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October 22, 2018

To The Women Who Inspire Me

There are so many women who inspire me on a regular basis – whether it’s a friend, a work colleague or even a Mum with three […]
October 22, 2018

When Did The Tooth Fairy Get So High Maintenance?

A big part of having children is that fairies come to your home. It is an odd thing to try and get the balance right and […]
October 21, 2018

Is Teen Angst Actually A Good Thing?

It’s much tougher being a teenager now in these modern times than it used to be and I don’t think we appreciate just how difficult it […]
October 21, 2018

It Truly Is The Hardest Job In The World

I am suffering from parenting fatigue. I’m tired of making school lunches, of cooking dinners, of doing a thousand piles of laundry every day. I am […]
October 20, 2018

My So-Called Social Life

I think if I squint my eyes, spray some Elnett and put on a bit of the Immaculate Collection; I can vaguely recall a social life. […]
January 8, 2018
October 20, 2018

I Am So Over Toilet Training For The Third Time

I am so over poo. It is my third time now toilet training a toddler and I am over it. I have run out of steam. […]
October 19, 2018

How The Social Welfare System Has Treated Me…

When I was 13 or 14 everyone I knew had a little part time job. It was either after school or at the weekends but everyone […]
October 17, 2018

The Problem With Using Emojis When Dating

When dating and relationships, there is a lot to consider. Fine after years of marriage when you are as familiar with each other as old socks […]