I am afraid – but not for the reasons you think

Three terrorist attacks in as many months in the UK and for many the cry is “we are not afraid” life carries on as normal.…

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Life lessons from the night that my baby wouldn’t stop crying

In just over a week’s time my eldest son will finish his first year of school.  My very first baby?  Finishing his first year of…

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Why it’s OK to be an ordinary mum

It appear as though society is fixated on labels.  You have to fit in one box or another somehow to be accepted.  You can’t just be…

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When parenting is hard; the struggle to be a good mother

I love being a mum, it’s what I’ve always wanted.  Ever since I was a little girl whenever anybody asked me what I wanted to…

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You know you’re a mum of boys…. please just stop

So you’re a mum of boys. You must have your hands full then?  A dirty, noisy house?  A little one who likes to say poo a…

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Boredom busters: things to do with the kids

It’s been back to school this week, a week of Easter holidays.  Spending quality time with the kids is a top priority for parents and…

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Now you are two

Oh those things you can do, now that you’re two Waving hello with a big beaming smiles, Your mouth stretching joyfully miles and miles, Saying…

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