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Tales from Lockdown

Due to the ongoing coronavirus / COVID19 crisis, we’ve now been isolating (“social distancing” on crack) for two weeks. Slightly longer than Joe Public because my ex is high risk and we wanted to reduce the risk of the kids passing anything on. After the…

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 |  Fitness, Parenting, Personal

Ohai August

You’d think having not blogged for over a month I’d have a huge array of exciting developments to fill you in on. Unfortunately, however, my life is just chores, bum-wiping and work, and I’m too lazy to make anything exciting up so you’re not disappointed…

 |  Home & Garden

Spiders

I’ve just seen this tweet on twitter (obvious statement is obvious): Also a flamethrower https://t.co/IL6SXv8xwU — Tattooed_Mummy β™₯️ℒ (@tattooed_mummy) September 21, 2015 which got me thinking about spiders, as you do (and also wondering where that little guy’s other leg got to?) They’re a hot…

 |  Parenting

My 5 key parenting principles

Although my parenting ‘method’ is very much make-it-up-as-you-go-along, I have a set of core principles that I believe are important to creating well-rounded little human beings. Autonomy I strongly believe in a level of autonomy for my children. Primarily this means bodily autonomy: the freedom…

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Milestones

I got a little bit excited yesterday evening after Izzy told me her mouth was hurting as we brushed her teeth (oops, that sounds awful!) I had assumed she was just complaining because she was tired and grumpy, but nope… turns out she has two…

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