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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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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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New Job Role: SAHM

So, imagine this. You move to a new country on your own at the age of 23. You have no professional references and an EMT certification that is of no use in this new country. A few months later you bag a temporary job in hopes you can gain some experience to get into full time employment. 7 years later you’re still at the company where you started as a temp and worked yourself up to a permanent middle management…

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