The Unspoken List

Like most expectant parents I had read a lot of books before giving birth to my little cheeky monkey. There was sound advice on the day to day essentials of feeding, sleeping, clothing etc that I followed – in hindsight a little too religiously – but there was nothing on how to prepare for the unexpected. I am referring of course to the unpleasant “unspoken” things that become part and parcel of parenting.

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Singing

Harry, your mummy can’t sing. Nowadays I don’t have a problem with it but it’s not always been that way. I vividly remember the time in primary school that I had to stand next to the music teachers piano and sing “The Lord of the Dance” and much to the amusement of my fellow classmates I was stopped before I hit the chorus. Until I hit my twenties and Dolly Parton came in to my life I shunned away from any form of sing-along…

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50 Things That Make Me Happy

Listing out the 50 things that make me happy was much easier than I thought. Also great to look back on past memories and smile at some of my choices.

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My Week at a Glance – Week 2

The fun – and not so fun things – that happened during that week. An online diary to remember the thrills and spills of motherhood that pass in the blink of an eye.

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My Week at a Glance

It’s been a great week to be out and about due to that strange yellow circle in the sky that we don’t see often enough in this country (especially Up North).  The week started off inhaling ice cream in the park on a family outing that included my grown up step…

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