Reality Bites!

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urfcuked
People just CAN’T help themselves. The second you announce your pregnancy everyone has an opinion and boy, do you know about it. Initial comments generally highlight someone else’s sixth sense, keen skills of observation and all round badass intelligence: ‘I knew it! That night when we went to dinner and you drove home – it was soooo obvious. You never drive! You are normally far too wasted!’ ‘I thought you were looking a little bit fuller figured’. ‘You really are glowing – I suspected as much’. ‘It’s going to be a girl. I know it. I can just feel it’. ... Read More

Great Expectations

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Exasperated woman
In all honesty I can say that my expectations of being a mother were fairly low which I now believe stood me in pretty good stead. As a child I have memories of doodling wedding dresses when bored in class and was totally sucked into the Disney version of Happy Ever After despite coming from a broken home. I wanted to find The One and share my life with someone but from a young age and arguably into a significant part of my adulthood, children never featured in my vision of the future. For plenty of friends they did. Being ... Read More

Why Being a Mum of One Rocks!

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Sunbathing women
One of the many joys about being on holiday is not only that I get to spend more time with my husband and son but also that I get to spend more time, guilt free, by myself. When my son is at nursery I very rarely allow myself the luxury of sitting in the garden, reading a book or going shopping, it is all laundry, chores and working from home. On holiday however, my husband and I often take it in turns to play with our son in the pool or on the beach so that one of us always ... Read More