Valentine’s Day – Before and After Kids

Valentine's Day - Before and After Kids |

ICYMI it’s Valentine’s Day this weekend. The day synonymous with love, romance and ridiculously overpriced flowers. The day all single people are supposed to dread (according to every Hollywood movie I’ve ever seen anyway), and the day that those of us in committed, loving relationships are showered with romantic gifts and whisked off on amazing adventures. Sound about right? Hmmm… […]

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Why toddlers are better than babies

Why toddlers are better than babies |

With my youngest turning two next week I’ve been feeling nostalgic and a little melancholy that my baby isn’t really a baby anymore (not that he’s been a baby for about a year, but whatever! Hormones!). Reminiscing about my babies being babies is making my ovaries very noisy, and the situation isn’t helped by the fact that we’re currently experiencing […]

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Loving me, through them

Loving me, through them |

“She’s you all over,” says a friend, gesturing to Little Miss, who’s doing a crazy sideways crab-dance over in the corner of the room. Yep, I nod. “He’s got your eyes,” says an old lady in the queue at the supermarket. I smile. I know. It’s a very surreal thing, seeing miniature versions of yourself wandering around. I’ll catch a facial […]

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