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Can I please just poo in peace? A poem for parents of toddlers…

There are so many joys of being a parent to a toddler…but losing your privacy and the ability to enjoy a leisurely pit stop in the bathroom (without an audience) is definitely not one of them. So for every parent who has ever been rudely interrupted by their toddler ‘mid-stream’ or who has…

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Your willy is not a toy…a poem for parents of little boys

As every parent with sons will know, there comes a time in every little boy’s life when – out of nowhere – he suddenly discovers his willy … and dutifully become completely obsessed with it (a bond which, I should say, only grows stronger as the years go by). And while of course this…

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The End of Maternity Leave: a poem for Mummy on her first day back at work

It’s a date that’s been in the diary for months, yet nobody has been looking forward to it. The emotional day when a new mum heads back to work at the end of maternity leave. If you’re lucky enough to have wangled some shared parental leave, so that dad can take over at…

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Poetry Corner: The night Uber saved bedtime

Something amazing happened to us the other day. One of those random acts of kindness that makes you realise that small gestures of generosity can truly make a person’s day. That, despite what the media tells us, there are good people in the world after all. So in tribute to Peter, the random Uber…

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