• The Kindness of Strangers

    17th April 2019

    I’m overwhelmed by the private messages, Instagram DMs and emails I’ve received over the past two days after people read my post about how I’m currently holding on to life as best I can.

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  • Holding On

    15th April 2019

    Yes it’s been a long time since I last posted. A lot has happened since last summer and to be honest I’ve not felt the urge to disclose it all for once in my life. As the title says, I’m just holding on.

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  • How I Manage Anxiety And Stress

    21st November 2017

    Stress… we all have it in different shapes and sizes, but as I’m getting older there seems to be a lot more of it so I’ve been looking at ways to control it.

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  • Are You Suffering With School Holiday Syndrome Too?

    19th August 2017

    After speaking to other parents and looking at online parent groups, I’ve noticed I’m not the only one so I’ve decided to call it School Holiday Syndrome. This is how it’s looked to me so far:

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  • I’m Back… It’s Been a Busy Few Months!

    5th June 2017

    It’s been a manic few months of both great and really difficult times, and it’s sadly meant that I’ve neglected this blog.It’s been good to have a break from it in some ways, as I now feel refreshed and able to bore you with my rants, ideas and parenting highs and lows. Here’s a round-up…

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  • Chunk’s First Day At School!

    14th September 2016

    So two days ago we finally did it. Chunk had his first day at school and I got him there on time and with all the necessary equipment. I’ve been worrying about it a lot for the last week or so to the point it had been affecting my sleep. Watching the documentary on Channel…

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  • #WhatsYourX Moment?

    10th July 2016

    There are moments in life that are so quick, so fleeting but so very precious and I really want to remember them. These blink and you’ll miss it moments are sadly things I so easily forget, so to minimise this I’ve joined a new hashtag on Instagram to try to record these X Moments.  Sony…

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  • The 10 Best Things about Being a Single Parent

    29th June 2016

    Recently I wrote the 10 Worst Things About Being a Single Parent, so it’s now time to tell you the ten BEST things. It’s not all bad so it’s about time us solo parents bigged ourselves up!   I’ve included quotes from some of the lovely single parents I’ve chatted to in the single parent…

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  • Educational Play the Schleich Way

    15th June 2016

    Popular toy company Schleich has launched a new campaign called Educational Play the Schleich Way which includes a 16-page guide to the best in imaginative play and development ideas for parents and their preschoolers. The guide covers topics including how to have a balanced play diet, encouraging imagination and early language skills, and it also has helpful hints…

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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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