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Tired and Hangry

We’ve all been there. One minute everything is fine, even peaceful. The children are playing nicely, everyone is happy. Then a switch is flicked and you’re in the middle of a nightmare. Every child is crying, screeching, shouting. They all want to be heard, so… Read More

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Children’s Parties

Children’s parties. So much expectation! I made the rather foolish decision, when our eldest was about three, to start a tradition of “choose your cake.” Now, I’m no Delilah Smith and quite frankly I have neither the patience or the ability for fondant modelling. Over… Read More

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Get fit parenting

Late the other night I heard little man’s voice down the monitor. “Hey!” This isn’t unusual, and he often goes back to sleep. If he is even awake – I’m starting to think he’s a sleep talker. I waited with bated breath, muttering, “please no,… Read More

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Birds and Bees

Miss 9 asked me an awkward question about babies the other day. I am generally happy to answer, but the look on my in-laws’ faces prompted me to delay with some  generic and useless response. She’s since forgotten….for now. It’s a tricky one. When we… Read More