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Yo, it’s fine

This motherhood thingy is tough at times. You long for a cute little baby to dress up and take for walks in sunny parks – then before you know it you are exhausted from all that they need. They kind of need feeding, washing, educating (stuff like that!). I am almost eight years in so I […] Read more…

Beat the babysitter

Roll up; roll up who wants to play a game of: The whizz-hoppy fabby-dabby new game that pushes you to the limits of your ability. Fun for all the family. The rewards include alcoholic beverages.Players: Minimum of three (parent, child, babysitter)Age range: AllHow to win: Children take on parents in this battle of deception and cunning. Parents only […] Read more…

Mother-fudging Mondays

I hate Mondays. They show me up for the shambolic shyster that I am. You might see a mini household walking serenely to school, chatting amicably about the day ahead. Kids well turned out, water bottles to hand and book bags all organised. But let me shatter the illusion as it took blood, tears, swears and tantrums to […] Read more…

A tribute to the angels

Death.The hardest lesson in life to bear.It touches us all in one way or another. No one can live a lifetime without feeling its wrath.Some, sadly, more than most. I remember a period in my twenties, just after my dad had died, when it felt like everywhere I turned someone else had lost a loved […] Read more…

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