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Painful Pampering

For the last couple of weeks, my body has been telling me that it needs some TLC; the grey hairs have been threatening to rear their ugly heads, the rough […]

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Baby Brain

Can someone tell me how long Baby Brain lasts, please?  My three year old was booked in for his pre-school injections this morning and even though I had written the […]

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Biology

On his camping weekend with the Beavers, our seven year old bought a sticky alien that you put in the fridge and apparently has a baby in three weeks.  As […]

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Four Hours

Yesterday I cleaned SOLIDLY for four hours; I pulled out every piece of furniture and vacuumed and mopped behind it.  I wiped down doors, windows, radiators, walls and skirting boards.  […]

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The Brothers Grimm

It’s like Goldilocks and the Three Bears in our house; I set out a small, medium and large toothbrush and put different amounts of toothpaste on each; I sort three […]

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On the 19th Day of June…

On the 19th day of June, my true love sent to me, An oven that blew up at teatime.   On the 19th day of June, my true love sent […]

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Ashes to Ashes

Little did we know when we went to Birmingham this weekend for the Good Food Show Summer that we would be travelling back in time, circa 1988. We went to […]

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The Mother of All Invention

There’s very little that I’ve impressed myself with domestically since I’ve become a mum, but when I found myself using safety pins to ‘hem’ the bottom of Josh’s school trousers […]

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The Change

As I walked the dog at 7.30am this morning, I began to think how things have changed in the last fifteen or so years… …’cos fifteen years ago, the only […]

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Blitzing Bonanza

So far, by sorting just through the cupboards in our bedroom today, I have found (and this is honestly no exaggeration): Four new contact lens cases.  Just one of these would […]

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