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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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The Dash

On Monday it was the first anniversary of my mother-in-law’s death.  My husband wanted to let it pass as quietly as possible and treat it like any other day…as much as […]

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Epic Fail

I woke up to a house looking like it’d been burgled Until realisation suddenly dawned on me; My family was guilty so I couldn’t have them arrested, However satisfying that would be. Through half-open eyes […]

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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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When Does it Get Easier?

Just when does it get easier, letting your children go? My son has gone to Beaver camp and the time is going so slow. I walked past his empty room […]

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That’s What Little Boys Are Made Of…

Long curling lashes, nude bottom flashes, daily knee gashes… That’s what little boys are made of. Copious cuddles and kisses, a wealth of near misses… That’s what little boys are made […]

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Me Time

I cast my mind back to when ‘me time’ included Booking into a salon where hairy bits were denuded. Now I balance with one leg on the side of the bath, And attack vaginal fuzz […]

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Daredevil

My toddler is a daredevil, a feisty little chap. Every day he hurtles round and suffers some mishap. Yesterday he thought it fun, in just his socks to slide, On […]

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What Do You Do?

What do you do when someone you love has lost their mum? When it’s left them so devastated that all they feel is numb? What do you do when you see […]

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The Day That We Had Kids

Ah, long car journeys with kids, don’t you just love ’em?  This is a description of our drive home from Cumbria yesterday, to the tune of American Pie by Don […]

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