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The most popular soup in Scotand is……. this one’s for you Mum

Happy National Soup month.  I adore soup.  It’s like a hug in a bowl and I have been brought up on it most of my life.  My Granny made an amazing vegetable and potato soup…

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Scrambles at EICC Ratho reopens – Climbing the walls now that Christmas is over?

Today I was invited to check out  Scrambles soft play at EICA: Ratho, the first day open after a major refurbishment.  My festive bubble has been burst, I am a little sad to be honest. …

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How to stop fearing rejection and start celebrating it

Rejection can be tough.  It hurts.  It can bruise our ego.  But here are the facts.  It will happen to us all.  Rejection is a normal part of life.  Not everyone will like you.  Not…

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A letter to my son on his 4th birthday – how can we raise boys to be kind and happy feminists?

A taxi driver once told me that the bond between a Mother and her son is really quite special.  Lots of other people told me this too, but the way he said it really stuck…

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Matching Family Festive PJ’s that won’t break the bank

I was recently gifted some fab festive pj’s from Pyjamas.com. If you have followed my work for a while, you will know I adore Christmas and suck it all up like Piers Morgan and his ignorant…

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