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You Know You’re A Mum When…

Sometimes you find yourself doing things and wonder when your life became so weird. The other day I was emptying out my handbag and realised that 90% of the contents were baby related. Gone are the days of lipgloss, mirrors and a pretty purse- they are replaced with hand sanitiser, sudocrem and broken crayons from restaurants! It got me to …

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9 Amazing Mums You’ll Find At The School Gate

Mums come in all shapes and sizes, no one mum is the same as another. I have really enjoyed reading about real mums in my weekly feature and by the response it has received it seems you enjoy reading about other mums too. What about you? Are you a good mum? It is a question I ask of myself daily, …

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What’s in my handbag?

The lovely Kat from Beau Twins tagged in in her ‘What’s in My Handbag?’ post the other week, at first I was excited- I love being tagged in stuff like that! Then I realised what I would have to show!! So the handbag I am using at the moment is a good few years old now, I would say I …

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You ARE good enough!

Self esteem, You are good enough

Over the past month or so I have noticed a trend emerging. More and more of us are feeling down about our parenting skills- more specifically us mothers are feeling like we are failing our children. I think it is something built in to a woman’s brain- a little switch that flips every now and then to make us feel …

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Failing as a mother

If you ask anyone I know though they will tell you that I am a loud mouth, always the centre of attention. I am the one who takes charge in any given situation, a bossy boots. This is all a facade. Underneath I am a¬†shy, insecure girl, wanting to hide when someone talks to me. I doubt myself every day …

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Not the same as you

When you look at me what do you see? You see a number, an age, the year of my birth. I am younger than you, we cannot be friends. You look me up and down, judge me by my looks, my youth. You have no room in your life for me, a young mum. You are older, a career woman …

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Keeping up with the Joneses

For years people have been ‘Keeping up with the Joneses’. It always seems as though others have more than you- they have a better house, go on better holidays and dress way better than you.   It is hard not to compare, social media gives us a direct insight into other peoples’ lives. You only have to scroll down your …