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Introducing my #BML16 Sponsor!

So just weeks after having the privilege of reviewing their rather dashing Stuart Point rugby top I’m absolutely delighted to announce Lucas Frank as my #BML16 sponsor.  In case, you’ve missed my previous post, Brit Mums Live is the UK’s biggest blog event of the year! Now, it could just be the overall growing excitement at the thought […]

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To M on Your 12th Birthday. It’s Not You, It’s Me. Sorry

Dear Musical M, you’re 12. I know it never really means anything to others when they see their social media feeds flooded with pictures of kids growing up and the customary ‘I can’t believe s/he is x yrs old!’ from the parents. But…fact is, I simply can’t believe you’re 12.  Frankly, I spent so long […]

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The #OopsFiles 16: Guest Blogger Wry Mummy

Every year my kids have a birthday.  It’s dreadfully inconvenient.  There ought to be a law making it compulsory that birthdays are only celebrated every [insert number of kids] years.  Musical M turned 12 last weekend.  My stomach turned over at the thought of having to  actually do stuff for her birthday.  Yep, I’m no […]

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A Lucas Frank Rugby Shirt? I Should Coco!

I’M SLIGHTLY OBSESSED WITH LIGHTHOUSES. I don’t know when it started but I really do gravitate towards anything of the lighthouse variety.  (I er may have steered Dreamy D, into having a nautical-themed room now that he’s no longer sharing with his sisters, ahem.)  As a blogger, I get followed every day by new people […]

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So What Do You Do All Day?!

So I tumble out of bed, make it downstairs with minutes to spare before the time to leave the house (yep Hubster is a saint who’s got the breakfast/packed lunch gig down to a fine art as I’m usually up til stupid o’clock blogging the night before), drop them all off at school/office/police station (ok last one […]

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The #OopsFiles 14 Guest Blogger: Single Mum Speaks

Did I laugh when this landed in my inbox?  Yep.  The whole thing is great and probably the most unusual  submission I’ve received so far.  The #OopsFiles series just gets weirder each week and I mean that in the best possible way!  The erm ‘Danish bit’ really made me laugh, although I realised afterwards that […]

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The #OopsFiles 13: Guest Blogger Pink Noam

Welcome back for another edition of the #OopsFiles, the guest blog series that’s earning a reputation as a place where willing bloggers – yes they’re actually WILLING – come to  confess their sins/embarrassing life stories!  Now, two themes have come up a few times since the series began: nakedness and public transport indiscretions.  Blimey.  This […]

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5 Reasons Why The Tooth Fairy Never Came

I’m not the bake-sale mum with perfect coiffed hair. I’d eat all the cakes, would rather endure Celine Dion on constant loop than attend football practice and my hair is decidely un-’coiffable’.  However, to go as far as admit that I am in fact the mum who cannot, for the life of her, remember to […]

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They Are All Leaving and They’re Taking My Childhood With Them

I sat down to write something the day after beloved and respected British comedian Ronnie Corbett passed away. I had been enjoying the Easter holidays with my kids, having one of those leisurely days where they played, listened to music and we made casual plans to do something in the gorgeous Maltese sunshine.  Then, 24/7 blogger […]

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