Month: April 2015

Mental Health

My Journey to Liking Myself

My journey to liking myself hasn’t been an easy one I spent my teens and early twenties hiding behind an inebriated party persona, but scratch the surface and there was a little girl inside me crying over the fact that she never got to be a kid. That she always had to be the brave […]

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Unsugar Coated Motherhood

Do You Want to be a Better Parent?

I’ve made no secret here on the blog that my eldest daughter is a terrible sleeper, and often presents us with very challenging behaviour. My hubby and I have read numerous books, blogs and websites over the years in the hope of becoming better parents. In the hope that the knowledge they impart will put […]

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Writing

50 Things that make Me Happy #50things

Here are 50 Things which make me happy. What makes you happy? 1. Having a decent night and everyone waking up in a good mood. 2. The cackling happy sounds of my girls laughing when they’re playing. 3. Watching my baby boy grow and transform each day into a toddler (toilet splashing and all!) 4. […]

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Writing

Brit Mums Carnival: Achieving Dreams

Brit Mums Carnival: Achieving Dreams Well hello sunshine, I could get used to having you around! Is it just me, or is everything easier when the sun is blazing in the background? I absolutely adore this time of year, and the hope it brings, I find it is often when I’m at my most creative. In fact […]

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Unsugar Coated Motherhood

Top Tips for Surviving the Witching Hour

The time between my kids finishing their tea and falling asleep is often fraught in our house. With the needs of three children to meet all at once it can get very hairy indeed, and this week has been a shocker. When friends ask me how I hold it together, I tell them truthfully that […]

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