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Cringe!

Or, otherwise entitled… Fish, chip and ketchup confetti   I’ve said it many times (and I’ll undoubtedly keep on saying it!)…parenting can be hard.  Really hard. Add into the mix some additional needs and your parenting role gets a WHOLE … Continue reading

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Invisible child

This needed to be written today.  I’ve no idea why.  Hope it makes sense.  Here goes: A client A case A patient A statistic A budget A diagnosis A Service user A name on a database   And to some, … Continue reading

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Let that sink in

There’s a Facebook post that seems to have been doing the rounds recently.  I can’t recall word for word, but it goes something like: Remember how hard it was caring for a newborn?  Many parents of kids with additional needs … Continue reading

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50 – grenades and glitter

  “Well, can I just say, you don’t look 49” she said. “Why thank you very much” I replied, whilst standing in front of her, completely naked from the waist up. (Fear not gentle reader, you HAVE clicked on the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Hannah – 2018

Hello Tiger, Mummy’s been a bit lackadaisical on here, so I thought I’d write you a blog post, because – as if you didn’t know already – you’ve had another birthday.   Hope you don’t mind me sharing this with everyone … Continue reading

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The “They” Gang

  Yesterday was #InternationalDayOfHappiness and, as a result, I posted a couple of things on Facebook.   …this post is inspired by one of them.   (Warning: Just so you know, I might get a tiny bit Mrs Ranty McRantipants…but … Continue reading

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STOP!

    I need to try and get up shortly, make myself look almost human, but hop in for a minute, let’s have a chat *pats duvet in inviting manner and moves over*.  Oh sorry *gathers mountain of tissues (ew!)…and … Continue reading

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Reduce Your Risk

It’s Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, so here’s our contribution to help raise awareness.  Please be aware that if you continue reading this post, I will be discussing the beautiful female form, cervical smear tests, childbirth, vaginas (including mine!) profiteroles and … Continue reading

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If I told you what the title is, you’d never read on…

  Happy New Year my lovelies!   I hope this year is a happy, healthy one for you all.   For our first post of the year – and to celebrate our blogs fourth birthday (woo hoo, yay, go us!) … Continue reading

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Over to you, Hannah!

Well, my people, I can confidently say that since Hannah came along, life has never been dull. Not one bit! As I’ve said before, there’ve been ups…aaaaaaaand quite a few downs; just like a rollercoaster. (In this respect, I guess … Continue reading

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