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What mums REALLY want for Christmas

For all the talk of Christmas being “the most wonderful time of the year”, spare a thought for all the exhausted mums out there. Because for them, it’s also one of the most stressful. Not only are they navigating their normal (monumental) to-do list and mental load, they now have a once-a-year extravaganza to organise on top of everything else. …

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A poem for parents who are drowning in school admin this Christmas

For all the parents who are completely overwhelmed by the crazy amount of Christmas-related emails they receive from their kid’s school on a daily basis. For everyone who has given up on following the class WhatsApp group, which no longer serves any useful purpose. To all the mums and dads trying to juggle a job and the daily grind while…

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Zero Carbon Kids – the new kids clothing charity encouraging us all to reuse and recycle rather than buy brand new

The past year has been a massive challenge for all of us. But at the same time, it’s been so inspiring to see so many people pulling together and coming up with brilliant ideas to spread some positivity and do something good during these most unprecedented of times. Which is why I wanted to give a platform to an inspiring…

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The day we christened our Hughie

I can’t believe it’s been a whole year since our “little” family christening for our “little” baby Hugh. Newsflash; I have a huge family so there’s no such thing as a little gathering in our family, plus I’m pretty sure no one has ever actually referred to our Hughie as little… I planned to write about it at the time…

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A poem for your very first day of school

The first day of school, and the teary-eyed drop off, is such an emotional time for both kids and parents alike. So, for everyone like us who is sending their pride and joy off to school for the very first time this month, this one’s for you. No, I’m not crying, YOU ARE! First day New uniform, bought far too…

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