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Curve Balls

If there is one thing I have learnt in life it’s the harsh reality that nothing ever goes to plan. When I was a little girl I had this idealistic plan in my head. The whole marriage, 2 children, ‘perfect family life’. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not ungrateful for what I’ve got and I […]

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What Mother’s Day means to me…..

I remember growing up when it was just myself and my Mum. Seeing how hard she worked to provide for us, look after me and play both parenting roles. I just remember just wanting to always show her how grateful I was for everything she ever did for me. I still feel like that now.  […]

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Don’t judge a book by its cover

Don’t judge a book by its cover is one of my favourite sayings.  You never know what someone is having to deal with. You don’t know what’s going on inside. I remember the early days after I had lost Ethan, looking around and thinking that everyone who had a baby where lucky. That they had […]

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Pinterest Mum

What I wish I knew before I became a Mummy. I don’t know about you but about 80% of the time I am totally winging it with this motherhood malarkey! I couldn’t wait to be a Mummy and have my own children when I was younger. I thought I would smash parenting. With always having […]

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Self care for children.

Let’s talk about about self care but not in the sense we are all discussing at the moment. We all talk about looking after ourselves and taking time out from the busy stressful life but what about children? We expect so much from them, we expect them to be on their best behaviour, to do […]

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Me and my Step Son

William and I have been spending time together cooking recently. He’s not a massive fan in baking so given the chance he much prefers making a meal. I have been in his life since he was two years old, he’s now 14. I love how our relationship is changing now he is older. It’s almost […]

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Leaving the nest

It’s something that we all know as parents that one day our children will leave home. Something that until recently it never occured to me that I would be thinking about it already. Let me explain, our eldest William is almost 14 now, he lives with his Mum and comes to see us every other […]

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October 

October is a funny ole month and a complete mix of emotions. Especially this year with the charity event. The charity event went great by the way. I actually really enjoyed it! I couldn’t have done it without the help I had and it was truly a great success. There were a couple of things […]

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Being a Step Mum

Hello! Welcome back to my blog. I have to apologise for my absence but this year has been really pants for illnesses in our house! I currently feel like I am always unwell so that’s why it has taken me a while to get around to writing a new blog. Anyway, that isn’t what this […]

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Introducing Me! 

Hi. So as this is my first blog I figured I would introduce myself properly! I am in my 30’s and live with my husband and our youngest son Alfie. Together in total we have 3 boys. My Step Son (William) is currently 12 years old and at high school. He comes to stay with […]