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Just Not Today

We all have our faults. Not just as parents but as human beings. I think my biggest general fault is my temper. This doesn’t affect my day to day though. Maybe for my husband, sometimes the cats and kids. But definitely not my day to day. Procrastination from stress, now THAT affects my day to day.…

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Eliminate Hate

Across the world we have dedicated a number of days showing love and awareness for various things. Today for instance is World Down Syndrome Day and World Poetry Day. But more importantly, for me (and this doesn’t take away from the importance of any of the other days), today is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.…

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Why I Love The School Run

Growing up, I was never the atypical little girl. I hated wearing dresses and 9 times out of 10 I would play with Hot Wheels over Barbie (but oh em gee did I love my Playskool Dollhouse. Holy hell). As a teen I followed the more “punk rock” lifestyle. I played sports rather than dabbling in makeup. It’s no surprise that, as a mom, I don’t really follow along with the norm. I don’t do baby classes or playgroups, crafts…

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A Letter To My Kids This Mothers Day

Before I had kids, I dreamed of my Mothers Day being like the ones in the adverts. I’m in bed with more pillows than is required, fresh bouquet of spring flowers on the side table, a dog curled up and asleep by my feet, my children are next to me in bed with breakfast on a tray and we’re all laughing and smiling. In reality, I’ll be in bed trying to get comfortable on a pillow that is forever going…

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