• Should motorists be fined for using parent and child spaces?

    February 12, 2018

    I’m pretty sure it’s a struggle that most parents who drive have faced at some point in their lives or another. You pull into the car park of your local supermarket, and hunt down the parent and child spaces in the hopes of finding a space close to the entrance. You then witness a lone…

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  • Magical Gardens For Kids That Don’t Cost The Earth

    March 17, 2017

    The thing about gardening is that no matter how good you are at it, or how much time you devote to it, it can be a pretty expensive endeavour. The price of plants, tools, soil and decorations can all add up. Especially if you have a specific vision of what you want to create for…

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  • Twins cuddling

    My Heart is breaking. It’s tough being four 

    September 19, 2016

    I’ve just sat down after lying in bed with R.  She’s fast asleep now. Hopefully dreaming of all the things she loves. Half an hour ago though it was a completely different story. She was really upset. Crying. Inconsolable.  My words had no effect.  All I could do was hold her in my arms. Shush…

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  • A mum is a precious thing

    September 15, 2016

    What a statement.  Yes, indeed she is, but she’s also strong, intelligent and fearless. She’s brave, independent and almost like a warrior when it comes to protecting her children. A mum is also a worrier and can be dependent on others, as well as experience feelings of loneliness. Mums come in various shapes with different…

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  • The Mother Octopus

    August 3, 2016

    Being a parent is both rewarding and tough. It’s stressful, exhausting and relentless one day, but the next it could be filled with fun, laughter and wonderful memories.  The one thing I find the most frustrating about being a parent is that my children think I’m an octopus. I’m not joking! They really do! They…

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  • The strength of a parent

    May 4, 2016

    The original title of this post, was going to be the strength of a mother. Mainly because I’m a mum and I wanted to get my view, as a mum across. However, it dawned on me that both mums and dads have to have an amazing amount of strength during the toughest times of parenthood.…

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