Category Archives: Life on the journey

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Another one of those weekly round ups

It’s Friday lunchtime, the boys are watching Mike the Knight for the 100th time and for the sake of an old school weekly round up, here we go. To be honest it’s been a pretty good week (all things being … Continue reading

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Thoughts from the gathering gloom

It is Tuesday evening Outside the rain gently falls on dry ground. Inside the dishwasher hums. The fridge murmurs and the house is still. The boys are asleep. Husbandface is out. It’s just me and this quiet. I sit at … Continue reading

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What I’ve been into May/June edition.

I really dropped the reading mojo in May. It was a pretty horrible month. Husbandface briefly returned to work until being signed off again worse than before. I think I had a long cold that didn’t shift and reading got … Continue reading

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“Some other day when my morning comes, I’ll be the one that’s waited all night…”

A hot and sticky night. In the room next to me son1 is tossing and turning listening to CBeebies Radio. Son2 has oddly found sleep easily tonight and is snoring hard. I am pottering around the house slowly putting to … Continue reading

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Parenting thoughts…

This weekend I was asked to share some top tips on parenting, gathered from my years as a parent so far. To be honest I felt like a bit of a fraud, this world still feels very new and I … Continue reading

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Friday round up

Here we are, back to the routine of end of the week blogging. Phew. We have spent the last week enjoying London with the American family of husbandface. It has been a wonderful break from the norms of life, from … Continue reading

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Dear friend, so you’re about to become a Mum…

Dear lovely one.  Wow. You are about to become a Mum. That reality you’ve ached for over so many years. A Mum. Responsible for a tiny life, her hand in yours.  I wish I could prepare you for what is … Continue reading

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