and his world has been turned upside down. Last Friday we took away his soother!! Now […]
November 12, 2018

As The Car Flipped In The Air The Screams From The Children Were Haunting

March 24th 2018 was an ordinary Wednesday morning, getting my two boys, Jacob nine and Caleb four ready for school and my daughter Myah two, ready […]
November 11, 2018

Why I Didn’t Give Up On Breastfeeding

Before I had children I wanted to breastfeed. I planned to do the first six weeks exclusively and then introduce formula and do combination feeding. That’s […]