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Mother daughter love

Vicky Baynton-Williams - 23 Aug 16

I have a 3 year old daughter. She likes to play with my hair whilst she sucks her thumb. She loves music and dancing. She adores books. She gives epic cuddles. She likes watching Mr Tumble and Justin Bieber videos. She reenacts ‘circle time’...
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Teenagers: Handle with Care

Mrs R - 21 Aug 16

The funny thing about teenagers is that they can look like adults. They may sometimes look like adults, but appearances can be deceiving. They are not adults. They are not children either. They are teenagers, inhabiting the fraught no man’s land between the two...
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My Amazing Body

Alice Archer - 19 Aug 16

I wore a bikini for the first time in over a year the other day. As I looked down at myself I saw something (well, quite a few things) that made me think about body image and the pressures we sometimes feel to ‘get...
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Social Media Helped Me Find ‘Me’

Mamathriftstyle - 17 Aug 16

With the exception of a few unfortunate very sick days (on our belated honeymoon no less!), occasional nausea and some persistent heartburn, I was fortunate to experience a straightforward and actually quite enjoyable pregnancy overall. This was a huge relief given that I had...
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Embracing lazy days

Upside Mum - 10 Aug 16

I’m sure most parents, like me, try to plan lots of activities, trips and outings to keep your children busy and happy at the weekends and during the school holidays. We want them to have fun, to experience what life has to offer and...
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Summer Mother

Guilty Mother - 8 Jul 16

If you’re heading for sunnier shores this summer, you might be feeling the pressure of getting ‘beach ready’? Aside from all that plucking and waxing, what on earth does that mean? I’ll happily be ready for a beach anytime; but I have a secret. If we...
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Keep Cool & Don’t Lose Your S**t!

Siobhan Miller - 6 Jul 15

Hot Tips to Beat the Heatwave with Kids… 1. Binks binks binks – that’s ‘baths in sinks’… For the baby, obviously. After breakfast, after lunch, after dinner. All day long. 2. Frozen frubes – homemade fro yo on the quick and easy. 3. Fan – went...
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Mum to a teen and a toddler!

ClaireH - 16 Aug 16

I had my son when I was just 16 and my daughter arrived a whole 17 years later after much heartache and 3 gruelling rounds of IVF. The list of differences far out weighs the similarities between my two experiences from my relationships, conception,...
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How I Enjoyed Becoming the The NO Woman

notaneffingfairytale - 8 Aug 16

Did you ever read the book ‘The Yes Man’ by Danny Wallace? Basically, Danny Wallace said ‘yes’ to every opportunity that came his way for a month as an antidote to his lonely, single state, because a stranger on a bus told him to....
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Thigh Gap Crap

SARAH ASLETT - 5 Aug 16

Are you familiar with the term ‘thigh gap’? Do you know what or where it is? Or as in my case, where it should be? Well allow me to enlighten you – the thigh gap or lack there of, is “the measured space between...
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Confession: I am a rubbish friend

Stephanie Kirsch - 12 Aug 16

My name is Stephanie. And I am a rubbish friend. There. I’ve said it out loud. A thought which has been on my mind a lot at the moment. Today I replied to a friend’s text message. She’d originally texted me two days ago....
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10 Tips on How To Prepare for A Baby

Anniki Sommerville - 11 Aug 16

Sometimes I think being pregnant is the WORST possible preparation you can have for having a baby. If you think about it, when you’re pregnant (certainly the first time), everyone makes you cups of tea. Your partner might even cook you a delicious meal and massage...
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Keep on running

SARAH TOPPING - 23 Aug 16

Or in some cases, don’t. This morning I went running, which somebody recently informed me is ‘the work of Satan’. That seems a bit...
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Check your lemons

Lisa Hedley - 24 Aug 16

Never has a picture had as much significance to me as this one on my profile picture. This picture was taken about a year...

THE GREAT AND THE GOOD

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My Amazing Body

Alice Archer - 19 Aug 16

I wore a bikini for the first time in over a year the other...
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Embracing lazy days

Upside Mum - 10 Aug 16

I’m sure most parents, like me, try to plan lots of activities, trips and...
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Thigh Gap Crap

SARAH ASLETT - 5 Aug 16

Are you familiar with the term ‘thigh gap’? Do you know what or where...

THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT

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Happy Holiday!

Rebecca Hurr - 25 Jul 16

No school run, no packed lunches or clock watching; I love the holidays, but...
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Crafty crap

Melissa burgess - 3 Mar 16

So world book day today… I lucked out, I had asked for some dress...
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Those rainy TV days…

Anniki Sommerville - 3 Jan 16

Yesterday was a bad-parenting day. I was hung-over. It was raining. I tried to...

SUMMER LOVIN'

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Summer Mother

Guilty Mother - 8 Jul 16

If you’re heading for sunnier shores this summer, you might be feeling the pressure...
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Get Beach Body Ready!

Thatmumblog - 16 May 16

  This is a VERY important post to remind you that if you haven’t...

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The day I dropped my son

Anonymous Mummy - 30 Jun 16

It was the school holidays. As usual it was raining. I had forgotten a...
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Stillbirth still happens

Michelle Cottle - 30 Jun 16

Stillbirth still happens. And it actually happens a lot. Why didn’t I know this?...

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The Curse of Mealtimes

Molly Gunn - 24 Mar 15

I feel exactly like the woman in the picture above. I’m not sure how I’ve...
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Being A Mum Without A Mum

Georgina Fuller - 15 Oct 14

My mum was the kind of mother that everyone wanted. She was immense fun...

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An *alternative* A to Z of Motherhood

Kate Chapman - 11 Jun 15

A is for Arms – after having kids, two will never be enough again. Although in time you will find yourself quite adept at most household tasks...
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Am I happy or just busy?

Rachel Jeffcoat - 20 Feb 16

I had stupid gum surgery last Saturday. Stupid because putting the words ‘gum’ and ‘surgery’ together sounds like you’re trying to be dramatic, but...
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Are you feeding her yourself?

Mary-Ellen Krause - 4 Feb 16

  This Christmas, I found myself locked in conversation with a dear friend. Musing about the joys and tribulations of motherhood. Looking back over...
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BEING A MUM ON THE LOOSE

Molly Gunn - 14 Jul 15

Have you seen this woman? Have you seen The Mum On the Loose? You’ll know her, if you see her. This is the woman...
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Finding parenting perfection

Victoria Leek - 24 Jul 16

For anyone prone to perfectionism, and even those who are not, being a parent can be challenging. While it is without doubt the best...
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“Three boys, so you’ll try for a girl?”

Danielle Hassall - 5 Apr 16

Today I saw a beautiful picture on Instagram of a mother who had just given birth, her face was full of overwhelming love and...
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DON’T STOP DANCING

Hannah Saunders - 20 Oct 13

By the time I had my first child, at 41, I had been a dancing party girl for nearly 3 decades and had perfected...
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Feminism is for the boys too

Rowan Clarke - 12 Mar 16

International Women’s Day, and among the social media stories of inspiring, strong women came the plaintive utterances of a few men: “why isn’t there...
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Finding the ‘U’ in Mum

Natali Drake - 14 Aug 14

Did you know our generation of women have it easier than ever? In fact life is peachy. We have chipped away at the glass...

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