• Tips For Moving In With Your Partner

    14th October 2016

    Moving in with your partner is an exciting and sometimes a nerve wracking, experience. Once you’re over the immediate excitement and novelty of the idea, you might realise that there’s a lot of practical issues to figure out,- like where you’re going to put all of your shoes and boys toys for a start!

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  • A Birthday Treat To Drusillas Park

    13th July 2016

    Curly turned 5 years old a couple of weeks ago so we celebrated by having a trip to Drusillas Park. We’ve visited Drusillas many times in the past, which included when the Hello Kitty Secret Garden opened, and naturally the boys wanted to go there for another fun day out. The park, based in Alfriston, has a…

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  • The Single Parent May Be Single Once Again

    7th July 2016

    Are you surprised? I doubt it, this is me after all; Queen of car-crash relationships. Jokes and sarcasm aside, I’m heartbroken. I’m embarrassed and I’m very, very low. We haven’t broken up because we don’t care about each other or because one of us has done something to break the trust.  We have broken up…

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  • Guest Post: Why I Miss Being Pregnant

    20th May 2016

    The lovely Sarah from Whimsical Mumblings is today’s guest post writer. She wants to tell you why she misses being pregnant, which I must admit is making me feel broody; Do you feel the same? To stop myself getting broody I also wrote a guest post for Sarah’s blog; Why I Don’t Miss Being Pregnant, which…

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  • Single Parent Spotlight 28: Fran

    28th February 2016

    The aim of these interviews is to show how AMAZING us working single parents are.  I want to highlight how hard, but also how rewarding being a working single parent is, and to hear how other people in my position handle the tougher times, in the hopes I learn how to be the best parent I can…

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  • Nan 1 – Alzheimer’s 0

    30th January 2016

    Yesterday was a good day for my nan and I cannot tell you how grateful I am that I chose that day to visit her. Things seem to have deteriorated a lot since her diagnosis a few months ago to the point where she is accepting a lot more help (thankfully) but she is also…

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  • A New Single Parent Support Website

    24th January 2016

    For all fellow single parents out there I wanted to let you know about a brand new website designed to help offer advice and support for the many things we deal with on a daily basis. The Single Parent Support website has lots of useful (and fun) stuff ranging from information about benefits, family law, maintenance, contact…

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  • Sponsor My Skydive for Alzheimer’s!

    17th January 2016

    Me and My Nan Late 2015 my amazing grandmother, Margaret Hammond, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, which is a very cruel form of Dementia and known as ‘The Long Goodbye’ for a good reason. Once diagnosed unfortunately no support has been offered to inform my family of what to expect or how to help support my…

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  • I Nearly Lost My Mum This Month

    26th November 2015

    “You were at deaths door a couple of weeks ago, but we couldn’t tell you that because we didn’t want you to give up the fight.”

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  • #My3Things Positive Parenting Motivator: Week 6

    29th August 2014

    As you know #My3Things is my way to try to value myself and my parenting a bit more, so I’ve created this and a linky for other bloggers to join in with too. Each week I list three things that have not gone so well that week, three things I want to focus on improving next week, and ending the…

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