My Labour Via Live WhatsApp

    Have you considered the future of giving birth? No silly, I’m not talking about anything sensible like advances in medicine or the ability in the future to give birth through a much bigger orifice (for me personally I’d have to nominate my mouth). I mean live tweeting, webcams and #crowning. Emojis of pregnant […]

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What NOT To Do With Kids

What to NOT bother doing with kids

    One of my most popular* posts to date was about what NOT to bother doing with your kids at Christmas which just goes to show that sometimes us parents need to be cut some slack – a little time to shrug off some of that permanent upper backache and be given permission to sink […]

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The Types of People on Social Media

social media

The Cliffhanger They are the digital equivalent of a frustrating ending to a book. Good news or bad news they provide you with no news. Status’ including things such as ‘can’t quite believe it…’, ‘so sad…’ or ‘the BEST news…’. They use the dot dot dot to gain intrigue. You don’t know them well enough […]

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The Dummy Addict

The Dummy Addict

  Let me preempt the punchline of this piece by telling you that there are 4 people in this house who are addicted to dummies and only 2 of our 3 children would take one. Can’t work it out? I’ll give you a second. Got it? That’s right – my husband and I have been […]

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I Heart January

January

  What have you got against January? I’m not one to rant (ahem) but as a true Brit there is nothing I love more than an underdog, and an unpopular one at that. Who keeps the crap acts in X factor out of sympathy? Me. Who backs the horse with the worst odds because they […]

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Fiona – Caravan Refurb Part 2

  Fiona was in a really good way when we got her – she was clean, very well looked after and not at all shabby on the inside. In fact after we got her I was half considering leaving her as she was, but I wanted to put my stamp on her and inject a […]

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The Premier League – But not as you know it

  Disclaimer: I have been paid to write this post, and not to play in the Premier League as I originally thought (their loss). Everything that I have said in this post is entirely my own opinion. When you think of the Premier League what do you think of? Be honest. OK, I’ll go first […]

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Fiona: The Caravan Refurb Part 1

  Refurbishing a Caravan In perhaps our strangest impulse purchase of all time we bought a caravan. (I say perhaps because I’m pretty sure i’ve made some stranger ones – usually due to wandering into a shop by accident and being so hopelessly British that I couldn’t just walk out. And due to being a […]

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