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Why I am running for The Mental Health Foundation

For over a year my family have watched an incredible man who we love and depend on suffer a terrible illness. An illness that we know far too little about.  An illness that not only causes physical pain but one…

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Highs and Lows of pregnancy

Pregnancy – what an emotional adventure.  I feel so blessed to have experienced this twice over the past 4 years. I have mixed emotions as I write this knowing that my 2nd pregnancy has come to an end.…

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No sugar or butter flapjacks to bribe those toddlers

Thanks so much to the lovely Mum’s who have sent me messages since I shared my car seat drama blog entry! It’s always great to exchange stories and tips. I thought I would share one…

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Memories of my 1st labour as I fast approach the 2nd

I was highly frustrated as I read my 41 week update on the babycentre website. “Congratulations on your newborn, the nasty labour is over!” Wait a minute, no it was not. I was still pregnant…

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Are car tantrums the hardest part of having a toddler?

My little girl has thankfully only brought me to the point of tears from sheer stress once.  This was around a year ago when she was 16 months old.  She started the ‘terrible 2’s’ early and had one…

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