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On Things That Have Changed, Since I Last Blogged

I love blogging. But lately, it’s been hard to find the words to blog, since I use up so many of my words on a daily basis to pay the bills. Doing what you love, for yourself, is hard when … Continue reading

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On Adult ADD: 5 Things I Want Non-ADD People To Know

People are always surprised when I tell them I take medication because I’ve been diagnosed with ADD. “But you’re an adult,” they say, “how can you possibly have ADD?”. Well. ADD is something that you have your whole life. Much … Continue reading

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On Having Boys: It’s An Adventure, For Sure

A few days ago, I spent a morning working at my favourite coffee shop/waffle house in the Vale. Despite being absorbed in my writing, I couldn’t help but eavesdrop on a conversation going on next to me. Two moms were … Continue reading

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On Fathering: You’re Better Than You Think

Yesterday was Father’s Day. Despite the Hallmark commercial nature of the occasion, it was an opportunity for me to reflect. To appreciate and recognise you as my partner in parenting. To acknowledge your contribution and take time to make the … Continue reading

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On Lessons I’ve Learned Since The Big Three Oh

I didn’t pay much attention to the fact that I turned 30 last December. I was too busy chasing deadlines and trying not to be a shitty mom to notice that I was no longer in my 20s. Since life … Continue reading

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I Can’t Believe We Made This

Every now and again it hits me that I have a six year old. That he’s only six. I’m so busy treating him like a mini-adult and regiment every aspect of his life, that I often forget he’s only a … Continue reading

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On Being A Chicken-Shit Scaredy Cat

I don’t know when it happened. This whole me-being-a-scaredy-cat thing. It seems to have gradually snuck up on me. I’m not fearless and I really don’t like being scared. I can’t watch scary movies. It’s not fun. I don’t dig … Continue reading

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About A Kid.

Dear Kid, We’re just two weeks shy of your 6th birthday. It’s super-hard to comprehend that you’re going to be SIX. You’ll be starting Big School properly next year, and you’re well on your way to being 18 and an … Continue reading

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On Second Child Syndrome

I had an interesting conversation yesterday with some moms I know about Second Child Syndrome. Something that I’ve experienced recently owing to the fact that I’ve recently had a second child. Duh. Turns out Second Child Syndrome is a lot … Continue reading

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This Winter Has Been Game-Of-Thrones Long. Over It.

Usually, I adore winter. I’m a fan of hot soup and thick coats and I LOVE snuggling on the couch with a blanket while watching movies. I love scarves and comfort food, frost on my windscreen in the morning. I … Continue reading

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