Fantastic free outdoor local theatre production – ‘Out There’

I don’t know about you but I can barely remember how it felt to be a teenager now. Sure I remember the mood swings, the angst and the confusion but at the grand old age of 34, it’s all a…

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How I’m positively parenting my ‘threenager’ through a difficult phase

My general parenting ethos A couple of weeks ago, I shared how I was having a tough time with my 3-year-old who is in the midst of a brutal developmental phase aged 3 years and 2 months. I was surprised…

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Capturing the end of the baby years with Fiona Saxton Photography

The baby years are ending, I feel it in my bones I didn’t realise how different I still felt. You know how when you first become a new mam and you feel so estranged from your old self? I thought…

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Things I love about other mums…

I’ve always known that mams are pretty great – my own is ‘somethin else’. Everyone always says that if a child gets lost, go to a mum with kids and she’ll help (like she’s not got enough to manage already).…

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An open letter to my first born as he turns 6…

Arlo, I’m not sure I can put into words just how lucky I feel to be your mam. You are such a wonderful little boy. Each year I get to know you more, I love you more. Daily I say…

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