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Let's face it. No mum really knows what she's doing.


May 2017


So here is a little update on my Black Dog story.  I was feeling quite down for about a week. Writing about these sort of things helps me. As does talking, laughing and generally trying to be an idiot!  I... Continue Reading →


Friend. What does this term mean to you? I'm watching the series '13 Reasons Why' and the idea of friendship is really put to the rest.  What is a friend? What makes a friend? How does a friendship work?  Is... Continue Reading →

A touch of the black dog

I have an invisible shadow following me. It's in the shape of a dog. A black dog.  No one can see it. Sometimes it stands guard at my front door not allowing me out. These days I stay home.  Sometimes... Continue Reading →

Blessed to be a mum

I recently stumbled across a news article slamming mum blogs for painting a picture of motherhood as torture.  Sleepless nights. No social life. Messy house. Greasy hair. Cheese on toast every night for dinner.  It said that the new generation... Continue Reading →

Parenting differences

Since becoming a parent eight years ago I've seen many different parenting styles. From one end of the spectrum to the other.  There's no rule book on parenting. There's no right or wrong. What works for you may not work... Continue Reading →

Here is what you can’t see. 

Emotional post ahead... To the parent with judgement in their eyes watching my son behaving 'badly' at the birthday party. To the shop keeper giving me a look as if to say 'control your child'. To the people who call my... Continue Reading →


This thought happened two days ago but I'm only getting around to writing about it now. I've been so busy I've hardly had time to wipe my own arse. (Too busy swiping everyone else's!) So I was walking up to... Continue Reading →

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