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This is not what I was expecting

I was hurting. My mind, my body. The inside of my cells felt like they were shrivelling up. I was dirty. Skin cells clumping together, oily hair and dried blood. The idea of what my life would look like now, after giving birth, shattered. Little pieces of me falling to my hospital bed side. Hot, light and […]

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11 Reasons Why New Mums are Gangster

Since becoming a mum, I am much more confident in every day life. I don’t feel the pressure of having to please everyone and I am more focused on what I need to do for my family. I have a sense of freedom even though technically I am less free, I am finally able to follow my […]

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Redefining what Being a ‘Man’ Really Means

Probably a little bit like me too. He’ll grow up, turn into a young LAD, and he’ll be standing in a group of friends joking around, giving it all THE BANTS, and someone will say, “…ah maaaaate, she’s so ugly, if I banged her I’d double bag it, a bag on her head and a bag on mine […]

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Places and Pick Up Lines to Attract the Perfect Mum Friend

On my mum journey I have found that having mum friends is key to mum success. Diyyaam, I just said “mum” three times in one sentence.  While we all know that mum friends are important, unfortunately there is quite an art to making the perfect mum friends. You can always find a mum friend, but finding a perfect mum friend […]

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8 Tips for Working Mums Who Are Breastfeeding (video)

Returning to work and breast-pumping has been interesting. Number one, I’ve had a boob explosion and had to run out of a meeting to pump, and number two, I’ve had to explain that my breast milk in the fridge is in fact BREAST milk, not for your tea mister! While it can be difficult at times – mostly due to the fact that […]

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5 Things You Do as a New Mum at a Music Festival

I have been so busy with moving house, starting a new job and generally being a working mother that I haven’t had a chance to write a post about my wondrous festival experience at Secret Garden Party Festival that happened back in July. I would highly recommend this festival to anyone. It has everything for […]

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Becoming a Mother is Not What I Expected

Becoming a mother has been tough, and to be honest, there have been times where I thought I don’t want this. My emotions and ideas about being a mum are all over the place. I’m in denial and I can’t let go of my former self. I don’t know which way is up and sometimes I feel normal […]

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