Out With The New …

Out with the new and in with the old. It’s the other way around for most people but we are not most people. In the last quarter of 2016, we spent quite a few nights in hospital with Ethan. It happened quickly […]

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The Fairytale of Christmas

It’s Christmas week babe , In our wild house, The eldest said to me, won’t ate another thing, And then he threw a dance , The same ol’ meltdown tune, I turned my face away, And dreamed about school. Well I ain’t […]

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Beyond The Gates

It was a cold winter’s day with the promise of a white Christmas on the horizon. We drove through the gates in silence. It was bigger than we thought. The grounds were sprawled with buildings , shrubs and a few Zebras which […]

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World Toilet Day

  There’s a place we all need to visit when out in public. A place, that as we turn the handle of the door, we hope that it has, at the very least a clean seat and some toilet roll. How often […]

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Regrets , anyone ?

We don’t talk about them much, but I think most people have regrets – Mr. Sinatra was very lucky that he had too few to mention, eh? I have regrets. I have personal regrets, which I am not going to bore you […]

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This is Halloween

It’s just not the same. It’s not like the Halloweens of my childhood…does that mean it’s better or worse? I feel it’s better on one hand; we’ve got a far more inclusive land. Yet on the other, there are many things I […]

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No Offense but…

How many times has someone you know started a sentence with those three little words – No offense but… How many times has a stranger said those words to you? No offense but translates to ; this is offensive but I am […]

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The School gate mammies

There are a lot of different types of school gate mammies . Shall we talk about them and see how many you recognise? The perfectly dressed one. You glare at the togetherness of her ,she always greets you with a smile each […]

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ADHD …what it means to our family

  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects children & teens and can continue into adulthood. ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed mental disorder of children. Children with ADHD may be hyperactive and unable to control their impulses, or they may have trouble […]

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Never Ever Have I Ever …

  Let’s play ‘Never Ever Have I’ parent version : What you will need: More than one parent, so your partner can play too. A fresh coffee . Wine if it’s after wine o clock – you decide what wine o clock […]

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