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Not a Red Rose or a Satin Heart

Today it would seem that my husband and children had the same idea as Carol Ann Duffy about not indulging in ‘traditional’ Valentine’s Day gifts:  ‘Not a red rose or […]

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Private. Keep Out. Or Not. Whatever.

At 10am this morning, whilst other people were going about their daily business, I was forming a human barricade across the bedroom door to prevent my children from entering.  It is worth noting […]

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Contradictions

I’m a mass of contradictions, a big ol’ un-opened can of worms, I’m super anally retentive but would rather blog than eradicate germs. I don’t like pictures to be wonky […]

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Tumble Dryer: An Ode

O Tumble Dryer, why did you have to leave me so? How am I supposed to dry our clothes, without your hot air that blows? You’ve left me writing an ode […]

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Parklife

On Sunday I took Pepper for a walk with M and Z.  Now normally that sentence would have me reaching for the Chardonnay but for a change, it was really, really […]

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Is Social Media Harmful to Your Health?

Judging by recent experiences, my answer would be: yes, social media is harmful to your health.  Here’s why: 1. On Saturday morning, I started filling the sink with water to wash […]

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Tell-Tale Signs of Impending Middle Age

Uh-oh, I’m on a slippery slope.  My name is Distressed Housewife, I’m thirty-seven and on Monday evening I went line dancing (with my mum – that’s my excuse).  Yep, that’s […]

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And They’re Off!

This morning we got up late.  I slept badly due to an overactive imagination and an insomniac three-year old who eventually ended up in bed with us.  As a result I felt like […]

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Mini Creations

Hi, my name is Max and I’m nearly five.  I drew this picture of my mummy which she was really pleased about…until I pointed out that I’d given her a big […]

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Apology to My Boy

This is an apology to my boy, my sweet little Sagittarian sunshine.  I need to say sorry to him because when I was pregnant I wanted him to be a […]

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