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I became a parent in November 2009 and, as the cliché goes, my world turned upside down. PHP posts turned to pregnancy, midnight gaming turned to midnight (and 1am, and 2am, and ...) feeds. Here lies documented tales of poop, boobs, toddler tantrums and the nitty gritty that goes with being Mum.

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Moving Day!

The day has finally arrived! Karl and I went to pick up the keys and let ourselves into the new flat. It’s just as spacious and light as when we looked around. And, I have to say, I was blown away by the thoughtfulness of…

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Nearly There

Less than 3 days to go until the big move. We’re almost living exclusively out of boxes at the moment. Anything remotely fun or interesting is packed away, as is most of the kitchen stuff (did that this evening). The only thing that isn’t packed…

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Is it the 13th yet?

Every day is sloooowly draaaagging by. Every second feels like a minute, every minute like an hour. It’s still January. Why is it still January? Why is it not February? Can’t we get to the 13th already? I want to finish packing, I want to…

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We’re Moving (Again)

Karl and I have been living at our current address for 12 months, as of the end of February. Looking through our tenancy agreement a couple of weeks ago, I found a clause. This clause was staring right at me, and I can’t believe that…

 |  Parenting, Personal, Pets

Family Fuss and Fur

On Friday (3rd) my sister was taken in to hospital with suspected appendicitis. After 2 days of poking and prodding at the local hospital, it was decided she didn’t have appendicitis. She was taken by ambulance to another hospital, where she had keyhole surgery on…

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One Rule for Them

Remember how back in May last year I told you all that I thought that the Madeleine McCann kidnapping was neglect? Apparently the majority of you agreed with me. I’m sure there were others around the country who felt the same; others in positions of…

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