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Sobering Statistics

Some sobering statistics: I’ve been ‘Sober for October’ for a personal best of 22 days. One in every three people will get cancer at some point in their life. This […]

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Liebster Award

The lovely Louisa from My Family and Abruzzo has kindly nominated my little ol’ blog for a Liebster Award after being nominated herself for her beautiful blog with the gorgeous photos (thank […]

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The Psychology of Wine

  So, I may have mentioned in passing…you know, just once or twice…that I’m going ‘Sober for October’.  I’m officially nine days in but I had an extra weekend due to the […]

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No Sense of Urgency

My children have no sense of urgency, each morning when we need to get to school; They stand watching telly wearing one shoe, eyes glazed and a mouth dribbling drool. They have no understanding […]

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Go Sober for October

Uh-oh.  Am I really ready to ‘Go Sober for October’?  It’s tough if I’m not because I’ve already signed up for it and got donations, so it’s a bit late […]

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Bed Hopping

Quick, someone give me a copy of my last post so I can recall the reasons I had for saying children are a blessing (I told you that come Monday I would need to be […]

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Blessed

As the majority of my posts are about my kids driving me completely bonkers, I wanted it to be documented that sometimes I feel so blessed by being a mum […]

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Top Ten Tips for Parents’ Meetings

J is in Year 4 and M has just started in Reception.  Last night we went to their school for a ‘Welcome Meeting’ with their teachers before a more formal parents’ […]

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A Sticky Situation

My eight year old upset me last night by doing something really quite unforgivable.  No, he didn’t tell lies, or steal, or bully.  It was much, much worse…he messed up his brand […]

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Manic Monday

Mondays are sneaky bastards, aren’t they? They just creep up on you and catch you unawares, all early mornings, finding clean uniforms and having to shower before lunch time.  No matter […]

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