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On This Day

One of my favourite features of Facebook is the 'On This Day' one, when Facebook reminds you what you were doing that day in years gone by. I love it because quite often the memory of the moment that status went up, or that picture was taken almost transport me back in time emotionally and… Continue reading On This Day

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My #Instaweek Round-Up: Week 5

This past week has been quite demanding and emotionally charged. My husband left on Saturday and we won't get to see him for about five weeks. The girls have been really good, but my eldest daughter's teacher did mention to me that she's been a bit teary this week. It's been a tough week for… Continue reading My #Instaweek Round-Up: Week 5

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Father’s Day When Daddy’s Away

Father's Day when Daddy is away is a not as good as the other version. How do you make sure your kids are happy?

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My #Instaweek Round-Up: Week 4

To say my life has been hectic this week is the understatement of the century. My husband left this morning. We won't see him for 5 weeks now, but could possibly be apart for the next six months, depending on how his new job goes. I'm quite emotional today, but I know that we have… Continue reading My #Instaweek Round-Up: Week 4

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Reasons to Drink Wine Today

I'm going to keep it short and sweet and really just give you my top 5 reasons why I will be drinking wine today: My husband is going away for work - for 5 weeks! *tears, pride, & fear of solo-parenting for that long!* It's very cold, I hate the cold. Tomorrow will be colder.… Continue reading Reasons to Drink Wine Today

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New Feature: #ParentingWin vs #ParentingFail

Hello to all my lovely regular readers, and those who are stumbling upon my blog for the first time. I'm excited to announce that I have decided to start a new weekly feature where each week I will share your stories showing the contrast between the highs and lows of parenting. I'm looking for milestones, achievements,… Continue reading New Feature: #ParentingWin vs #ParentingFail

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Having It All

The topic of 'Can Women Have It All' is a very contentious one. There are many educated arguments, ranting blog posts, memes and feminist movements surrounding this one topic. Why do 'we', and by 'we' I mean everyone but mostly women, feel like it's some sort of challenge to be equal to a man. Or… Continue reading Having It All

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Change Comes Calling, Eventually

Change comes around often in the early years of parenting. You go from pregnant to being responsible for an entire human in one dramatic instant. You embrace the change. You adjust. You learn. You try. You go from one, to two, to three ... each time it's a new change, adjustment, learning curve. You never… Continue reading Change Comes Calling, Eventually

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#Instaweek Round-Up: Week 1

I have decided to do a post each week featuring my Top 5 photos on Instagram from that week. So here goes: No. 5 is this quote that my husband sent me. I loved it and was quite proud that he sent it to me so posted it on a whim. I think it's lovely.… Continue reading #Instaweek Round-Up: Week 1

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My Mother’s Day Spoils

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an Open Letter To My Husband About Mother’s Day. I know he read it so in the run up, expectiations were high. However during the week in the run up to Mother's Day, we realised we would have to tweak my 'wish list' so that it was a… Continue reading My Mother’s Day Spoils