I need a break BUT I don’t want to miss a thing

Being a parent is all consuming. The levels of exhaustion are unparalleled and so much more than just not sleeping. The mental load of keeping…

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There is no need to rush Mummy

There’s no need to rush Mummy, sit here with me, let’s snuggle up together whilst no one else is around. You see I won’t be…

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On the days I feel like a parenting failure

To my boys, Some days I think I’ve got this parenting thing nailed. Everybody is happy, everyone is fed, everyone is in good spirits. It’s…

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The day my four year old tried to steal a lip balm

Yesterday my four year old bolted off in the middle of the shopping mall, making a beeline for his favourite shop on the way to…

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Living with a Fournado

I had a message from the lovely Hannah last week, literally wailing at me about the fact that Lu was mere weeks away from being…

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When your six year old has an attitude problem

Parenting. It doesn’t get any easier, the more you do it, you just seem to face different challenges at each stage. I imagined during the…

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Dear Baby, it’s 2am and I’m lonely

Dear Baby, It’s the middle of the night and the moon is shining brightly. The world is asleep. But you’re not. And I’m not. You’re…

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